Technical Superintendent - French Speaking

£71349 per annum + Pension, Health & Bonus
18 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Kevin McCart
Merchant Navy
Location Type
Vessel Type
Oil tankers
Contract Type
The Role

To have 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


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. Formulate a dynamic work plan and action list with the Ships' Command to ensure that the vessel is maintained in accordance with Client requirements. Provide regular reports to all interested parties as to progress of works.

4. Responsible for PMS, to ensure that the job descriptions and maintenance intervals assigned to all machinery's is as per makers manual, and that repairs history / spares consumed are correctly recorded in Shipsure for future reference & insurance claims / audits. Monitoring and ensuring vessels performance in accordance with charter party requirement.

5. 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.

6. Monitor vessel performance trends including speed, fuel and lubricating oil consumption's, and implement timely remedial actions where these are outside agreed or expected parameter


Tanker experience as 2nd or Chief Engineer

Good communication (oral and written) in French & English language

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and interact with people at all levels.

Good planning and organisational skills,

An ability to develop creative and effective solutions to problems.

Previous experience as a Fleet Superintendent in a Technical Department, or previous experience in a Senior Engineering/Naval Architecture position in the Marine Industry.

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