Technical Superintendent

Job Responsibilities

Technical Superintendent Job In Angola,Africa


• Overall technical and maintenance responsibility of local fleet.
• Minimize downtime and ensure vessel technical operational issues on ships are attended to, ensuring that safety is a primary responsibility.
• Monitor vessels’ activities and ensure preventive maintenance and repair works are carried out by vessel staff in the most efficient manner in accordance with planned maintenance schedules.
• Follow up on operational performance of vessels and arrange corrective actions to be carried out as necessary.
• Plan execute and coordinate dry-docking of vessels.
• Produce, Manage and be accountable for Technical budgets and cost control for maintenance, repairs, stores, modification and dry docking while ensuring compliance with class.
• Ensure that all vessel certifications and surveys for class, flag and international requirements are in order.
• Liaising with Flag State and Port State control.
• Coordinate with crewing and Operational department to ensure vessels are properly crewed with competent personnel.
• Works closely with the Operations Manager and HSE Manager providing technical advice.
• Ensure timely preparation of technical reports or information to stakeholders.
• To arrange local supply contacts and arrangements to ensure continuity within the operating budget as locally agreed.
• To directly supervise sub-contractors working on the company’s vessels and equipment on-site.
• To advise management promptly of any fault with or damages to the vessels or equipment.
• To maintain a continuous record of maintenance under an agreed program in a suitable planned maintenance system.
• Ensure maintenance of quality control and cost effectiveness of all projects
• Implement and maintain repair and maintenance procedures for Company owned equipment.
• Mentor, train and appraise Technical field staff, including Chief Engineers Communicate with the Regional Technical Manager on a regular basis about Angola operations.
• Prepare a schedule of equipment needing repair or regular servicing.
• Ensure all operations are conducted in accordance with company procedures and safety requirements.
• Ensure timely closeouts of technical issues that may arise from internal and external audits.


• Minimum 3-years’ experience in technical management of offshore support vessels
• Engineering graduate preferably in marine engineering and/or possess Class 1 Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency. Preferably having sailed on offshore / towage vessels
• Familiar with maritime rules and regulations, codes and guidelines, ISM code and ISPS requirements
• Experience with Niigata, CAT and Scania engines
• Good Interpersonal and communication skills
• Comfortable working with common Microsoft Office IT applications
• You will have a people orientated leadership style that fosters a dynamic, positive work environment in your team and across the Angola organisation.


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