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Technical Superintendent - Towing Vessels

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New York City, NY
$75,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 10, 2017
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Job Description:
The Port Engineer is a skilled engineer who is responsible for estimating, planning, and performing short and long-term maintenance, repairs, and modifications on vessels for a specific region.

Position Details:

*Ensures all vessel engineers are properly trained, qualified, and comply with a regulatory training and/or certifications.
*Assists in the development and adherence of the maintenance and repair budget.
*Supervises the timely and cost effective maintenance, repair, modifications, and refurbishment projects of existing fleet.
*Develops dry-docking specifications, vendor bid packages, and evaluation projects.
*Monitors the contractor and/or shipyard during maintenance and repair projects.
*Conducts on-site surveys of vessels and equipments to determine maintenance and repair needs.
*Makes repair recommendations to General Manager.
*Analyzes problems and interfaces with appropriate operations personnel.

Required Experience:
*2-5 years as an engineer on tugboats and mechanical experience working on Detroit Diesel 71 Series, EMD,
 Fairbanks Morse, and Caterpillar engines. Electrical system experience also required.
*High School Degree or equivalent is required.
*A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred. Maritime Academy graduate is preferred.
*USCG Merchant Mariner Credential and Transportation Worker Identification Card.
*USCG license preferred.
*Strong analytical, communication, and problem solving skills.

Compensation and Benefits: The client offers competitive salaries, team oriented working environment and a comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance and Training Reimbursement.