Responsible for the management and supervision of every aspect of vessel, including providing direction to all shipyard and repair vendor personnel engaged in vessel repairs. Oversees installation and repair of marine power plants, propulsion systems, heating and ventilating systems, and other mechanical and electrical equipment in vessels.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Manages the day to day technical and nautical operation of the vessels. Overall person in charge of ship operations in port and in dry-dock. Primarily responsible for vessel repair and maintenance.
-Prepares work plans for vessels.
-Coordinates directly with vessel Chief Engineer to manage vessel repairs, and spare part requisitions. Negotiates prices for replacement parts with outside vendors.
-Evaluates performance and operation of equipment during acceptance testing and shakedown cruises. Monitors and reports on sea trials, and makes needed arrangements to correct any deficiencies found.
-Supervises and approves voyage repairs and maintenance.
-Maintains records of all annual, bi-annual, mid-terms, etc. inspections and surveys required by classification societies and government agencies. Insures that all vessels have proper certificates on board and assists in the timely arrangement of vessel surveys.
-Assures that USCG certification items and other regulatory body items are completed. Interfaces with local regulatory bodies to implement compliance with customer and government regulations.
-Oversees repairs to equipment such as diesel engines, boilers, heat exchangers, fire control and communication systems, electric power systems, or piping and related fittings and valves.
-Prepares reports which describe inspection procedures and findings.
-Identifies outstanding repairs and coordinates completion.