Technical Superintendent

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A global shipping operator in the Dry Bulk sector and provider of sea transportation services is looking for an experienced Technical Superintendent to launch a brand-new branch in Athens. You will manage a fleet of 4 to 7 bulk vessels, depending on experience. The candidate should be an ex-Chief Engineer on Bulk Carriers with proven experience in Dry Bulk Carrier Management/Owner Company. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV for this Athens based Technical Superintendent role.
  • Daily monitoring of vessel performance and planned maintenance
  • Responsible for all technical related issues, including correspondence with vessel and direct instruction to ship’s staff
  • will guide and monitor vessel engine staff and in close cooperation with the Technical, Q&S and other departments to manage assigned vessels as per Company’s policy and safety management system.
  • Ensure all procedures are adhered to and comply with International safety management (ISM), classification society rules, and Maritime insurance
  • Liaise directly with the Management, support vessel to respond to any charter or technical and operational questions
  • Revise, agree and monitor assigned budgets
  • Work closely with Deck & Operations Superintendents and provide technical advice to all other departments when requested
  • Review Inspection report or other inspection observations and deficiencies and work with the vessel and Deck Department to track them through to close out
  • Supervision of operations, including the monitoring of the vessel’s condition and ship’s staff compliance with management policies and safety
  • Briefing and debriefing and appraisal of engine staff, Chief Engineers and other senior officers on board assigned vessel
  • Hold a related degree or internationally recognised shipping qualification
  • Experience onboard bulk carriers as Chief Engineer 
  • Proof of office experience in Owner & Managing company
  • Possess an understanding of PMS (Planned Maintenance System), Main Equipment requirement and latest Industry standard (Electronic Injection engines, Equipment LO Shore analysis requirement and management, Scrubber system and regulation, Ballast Water treatment and regulation etc)
  • Able to handle difficult and sometimes stressful situations, along with the ability to negotiate and make both executive and technical decisions.
  • Clear communicator, both verbally and written.
  • There are opportunities to travel the world in this role so you should be willing to travel if required
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.
Job Summary
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    30 November 2021
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