marine superintendent, Vancouver

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We are seeking an experienced Marine Superintendent for a Marine services client of ours in the Vancouver area.
Reporting to the Director – Harbour Towing operations, the incumbent will have responsibility of the mechanical operations and maintenance on Company’s Z-Drive vessel. The position holder will provide engineering expertise and solutions to technical matters including repairs to Tugs to
achieve best practices and operational availability.


-Supervision of vessel chief engineers, and providing technical support as required
-Overall responsible for the maintenance and general upkeep of all machinery and equipment onboard vessels
-Monitoring the preventive maintenance system to ensure all maintenance is up to date
-Ensure the implementation of the safety management system in his department
-Maintaining an accurate inventory of vessel spare parts, tools, lube oil, and addressing requests from vessel crew including fuel;
-Act as a vital link between the vessels and main office director of fleet maintenance
-Perform and participate in internal audits to ensure compliance
-Participate in and prepare vessels for statutory inspections and compliance audits
-Coordinate and report on major maintenance jobs to include dry dock
-Liaise with external suppliers and contractors regarding the provision of service to the operations
-Supervise and provide guidance as required to external contractors to ensure Company’s safety practices are maintained
-Ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations
-Make sure that work is perform according to company practices
-Make sure that personnel under his supervision adhere to company practices
-Ensure that vessels are ready for inspections
-Maintain operational readiness of machinery.


-a diploma in marine engineering
-senior engineering officer’s certificate
-medical certificate issued by Transport Canada
-minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position
-Good knowledge of diesel motor mechanics
-Work experience in the Port of Vancouver (an asset)
-Experience with MAK and Caterpillar marine diesel engines (an asset)
-Strong safety culture
-Human Element Leadership and team working skills management
-Critical thinking skills
-Able to work in high pressure environment
-Knowledge of dry-docking procedures (an asset)
-Available to work on call

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward you resume via email to Nick Paraskeva |

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