Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 24, 2018
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Our Vision Topaz will be the global local quality champion and a top 5 OSV player with profitability in the top quartile. Our Mission Working with the global International Oil Companies, primarily within less mature markets, serving the mid-range to deep sea environment Investing in a technologically modern OSV fleet averaging less than 10 years. ...
    Read more about this company


    Technical Superintendent

    Department: Technical
    Direct Reporting Line: Fleet Superintenden

    Job Purpose

    • To  support  and  manage,  in  the  most  cost  effective and  efficient  way,  the  repairs,  maintenance  and general upkeep of the assigned fleet, as per class and flag  state requirement
    • Responsible  for  providing maintenance support in a port or offshore setting and will  oversee  completing  breakdown  and/or  defects and managing a  group of third  party service suppliers.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are adhered to
    • Demonstrate Safety Leadership to all Operations and Vessels Personnel
    • Actively engage with all employees on HSE related issues.
    • Promote  open  dialogue  between  all  employees  and  departments  on  means  to  drive  and  improve  safety performance.
    • Provide a link between Fleet Superintendent and ship based management concerning safety and pollution prevention
    • Participate in and provide input to HSE related meetings and inspections.
    • Promote the Company’s Control of Work processes and safe working practices.
    • Actively partake in safety meetings, to encourage constructive discussion and to drive engagement.
    • Assist in the investigation of incidents, as directed


    • Be the first point of contact for on board staff, including the identification of possible engineering flaws and strive to fix them or delegate tasks in a timely manner
    • Complete (un)planned maintenance tasks on a regular basis and follow specific maritime protocols
    • Perform technical inspections of vessels during port call for repair & maintenance standards and procedures
    • Coordinate repair and maintenance functions for assigned fleet to minimize loss of revenue and cost of repairs
    • Review repair request and compare request with previous work accomplished on ship concerned and similar vessels to determine that expenditures are economically sound
    • Attend to vessels during port calls, ensuring the proper allocation of available resources to complete technical work lists/defect report list
    • Ensure the timely correction of all technical defects reported by all vessels and providing ship’s crew with shore assistance as required
    • Keep track of the technical administration received from the vessels as directed
    • Ensure  that  the  planned  maintenance  system  is  relevant  and  up  to  date  on  all  assigned  vessels,  as  per Company requirements.
    • Attend all classification/client surveys including rectification of any recommendations and/or deficiencies as a result of the above surveys within the given time frame
    • Act as first point of contact for port call maintenance & repair.
    • Engage in hands on repairs and improvement projects
    • Assist with the preparation of repair and dry dock specs along with Technical Supt, Master and Chief Engineer of the vessel.
    • Liaise with contractors during repairs and dry docking with close communication to Shared Service Technical Dept.
    • Run  frequent  tests  inspections  of  the  condition  of  machinery and  equipment  on  the  vessels  to  ensure maintenance and repair meet company requirements
    • Inspect machinery, equipment or spaces outlined in work request, draw up job specifications and obtain bids from contractors or shipyards to perform repairs
    • Maintain contact with contractors to ensure completion of work at minimum cost
    • Conduct thorough technical interviews of engineering officer candidates, selecting suitable crew for assigned vessels
    • Closely  monitor  the  performance of  the  engineering  team  on board,  completing  regular  performance appraisals for the Chief Engineers
    • Highlight  any  high  potential  candidates  or  underperforming  crew  to  the  Fleet  Superintendent  so  that competence/performance issues can be addressed in accordance with Company procedures


    • Interface  with  ship’s  crew  daily  to  discuss  shortfalls  and insufficiencies  related  to  the  Ships  Planned
    • Maintenance System and validate new work orders
    • Monitor all engineering work in progress for planned and
    • unplanned maintenance and repairs for all allocated vessels
    • Cooperate directly with the Port Captain and Operations personnel regarding the day today maintenance and repairs of the vessels
    • Maintain records of engineering costs for each vessel, such as repairs, supplies, and personnel
    • Actively  involved  in  the  Dry  Dock  preparation  with  close  cooperation  with  Shared  Service  Technical Department.

    Qualifications, Experience & Skills
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Chief Engineer certification in compliance with STCW IΙΙ/2 or
    • Mechanical/Electro Mechanical Engineering Degree

    Minimum Experience:

    • Seagoing work experience as Chief Engineer/Marine Engineer with minimum class 2 certification with AHTS, Offshore Supply/Offshore tug/ Dive Support vessels or 2
    • 3 years’ experience as Technical Superintendant or similar.
    • DP vessel experience will be highly advantageous

    Job Specific Skills:

    • Microsoft Office (word, Excel and Projects), CAD and shipboard monitoring.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Topaz Energy and Marine on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Topaz Energy and Marine Back To Home
UNICAF banner
View Hot Nigerian Jobs Today »

Career Advice

View All Career Advice

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

YahoomailYahoomail GmailGmail Hotmail Hotmail