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Job Description

Location – LONDON

General Area of Responsibility

The Assistant Technical Superintendent is to assist the Technical Superintendent to provide engineering expertise and project management skills to the Port Manager providing timely guidance and recommendation of solutions to technical matters, including modifications to vessels to achieve best practice of operational and manning solutions.

To provide engineering and technical support to other areas of operation both in UK and in other parts of the group as required.

Specific Area of Responsibility:

To ensure that the Technical Superintendent is informed in a timely manner of all significant operational issues that impacts availability and technical readiness of the fleet in support of our service commitment.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Ensuring the full technical readiness of all the vessels operated within the port and our service commitment to our customers.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the control of technical budget for the maintenance and dry dockings, including monitoring of and control of the costs of repairs and maintenance.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the preparation, monitoring and control of repair and maintenance budgets for the fleet including records of spare part, fuel and lub. oil usage.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent as directed in the management, planning and coordination of maintenance, regular service periods, dry-docks and upgrades through the designated service contractors / vessel crew as appropriate.
  • The development, implementation and usage of planned maintenance and purchase systems via group computerised management systems.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent in the control of the supply of equipment, Spares etc. via SERTICA.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent in the Coordination of surveys, inspections and certification ensuring that the vessels are fully operational in accordance with local, national, flag and classification society requirements.
  • Assist in the Planning, supervision and management of dry-docking, vessel upgrades and other major repair or upgrade periods, sometimes at external ports, ensuring timely, prompt return to the fleet of vessels under repair. Input to the preparation of vessel specifications and appraisal of new tonnage requirements.
  • The promotion of safety and safe working practices as an operational priority, ensuring that adequate safety equipment is available with PPE worn in accordance with company operations manual.
  • In the event of damage to a vessel to prepare in conjunction with the Port Management team all necessary Hull and Machinery claim reports and claims documentation.
  • Assist the Technical Superintendent in the development of port based engineering expertise among selected vessel crew capable of accepting delegated responsibility for local engineering planning and maintenance.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation and monitoring a programme of training of vessel crew to meet required operational, technical and safety standards.
  • To work as a practical liaison between crew and management.
  • To assist, undertake and perform other duties as may be required from time to time to ensure the operational efficiency of the business in other regions

Required/Preferred Education 

  • Engineering qualification min Class 2 Motor Unlimited (Class 1 Desireable)
  • Electro – Technical Engineer min HNC / HND in Electrical Engineering. Must have the ability to cross train for Technical Superintendent qualifications.
  • Previous operational/management experience is required
  • Marine experience including management of sea going crew is essential
  • Strong IT and technical skills
  • Experience of managing budget

Training and competencies

  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Ability to get to the root of the problem and to come up with innovative solutions
  • Good team working skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to hard deadline


•Private dental and health insurance,


•Company car or Car Allowance

• Annual bonus

• Company pension (match up to 10%)

Jobs in Maritime recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination.

We will not discriminate based on gender, race, marital status, disability, age, health, employment status, sexual orientation, or religion.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold UK permanent residency.