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Technical Superintendent
Posted date [2018-Aug-27] (ID: 1116)


Technical Superintendent

Education and Training:

Minimum Chief Engineer’s licence and relevant experience as 2nd Engineer on board or a

degree in either Marine Engineering or Naval Architecture following successful completion of

the Company’s Graduate Training Programme. Other relevant training, qualifications and

experience may be required as determined by the General Manager.


Under the overall supervision of the General Manager, and the day-to-day supervision of the

Fleet Manager, the Technical Superintendent is responsible for the efficient technical operation

of the vessels allocated to him/her. This shall include, but is not limited to, the following:

· Monitor legislative and regulatory requirements to ensure their assigned vessels are

operated and maintained in full compliance with all Class, Flag Administration,

Governmental and International Regulations;

· Monitor, review and action as necessary all technical information and reports received

from the vessel;

· Visit vessels on a regular basis to review general condition, compliance with safety

procedures and performance of ship’s staff;

· Ensure a comprehensive Planned Maintenance Programme is effectively implemented

by ship’s staff including assessment of all vessel requests to defer jobs;

· Ensure strict implementation of the Company’s Marine Pollution Manual;

· During vessel inspections, convene a Safety Meeting with all crew, with attendance to

be documented accordingly;

· During vessel visits, ensure Senior Personnel performance is reviewed and


· Ensure vessel attendance planning spreadsheet is maintained up-to-date;

· Ensure the timely submission to Owners of all technical and inspection reports, etc.

· Participate in the interview process and scheduling for officers and crew as required;

· Conduct pre-joining briefings of Chief Engineers for their allocated vessels;

· Conduct incident investigations following technical malfunctions or environmental

pollution events;

· Prepare drydock and repair specifications for agreement with the Fleet Manager prior to

submission to Owners (if required). N.B. Drydocking and repair accounts to be signed

“Agreed for work done only” and must only be approved for cost negotiated with the

Fleet Manager’s authority;

· Act as member of the Emergency Response Team in the event of a contingency;

· Provide cover for any employee within their department as directed by the Fleet




The Technical Superintendent is to liaise with all relevant operational staff to facilitate the

efficient and economic operation of the vessels which shall include the following:

· Prepare vessels detailed annual budgets for approval by Fleet Manager prior to

approval of Owners;

· Ensure all requisitions originating from either vessels or the Operations Department are

processed efficiently and fully expedited until received onboard;

· Ensure that any proposed or anticipated excess over the agreed budget has the Fleet

Manager’s /Owner’s approval;

· Liaise with the Ship Manager and Insurance Department in the preparation of insurance

claims and ensure all necessary technical information and reports are available to

enable timely preparation of reports and payments on account.

If you or someone you know in your professional network would be a fit for this exciting position please apply in confidence to krista.nesbitt(at)

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those matching the qualifications listed above will be contacted for an interview.


Job Title Technical Superintendent
Job Details
Posted By Krista Nesbitt
Start Date TBD
Salary TBD
Location Saint John, NB
Deadline for Application 2018-Sep-07
Contact Phone # 506 657-7555
Contact Email krista.nesbitt(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Engine (Other)