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Technical Superintendent

Company: Witt O'Brien's
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

SEACOR is a diverse family of businesses with career opportunities of all kinds open to dedicated people.Position Title: Technical SuperintendentReports To: Technical DirectorSchedule: 0800 - 1700 Monday through Friday and additional as requiredPositions Supervised: -Ship staff and contractors as requiredRequired Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's degree in Marine Engineering and/or Naval ArchitectureExperience: 15 years of combined experience sailing as Licensed Engineering Officer and working in a shoreside technical role. Shipyard experience will be accepted in lieu of shipboard experience.Skills/Software: Working experience with Excel, Word and OutlookTraits: Ability to travel as necessary for projects, ability to work well with others, self-starter, proactive, flexible with work schedule, well organizedPreferred Qualifications: Licenses/Certifications: USCG, Unlimited third Engineer's license or greaterExperience: Past dry-dock or major repair supervisory experienceMajor Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vessels are operated in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, ensuring compliance with Class and Statutory and Company regulations while protecting asset value
  • Provide day to day Technical support and guidance to assigned vessels
  • Monitor vessel performance and ensure follow up action
  • Management of vessel Repair & Maintenance budgets and operating expenditure in coordination with the relevant Marine Superintendents and Operations teams
  • Responsible for the overall management of repair and maintenance for assigned vessels including routine voyage repairs, regulatory surveys, dry docking shipyard events, emergencies, casualties and modifications.
  • Promotes a professional relationship with the officers and crew. Set clear goals and expectations and coach and develop Chief Engineers in line with Competence and Performance Management objectives. Participate in interviews and make recommendations regarding new-hires and promotions.
  • Act as the main contact for technical coordination for assigned vessels
  • Carry out regular vessel visits to confirm condition and compliance with Seabulk Operating Standards and provide Vessel Condition reports -
  • Monitor and assure maintenance software (NS) is utilized properly, verifying repairs and maintenance are properly reported and standard jobs are followed -
  • Support company emergency response by participating in the company Incident command team as needed
  • Remain abreast of, and ensure compliance with, applicable flag state and class standards, international regulations, and audit results
  • Focal point for ports states, Class, terminals, USCG, etc.
  • Assist and participate on Incident investigations
  • Manage technical files including service reports, machinery history and regulatory required documentation
  • Travel in support of ship operations; convenes safety meetings during vessel visits, addressing issues important to management
  • Perform such other tasks, duties and responsibilities as may be required or directed by the SR/ Technical Superintendent -Requirements (Knowledge, Skill and Abilities):
    • Technical asset management
    • Project planning and management
    • A desire to drive continuous improvement in self and others
    • Analytical, problem solving, time management, project management and decision making skills
    • Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner
    • Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Education and experience as a marine engineer
    • Knowledge of technical operations for the vessel types managed
    • Knowledge of propulsion plant onboard vessels managed
    • Ability to drive long distances (up to 5 hours) and/or travel by air to various US and foreign ports often requiring overnight stays
    • Ability to board vessels in port (requires using a gangway with a grade of 30-60 degrees)
    • Ability to climb ladders and navigate over uneven surfaces during vessel visits
    • Ability to board vessels at anchor (climb a Jacob's ladder from a water taxi)
    • -Ability to enter and inspect confined spaces
    • Willingness to remain accessible for communication and consultation on an around the clock basis and work unusual hours , including nights and weekends as required*This position requires an annual physical with a company appointed 3rd party facilitySBFM reserves the right to revise or change job descriptions and responsibilities as the need arises. -This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veteran/Disabled SEACOR is a family of businesses committed to a safe work environment and a high performance culture.

      Our ability to deliver outstanding service begins with investment in the best people, quality assets and the right technology.

      Our experience in growing businesses and our disciplined approach to investing drive value and create opportunity.Reasonable AccommodationSEACOR is committed to providing an inclusive workplace environment free from discrimination. In support of this, SEACOR works to ensure that none of its policies, practices, work arrangements, or facilities have discriminatory effects on individuals or on groups protected under applicable federal legislation. -If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please email to let us know the nature of your request.

Keywords: Witt O'Brien's, Fort Lauderdale , Technical Superintendent, IT / Software / Systems , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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