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Sr Technical Superintendent

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
$100,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 15, 2019
Job ID
Senior Technical Superintendent

We are looking for am experienced Technical Superintendent to manage the day to day operational readiness, maintenance and regulatory compliance of a fleet of international towing vessels.  Provides support with regard to equipment inspections, vessel surveys, repairs, dry-dockings and yard periods to other regions, divisions and companies as required.

Essential Functions:
  • Develops and reviews planned operations and maintenance program for vessels.
  • Determines methods, lengths and costs of necessary vessel maintenance and repairs.
  • Trains engineers with regard to vessel systems, repairs, and regulatory compliance.
  • Supports the ships to comply with Class, Flag State, SOLAS, USCG and Company’s SMS requirements.
  • Ability to analyze problems via communication while a vessel is at sea or in a remote location.
  • Evaluates and initiates corrective action on emergency/casualty repairs for vessels.
  • Monitors all engineering work-in-progress for planned and unplanned maintenance and repairs for vessels.
  • Evaluates and initiates proper corrective action to eliminate additional expenses to maintenance and repair budget.
  • Provides help for inspection of vessels by regulatory groups. Accompanies USCG and Class surveyors for mid-period inspections, load line annual surveys, special, intermediate surveys and other regulatory inspections.
  • Responsible for the remedy and repair of all deficiencies, operational and administrative.  
  • These are international towing vessels, international travel will be involved.

Preferred Skills and Experience: 
  • University Engineering degree - Marine Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in the maritime industry
  • Senior Engineering license is a plus
  • 3-5 years as a port engineer or shore side management with towing vessels
  • Experience with vessel new build projects and site supervision
  • Experience sailing internationally required