Technical Superintendent

Job Title: Technical Superintendent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Townsville, Queensland
Salary: AU$140000 - AU$160000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH3732_1578542936
Contact Name: Ed Kirby
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2020 12:27

Job Description

  • Technical Superintendent - Maritime Industry Required
  • Townsville Location - Travel Required
  • $150,000 plus superannuation and benefits

Our client is a leading global player in the Maritime industry with a strong Australian Footprint. They require an experienced Technical Superintendent to manage fleet across 3 locations in North Queensland. The role will be base residentially in Townsville but will also cover Mackay and Weipa, where you will be required to work for 2 weeks in 4 on a FIFO basis.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and execute the daily running maintenance within budget on board vessels
  • Monitor and follow up on the planned maintenance system
  • Generate and approve purchase orders and requisitions and receive and inspect goods delivered
  • Supervise, coach and instruct Chief Engineers if and when required to ensure smooth and professional on-board technical management
  • Undertake vessel inspections and report on the status of vessels to the Regional Technical Manager
  • Investigate and analyse root causes of defects and take timely corrective and preventative actions
  • Arrange surveys with flag state and classification authorities and other relevant parties
  • Ensure full compliance of vessel certifications with flag state and class requirements
  • Plan, coordinate and execute dry dockings in line with quality standards, agreed budgets and timelines
  • Supervise and evaluate activities and performance of 3rd party contractors and vendors
  • Ensure damages to be surveyed and repaired in close consultation with classification societies and the insurance department
  • Optimise and implement technical (new Build standards)
  • Maintain daily email communication with assigned vessel

You will hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and have a track record in Mechanical or Maritime Engineering or Naval Architecture. Moreover, you will have a background as a Chief Engineer or First Engineer on vessels above 6000 BHP. You will be able to demonstrate exceptional Project Management skills and be a team player with a collaborative approach and a track record of maintaining high standards and demonstrating a strong work ethic.

To register your interest please apply by following the prompts or for further information call Ed Kirby on 0419 615 720