SUMMARY: Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the maintenance, repair and safe operations of all the engineering needs for assigned vessels and equipment.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop repair specifications and manage the repair of the vessels by overseeing all activities directly related to the repairs. Liaison with the vessel Chief Engineer/Captain on required maintenance needs to maintain vessel in compliance with Class and Flag requirements. Manage contractor selection, contract management and contractors work, ensuring regulatory inspections are scheduled timely and controlling expenditures within designated projects. Monitor and coordinate vessel inspections and certifications with external and internal customers. Regularly attend vessels during maintenance periods and dry-docking periods. Work with vessel C/E and property administrator to maintain vessel spares of the equipment and support operation of the vessels. Work with service buyer to create RFQs / PO’s to accomplish outstanding maintenance / repair jobs, review/approve bids and consumable requisitions. Complete PO’s of work performed, make adjustments and update financial information to allow for payment matching to the invoice. Develop maintenance and repair cost analysis sheets and monitor the budget and request funding. Assist in the development and modification of preventative maintenance plans for vessel equipment. Ensure the engineering procedures and policies are periodically reviewed, modified and implemented.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in marine engineering or a related field; 5+ years in an engineering related field may be substituted in lieu of the educational requirements. Transport Canada license and/or Maritime graduate preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 5 or more years’ experience in marine engineering, sailing onboard a vessel. Demonstrated deep sea sailing experience or port engineer in Government vessel operations is highly desirable.
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word. Knowledgeable of NS-5 ship management software, computer technology and processes preferred.
COMPETENCIES: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives. Ability to effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope. Ability to prepare, monitor and administer budgets, as well as perform financial analysis. Ability to indirectly mentor, coach, train and/or supervise employees.
OTHER: Valid driver’s license required
While we will only be considering qualified applicants for this particular role, if you are interested in pursuing an alternate career path, we would certainly be happy to speak with you about opportunities that fit your profile.
To apply please submit your resume along with a cover letter.
Job Type: Full-time
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