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Technical Superintendent

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  • Offshore Energy
  • Professional
  • Fleet management
  • Papendrecht

Job description

Would you like to coordinate ‘day – to – day’ maintenance & repair activities of 23 Barges worldwide? Do you have a nautical/ technical background and have experience with arranging class and statutory surveys with Classification authorities? Are you interested in a very diverse job in which you will combine travel, maintenance & repair activities, and selecting and guiding subcontractors? And are you a team player who don’t mind to act on a soloistic base? If you can check all boxes, this might be a challenging position for you!

Where most Technical Superintendent positions usually challenge you on technical depth, this position is different. It will challenge you even more on the broadness of the scope of work (and responsibilities).
As a Technical Superintendent you are responsible for coordinating ‘day – to – day’ maintenance & repair activities of 23 Barges. These barges are often without crew and therefore you are most of the time on you own. However you are supported by your colleagues in our Fleet Management  and Marine Services department. The (necessary) equipment  can also vary each project and it is your job to monitor and coordinate this.

You will conduct fleet inspections and surveys on a regular base and will also report on the technical status. In order to perform maintenance and repairs you will interface with (local) subcontractors, which in some cases you will need to find select by yourself. Besides this you will ensure that our barges are compliant according to statutory and Class requirements.

This position requires a very flexible and responsible attitude. In which you will work irregular hours and travel around 30% around the globe. Are barges are active on projects in Europe, Singapore and America. Projects have a diversity in time, as some projects are 2-3 days up to 3 weeks.
A brief overview of tasks & responsibilities: 

  • Coordinating ‘day – to – day’ maintenance & repair activities of vessels to maintain the technical status of the fleet and to prevent downtime.
  • Guiding crew on board of the vessels to ensure that standards are met and that work is done as per the guidelines and specifications.
  • Ensuring that maintenance & repair activities are registered in the Maintenance Management System.
  • Investigating and analyzing causes of defects, taking corrective and preventive actions, in consultation with the Fleet Manager if and when required.
  • Conducting fleet inspections and surveys on regular basis and reporting on the technical status of the fleet to the responsible manager. 
  • Updating and maintaining the repair lists of assigned fleet based on outcome of surveys and maintenance & repair activities.
  • Arranging statutory surveys with Classification authorities and maintains the fleet up to the respective Class standards.
  • Ensuring full compliance of fleet certifications according to statutory and Class requirements. 

Job requirements

  • Secondary Vocational Education: Nautical or (Mechanical) Engineering
  • Experience with steel repairs on board of ships
  • Experience in repair of electric, hydraulic and propulsion system is a pre
  • Experience with class/ flag state inspection
  • Knowledge of class/flag state rules and regulations
  • In possession of Driver’s license (B)
  • VCA VOL certificate
  • Good command of English. Other languages is a pre

Personal characteristics:

  • Flexible;
  • Responsible;
  • Pro-active;
  • Pragmatic;
  • Result and solution orientated;
  • Service- and client orientated;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours;
  • Willingness to travel 30% of your time
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