The Port Engineer position supervises the maintenance and repair of company hopper dredges. This position requires frequent and regular travel. Essential work activities include planning, scheduling, implementing, coordinating, directing, reviewing, evaluating, appraising and monitoring. Requires demonstrated leadership skills and regulatory knowledge.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following, additional duties may be assigned:
- Performs duties and responsibilities as outlined in the hopper Safety Management System including all procedures listed for the position in SMS 6.3-1 Position and procedures cross reference.
- Coordinates/directs the planning, construction, maintenance and alteration of vessel equipment/machinery.
- Oversees/directs maintenance personnel and vendors engaged in equipment installation and preventive maintenance.
- Reviews repair requests: inspects equipment and spaces outlined in work requests, draws up specifications, solicits and obtains bids from contractors and shipyards, compares with recent work accomplished on other vessels to determine expenditures are sound and prepares recommendations.
- Initiates procurement of materials.
- Oversees vendor relationships and handles issues regarding quality of deliverables.
- Maintains contact with contractors to ensure completion of work at agreed to pricing.
- Investigates equipment casualties to determine cause and report’s findings to equipment manager.
- Maintains maintenance and cost records for equipment under charge and submits recommendations for procurement of new equipment.
- Cooperates with regulatory bodies to ensure that repair or modifications are consistent with safety regulations and applies precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.
- Monitors and maintains relevant stock inventory levels of spares.
- Ensures compliance with Manson’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct. Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior, encourages ethical behavior in others, supports ethical decisions and actively seeks appropriate resolution to potential ethical conflicts.
- Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior, encourages ethical behavior in others, supports ethical decisions and actively seeks appropriate resolution to potential ethical conflicts.
- Responsible for practicing safe work standards and promoting an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) work environment as a condition of employment.
Supervises personnel on designated job sites/projects in the maintenance and repair of equipment projects.
Responsible for assuring the skill sets of personnel under their direction align to the tasks at hand, and for writing and participating in work plans and JSA’s for the safe execution of all work projects.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform satisfactorily the essential duties and
responsibilities noted above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Four (4) to six (6) years of work experience as Equipment Superintendent, Port Engineer or as General Equipment Foreman required. Experience to include heavy equipment repair, maintenance, and basic electrical knowledge. Preferred education and experience: Bachelor’s in Marine Engineering, Familiarity with ISM SMS safety system, Current US Coast Guard license as Designated Duty Engineer or higher grade, Familiarity with American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver’s license required.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee is required to travel regularly (up to 50% of the time). The work often requires non-regular work
The employee must be able to meet the physical requirements of this position, including:
- Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and on marine vessels in water
- Able to safely execute duties in and around heavy equipment/large machinery in marine dredging and marine construction job sites
- Able to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) required of various construction work environments (hard hats, personal floatation devices, safety glasses, respirators, etc.)
Manson Construction Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status. Manson is a Drug-Free Workplace.
High school diploma or GED
Job Type: Full-time