December 15, 2022
Callum Tio: Training a World-Class Workforce
“Shipbuilding right now is an exciting time on the West Coast. It’s a chance to rebuild the industry and there is so much opportunity for innovation.” Meet Callum Tio, Training and Development Supervisor for Vancouver Shipyards’ electrical department. Providing employees with high-quality learning experiences is an important aspect of our company culture and we know it makes for happier and more productive workers. Callum is tasked with the responsibility of providing the necessary training and preparedness for the incoming electrical workforce. By demonstrating the necessary standards and providing hands-on practical experience, he’s able to get them ready to execute on the shop floor. We spoke with Callum to learn more about why he’s passionate about shipbuilding.
Aruntha Davies: Guiding our People Strategy
“It’s definitely a great place to be for career development and growth, and just to be part of history with the ships that we’re building here.” Meet Aruntha Davies, a Senior HR Business Partner at Seaspan. She spends her days advising our teams and knows first-hand the level of skill and ingenuity we have throughout our company. We’re always looking for talented employees to apply for rewarding work in the marine transportation and shipbuilding industry in Metro Vancouver and on Vancouver Island to fill jobs in our operations, ashore, management, service and at-sea teams. We spoke to Aruntha to learn more about why she chose to be part of our winning team.
Dajuan Dilworth: Ensuring Safety is First and Foremost
“I love the whole environment of us keeping workers safe while we build ships.” Meet Dajuan Dilworth, a Field Safety Officer with Seaspan who knows that workers are trusting us to keep them safe. We take great pride in our Core Values of Safety, Care, Efficiency and Accountability. With industry-leading safety systems and the best safety performance in the industry, we are committed to achieving and maintaining an injury-free and healthy workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors. As a member of the safety team at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards, Dajuan Dilworth lives these values every day by ensuring that our shipbuilding team can do their work safely and effectively. We spoke to Dajuan to find out more about his typical day at work.
Jessica McHaffie: Following in Her Family’s Footsteps
“The people at Seaspan are awesome, they are really welcoming…” Meet Jess McHaffie, Manager of Marine Personnel at Seaspan Marine. She knows that when working in the marine industry, no two days are the same. We spoke to Jess to hear more about her role in supporting the crews who sail Seaspan’s tugboats.