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Date Posted

Jun 13, 2015



Job Title

XYZ Nigeria Limited Recruiting For A Marine Company

Job Type



Marine Company servicing the oil and gas industry

Marine Technical Superintendent

Job description

Operational Functions:

  • Responsible for the overall management and technical operations of our fleet. This includes overseeing the daily operations of maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, onboard general assessment of vessels, inspections and docking, etc.
  • Ensure the assigned vessels are technically operational or otherwise managed accordingly to the management agreement requirement.
  • Liase with customers on technical and operational matters including vessel performance, etc.
  • Attend to vessel dry docking, repairs and survey when required and determine repair specifications for dry docking and maintenance.
  • Provide and compile documented reports upon completion of dry docking, including summaries of works performed, operational budgets, and actual expenditures.
  • Identify and source for technical and operational supplies required for the vessels and ensure the rates are most economical.
  • Ensure that all copies of statutory, SOLAS and equipment certificates (life rafts, compasses, etc) are properly maintained and documented.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice to ships both at the port and offshore.
  • Perform evaluation for dry-docking, repair quotes and selection of shipyards for repair works, ship maintenance etc.
  • Perform monthly review of logs processes and attend to vessel inspections.
  • Monitor technical status of vessel with relation to class cert and survey.
  • Supervise contractors’ repair/maintenance of vessels.
  • Perform budgeting and cost control measures on ship spares and docking requirements.
  • Perform technical compliance audits and investigation on defects/failures on a regular scheduled basis to ensure conformance.
  • Perform systematic review of recommended codes, guidelines and standards and ensure compliance with Quality & Safety Management standards.
  • Responsible for engaging with vessel class and survey for renewal of vessel specifications.
  • Undertake any other Technical related assignments as and when required.

HSE Functions

  • Work closely with the QHSE Management team to ensure smooth and successful implementation of QHSE system and policies of the Company.
  • Ensure and maintain vessels’ zero loss time accident record and to report all vessel incidents, Near Misses to prevent and eliminate potential incidents.

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at min 5-8 yrs relevant experience in similar position


Minimum Experience:

Possess relevant sea-going work experience as Chief Engineer/Marine Engineer with minimum class 2 certification or equivalent with in experience in AHTS, Offshore Supply/Offshore tug/ Dive Support vessels.

Those with DP vessel experience will be highly advantageous.

Job-Specific Skills:

  • AHTS Experience preferred.
  • DP experience essential.
  • STCW Certificates must be valid at all times.

Generic Skills:

  • Possess good organisational and communication skills and hands-on.
  • Independent and resourceful. Able to work under pressure to meet deadline.
  • Analytical and highly proactive in technical trouble shooting and problem solving.
  • Familiarity with ISM / ISPS is a must.
  • Able to conduct effective stand-up training for vessel crews.
  • Ability to travel within short notice as required
  • Position available to Nigerian nationals only
  • Salary range - $3,500.00 - $5,000.00 per month


Marine Superintendent

Job description

Operational Functions:

      Ensuring Company owned and managed vessels are operated in a safe, efficient and economical manner and in full compliance with Class and Statutory regulations.

    Liaising with the Port Captain and vessel Masters with reference to Certification, Safety Equipment and Loose Lifting Gear etc.

    Liaising with the Admin Department regarding all aspects of travel, crew changes and other Personnel issues in conjunction with the Vessel Master. Monitor crew "overlap days‟.

    Monitor crew compliance with STCW‟95/2010, MLC 2006 and other training requirements.

    Ensure that Vessels Planned Maintenance System (Deck Dept.) is being operated and reported in the manner prescribed in the company‟s QA system and is in compliance with the ISM Code and MLC 2006.

    Liaising with the Purchasing Manager to ensure timely delivery of supplies, and that purchase requisitions are being tracked and expedited in a timely manner. Bringing to the attention of the General Manager & Director of Operations-Business Development (DOBD) any items which have the potential to disrupt operations. Ensure sufficient spares are carried.

    Ensuring that all mandatory procedures i.e. Tool box talks, Risk assessments, permits to work, hot work permits etc, are used effectively and filed for audit purposes.

    Preparing vessel repair specifications in association with the Technical superintendent.

    Ensure that vessels carry the required publications, procedures, operational manuals, and other documentation required by Flag State and other regulatory bodies, and that these are updated as required.

    Ensure that the fleets‟ DP equipment is in a fully operational state of readiness at all times.

    Attend Annual DP Trials & FMEA audits as required.

    Maintain the Vessel technical database for the fleet.

    Ensure IMCA guidelines and “best industry practises” are adhered to at all times, with regard to vessel operations, equipment and personnel requirements.

    Assist and attend class surveys.


HSE Functions


    Ensuring compliance where appropriate with the Company‟s Procedures and Policies in accordance with the requirements of the ISM Code and ISO 9001:2008 ISO14001:2004 & ISO18001:2007 Standards, ISPS code.

    Participating in vessel inspections and presentations as per schedule within the annual QHSE Plan, and providing accurate reports indicating vessels current equipment, machinery, structural and operational status.

    Assisting with investigating any accidents or incidents and preparing reports in conjunction with the DOBD and QHSE Manager.

    Participating in the S.T.O.P Card & S.U.O.R program and stopping and reporting any unsafe acts, but also reporting on good safe working practices observed.

    Actively promoting safety awareness among all Marine Crew.

    Monitor the vessel Safety Committees and respond to Vessel Safety Meeting Minutes.

    Advising the DOBD of any training needs identified that could improve efficiency.

    Monitor the performance of sub-contractors services provided to vessel operations (e.g. consumables, catering) and liaising with sub-contractor to report, discuss and implement any corrective actions considered necessary.


Other Functions


    Undertaking visits offshore to vessels on location as required by the Director of Operations -BD.

    Ensuring that end of month vessel paperwork is reviewed and outstanding issues acted upon.

    Assisting in the internal and external audits of vessel owned, managed and operated by the Company.

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:


    Unlimited Master Mariner‟s license in compliance with STCW II/2;

    Unlimited D.P. Certificate


Minimum Experience:


    Minimum 2 years of sea experience as Master of offshore support vessels;

    Minimum 1 years shore experience as Port Captain or Marine Superintendent on Offshore Support Vessels.


Job-Specific Skills:


    DP experience essential.

    STCW Certificates must be valid at all times.


Generic Skills:


    Computer literate.

    Good Communication skills in English are a must.

    Good Interpersonal skills

    Training Facilitation skills

Position available to Nigerian nationals only

Salary range - $3,500.00 - $4,500.00 per month/naira equivalent


Method of Application


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Year of Experience

5-10 year


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