Assistant Technical Superintendent

  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Location:London / North Kent
  • Salary:£On request
  • Vacancy Ref:59/09/22

An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our clients for an Assistant Technical Superintendent. We are keen to hear from candidates working in a similar capacity or at Chief / 2nd Engineer level and considering moving into a shore role. Towage experience would be desirable.

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  • Duties and Responsibilities:

    Ensuring the full technical readiness of all the vessels operated within the port and our service commitment to our customers.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the control of technical budget for the maintenance and dry dockings, including monitoring of and control of the costs of repairs and maintenance.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the preparation, monitoring and control of repair and maintenance budgets for the fleet including records of spare part, fuel and lub. oil usage.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the management, planning and coordination of maintenance, regular service periods, dry-docks and upgrades through the designated service contractors / vessel crew as appropriate.

    The development, implementation and usage of planned maintenance and purchase systems via group computerised management systems.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent in the control of the supply of equipment, Spares etc. via SERTICA.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent in the Coordination of surveys, inspections and certification ensuring that the vessels are fully operational in accordance with local, national, flag and classification society requirements.

    Assist in the Planning, supervision and management of dry-docking, vessel upgrades and other major repair or upgrade periods, sometimes at external ports, ensuring timely, prompt return to the fleet of vessels under repair. Input to the preparation of vessel specifications and appraisal of new tonnage requirements.

    The promotion of safety and safe working practices as an operational priority, ensuring that adequate safety equipment is available with PPE worn in accordance with company operations manual.

    In the event of damage to a vessel to prepare in conjunction with the Port Management team all necessary Hull and Machinery claim reports and claims documentation.

    Assist the Technical Superintendent in the development of port based engineering expertise among selected vessel crew capable of accepting delegated responsibility for local engineering planning and maintenance.

    Assist in the planning, implementation and monitoring a programme of training of vessel crew to meet required operational, technical and safety standards.

    To work as a practical liaison between crew and management.

    To assist, undertake and perform other duties as may be required from time to time to ensure the operational efficiency of the business in other regions

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  • Experience required:

    Previous operational/management experience is required Marine experience including management of sea going crew is essential Strong IT and technical skills Experience of managing budget Strong communication skills – written and oral Ability to get to the root of the problem and to come up with innovative solutions Good team working skills Planning and organisational skills Ability to work under pressure to hard deadline

  • Qualifications required:

    Engineering qualification min Class 2 Motor Unlimited (Class 1 Desirable) Electro – Technical Engineer min HNC / HND in Electrical Engineering. Must have the ability to cross train for Technical Superintendent qualifications.

  • Location:

    London / North Kent

  • Salary:

    £On request

  • Additional benefits:

    Private health care, Car or allowance, Bonus, Excellent pension

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