Engineering Superintendent, Federal Fleet Services Inc.

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Engineering Superintendent, Federal Fleet Services Inc.

Postby The Dieselduck » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:44 pm

Engineering Superintendent
Federal Fleet Services Inc. - Lévis, QC


Main purpose of the job . To ensure the safe and efficient operation of the ships to which he has been assigned.

The responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to the following:

Health, Safety & Environment

Make sure to understand the importance of FFS’s workplace culture in regards to OHS and provide the team with the necessary support to foster that culture within their everyday activities.
Continually promote OHS awareness within your team and the corporation as a whole by leading by example and providing instruction, information, training and supervision to ensure the safe performance of all employees involved in the daily operations.
Resolve any OHS issues brought to your attention in a timely manner and notify the HSE team of the issue immediately.
Respond appropriately to any violations of the OHS policy and notify the OHS team of the issue immediately.
Ensure that FFS’s environmental policies are respected in all construction and repair projects.
Ensure the security of facilities and equipment and institute policies that will prevent or minimize loss, theft, vandalism or other damage.

Key tasks & responsibilities

Monitor the office/cell and shipboard technical, safety, environmental & quality issues.
Control and monitor planned maintenance and repairs of assigned vessels.
Support the operational performance of assigned vessels providing assistance to the Chief Engineer as necessary.
Ensure that client relationships are pro-actively developed by continually improving the level of service provided in accordance with the provision of service agreement and industry standard practices.
Act as client interface as required on technical matters; when called upon to do so.
Maintain ISM Certification in conjunction with the shore management team for assigned vessels.
Ensure that onboard work is carried out in compliance with the SMS.
Conduct vessel inspections to confirm compliance with SOLAS, MARPOL, Loadline, STCW, ILO Conventions and applicable industry codes and IMCA Guidelines. Verify that any corrective actions are agreed upon and implemented in a timely manner.
Maintain records of defects and ensure corrective action plans are in place and implemented.
Co-ordinate the provision of specialist advice on technical issues to vessels and office staff; when called upon to do so. Evaluate vessel requirements with regard to machinery, paint, chemicals and lube oils.
Assist line management with the functioning of the SMS and monitoring that adequate training is being provided.
Act as a member of the Emergency Response Team during an emergency.
Arrange Third Party inspections when required to do so.
If required, handle/liase with the Master Insurance claims.
Interview and brief senior Officers on SMS matters during office attendance.
Monitor the OPEX budget of the vessel and prepare regular reports.
Authorise the purchase of spares and services ordered by the vessel, ensuring they are in line with operational requirements and budgetary restrictions.
Maintain Chief Engineer’s license, associated certificates and sufficient security clearance to be able to serve as interim Chief Engineer of MV Asterix in the event of a gap in the normally assigned crews.
Any other duties as required by the Marine Operations Director to meet individual office requirements.

Personal Behaviours & Qualities.

The job requires :

Very good leadership skills, the ability to gain respect, to motivate and lead by example
Very good managerial skills, the ability to build and maintain an onboard team spirit that promotes respect of others and recognizes dedication.
A positive and supportive approach to training which encourages all crewmembers to build and maintain their relevant technical knowledge and practical skills.
Very good planning, organizational and problem solving skills
Very good communication and listening skills
Ability to remain calm and focused at all times particularly in emergency and/or stressful situations

Behaviour Competencies:

Multi-Tasking – the ability to process information quickly and manage several tasks simultaneously.
Teamwork and Co-operation – the ability to work co-operatively within diverse teams, work groups and across the organization to achieve group and organizational goals.
Flexibility – the ability and willingness to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of diverse situations, and with diverse individuals or groups.
Information Seeking – implies going beyond the questions that are routine or required in the job. It may include “digging” or pressing for exact information; resolution of discrepancies by asking a series of questions; or less-focused environmental “scanning” for potential opportunities or miscellaneous information that may be of future use.
Integrity – refers to actions that are consistent with what one says are important. People with integrity “walk the talk” by communicating intentions, ideas and feelings openly and directly, and welcoming openness and honesty even in difficult situations.
Listening, Understanding and Responding – the desire and ability to understand and respond effectively to other people from diverse backgrounds.
Relationship Building – working to build or maintain ethical relationships or networks or contacts with people who are, or may be, potentially helpful in achieving work-related goals and establishing advantages.
Results Orientation – a concern for surpassing a standard of excellence. The standard may be one’s own past performance (striving for improvement); an objective measure (achievement orientation); challenging goals that one has set; or even improving or surpassing what has already been done (continuous improvement).
Self-Confidence – a belief in one’s own capability to accomplish a task and select an effective approach to a task or problem.
Organizational Commitment – the ability and willingness to align one’s own behaviours with the needs, priorities and goals of the organization, and to promote organizational goals to meet organizational needs. It also includes acting in accordance with organizational decisions and behaving with integrity.
Computer / Technical Skills – the ability to utilize and understand the strengths and limitations of the required software packages and tools to successfully complete assigned tasks effectively and efficiently.

Minimum qualification: Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency.
5 years experience working in a marine related industry in a technical role preferably with tanker or Offshore vessels.
Ability to communicate in English language
Some experience in quality management preferred.

Job Type: Full-time
Required language:
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