Marine Superintendent - Tugs, Vancouver

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Marine Superintendent - Tugs, Vancouver

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This ad is most likely for Groupe Ocean, which is setting up shop in Vancouver, with two Damen tugs built in Vietnam in late 2019, early 20202.

We are seeking an experienced Marine Superintendent for a Marine services client of ours in the Vancouver area.
Reporting to the Director Harbour Towing operations, the incumbent will have responsibility of the mechanical operations and maintenance on Companys Z-Drive vessel. The position holder will provide engineering expertise and solutions to technical matters including repairs to Tugs to
achieve best practices and operational availability.


-Supervision of vessel chief engineers, and providing technical support as required
-Overall responsible for the maintenance and general upkeep of all machinery and equipment onboard vessels
-Monitoring the preventive maintenance system to ensure all maintenance is up to date
-Ensure the implementation of the safety management system in his department
-Maintaining an accurate inventory of vessel spare parts, tools, lube oil, and addressing requests from vessel crew including fuel;
-Act as a vital link between the vessels and main office director of fleet maintenance
-Perform and participate in internal audits to ensure compliance
-Participate in and prepare vessels for statutory inspections and compliance audits
-Coordinate and report on major maintenance jobs to include dry dock
-Liaise with external suppliers and contractors regarding the provision of service to the operations
-Supervise and provide guidance as required to external contractors to ensure Companys safety practices are maintained
-Ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations
-Make sure that work is perform according to company practices
-Make sure that personnel under his supervision adhere to company practices
-Ensure that vessels are ready for inspections
-Maintain operational readiness of machinery.


-a diploma in marine engineering
-senior engineering officers certificate
-medical certificate issued by Transport Canada
-minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position
-Good knowledge of diesel motor mechanics
-Work experience in the Port of Vancouver (an asset)
-Experience with MAK and Caterpillar marine diesel engines (an asset)
-Strong safety culture
-Human Element Leadership and team working skills management
-Critical thinking skills
-Able to work in high pressure environment
-Knowledge of dry-docking procedures (an asset)
-Available to work on call

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward you resume via email to Nick Paraskeva |

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