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Assistant Fleet Superintendent

Reference:
2202
Sector:
Onshore
Location:
Glasgow
Date Posted:
8 January 2017

Vacancy Details

A new role has arisen for an Assistant Fleet Superintendent.  The ideal candidate will have experience in working on a ship at post cadet level, or be a graduate in one of the qualifications below.


OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To support the Fleet Cell and in particular Fleet Manager/Fleet Superintendents by ensuring that all technical records, reports and analyses of fleet operations are properly maintained and readily available.
To deputise for Fleet Superintendents in their absence, including responsibility for the efficient and effective operation of assigned ships and to work as a member of the Ship Management Team, including senior ships staff, operating to Company procedures and best ship management practices whilst giving absolute regard to safety of life at sea and protection of the environment at all times.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:
1. To act as the “back-up” to the Fleet Superintendent under the guidance of the Fleet Superintendent and under the coordination of the Fleet Manager. In the absence of the Fleet Superintendent, this can involve monitoring the vessel on a day to day basis to ensure operational continuity.
2. To assist in the development of the vessel’s annual budget, as well as the preparation and review of client specific financial reporting, in conjunction with Fleet Superintendents and the Procurement function.
3. To assist in preparation and updating of daily, weekly, monthly & quarterly reports, under guidance of Fleet Superintendent / Fleet Manager.
4. To receive, collate and review all reports received from the vessels and ensure that any discrepancies or abnormalities within the reports are brought to the attention of the Fleet Superintendent or Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
5. To assist the Fleet Superintendent in maintaining an accurate and up to date record of vessel certificates, survey status and documentation. Assist Fleet Supt / Fleet Manager in taking necessary action to obtain renewals or extensions as required to maintain validity going forward.
6. To assist the Fleet Superintendent, as required, in providing technical information to procurement in relation to requisition orders.
7. Provide assistance as requested in any contingency operations, and assist in establishing the root cause of any incident and/or accident investigation. Take part in any follow-up review of lessons learned.
8. Any other duties required by Fleet Manager.


AS EXPERIENCE DEVELOPS THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS WILL ALSO APPLY:
1. Plan, control and execute all activities connected with maintenance, repairs, dry-docking, conversion or modification of assigned vessels.
2. Plan, control and execute all activities connected to class and flag state survey and certificate requirements and build and maintain effective liaison with relevant authorities.
3. Work cooperatively with relevant members of the Fleet Cell to co-ordinate all information required for the preparation of the vessels’ running cost budget. Maintain strict control of all aspects of vessel expenditure, ensure vessel expenditure is accrued to vessel accounts, and take appropriate action to bring costs to budget level. Any potential unbudgeted expenditure must be flagged to the Fleet Manager without delay.
4. Monitor vessel performance trends including speed, fuel and lubricating oil consumptions, and implement timely remedial actions where these are outside agreed or expected parameters.


REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB: (Qualifications, Experience, Skills & abilities, Personal qualities).
1 Class 2 or Class 3 Engineer


Or
2 BSC Marine Mechanical/Marine/Electrical Engineering or Naval Architecture or equivalent recognised qualification
3 Seagoing or ship repair/building experience an advantage.
4 Experienced user of MS Office ,
5 Member of IMarEST or similar professional body is desirable.
6 Flexibility and Ability to work with various relevant departments within the company.
7 Willing to travel and adapt to the demands of a 24/7/365 operation.
8 Ability to be self motivated


If interested please apply via www.Vcrew.com. Note that due to the high volume of applications, we will be in touch with short listed candidates within 3 weeks of receipt of application.