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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Thome Group is committed to providing safe and sustainable solutions to the shipping industry. We are committed to deliver the highest standards of health and safety, in a workplace where our employees can develop to their full potential. This is all against a backdrop of excellent governance, high ethical standards and a dedication to continuous environ...
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    Technical Superintendent

    Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers


    • Responsible for assisting the assigned Vessel Manager in implementing and maintaining a safe, cost efficient and environmentally sound operation standard in compliance with the Thome Management System (TMS) as well as International Marine regulations for a given number of vessels
    • Advise Masters / Chief Engineers and Ship Staff on:
      • Local requirements / regional requirements
      • Requirements from charterer, local contract holder, NIMASA, etc.
      • Community issues
      • Local cultural awareness
    • Conduct pre-employment interviews for any proposed new-hire crew, in liaison with the Vessel Manager
    • Assist the Vessel Manager in following up the on-board maintenance system, monitor the status and act on overdue items.
    • Assist Vessel Manager with the Class and Statutory surveys.
    • Liaise with principals if required, regarding vessel safe operations, including regular visits to in-country principals
    • Visit vessels regularly. On a monthly basis, one Superintendent visit report (Form 64A & B) to be completed  and left onboard, and copy submitted to the office, any observation /defects identified during the inspection should be entered into Ocean Manager TDL.
    • Provide input for the annual, tri-annual or quarterly management reports, as agreed with each Principal
    • Assist in supporting and preparing vessels for external inspections (OVID, CMID, PSC, ISM / ISPS / MLC etc.) as directed, including attendance onboard during such inspections
    • Assist in arranging onboard training by co-coordinating with the appointed training company.
    • Carry out onboard training for vessel crews, covering Thome HSSEQ training and other relevant in-house training
    • Assisting vessels for documenting / conducting risk assessments, evaluation and monitoring, in liaison with the HSSEQ department
    • Assist in periodical management review of TMS, record findings from the reviews and propose actions if necessary.
    • Assist with local procurement / supply chain management, in line with procurement department procedures and in liaison with the appointed purchaser
    • Provide input for performance evaluations of Masters and Ch. Engineers assigned to the vessel under supervision
    • Provide input to the Manning Department on recruitment of Senior Officers for the assigned vessels
    • Assist the Vessel Manager in the planning and monitoring of vessel repairs, dry dockings and conversions in the assigned region
    • Assist the Vessel Manager in arranging and following up of repairs and services from local vendors
    • Attend dry-dockings, under the direction of the assigned Vessel Manager
    • Represent Thome at meetings with owners, principals, charterers and local contract holders


    • Previous experience as Chief Engineer on PSV/AHTS. Experience on Subsea vessels, Offshore Construction vessels, DSV, Offshore Barges
    • A proven track record as Superintendent for a minimum of 1 year in a shore based offshore vessel operator will be an advantage.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Thome Group of Companies on to apply
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