For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Gulf Coast Supervisor, Large Units
Job Description: The Gulf Coast Vessel Supervisor, Large Units is responsible for ensuring that all large ATB units operating in the Gulf Coast are crewed, inspected, and audited in compliance with Bouchard’s Safety Management System (SMS), and regulatory requirements. BTC large units include: M/V Donna J. Bouchard & B. No. 270, M/V Kim M. Bouchard & B. No. 272 and M/V Danielle M. Bouchard & B. No. 245.
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer
• Implement company audit and inspection policies and procedures according to the SMS manual to ensure that all vessels are operating safely and efficiently
• Conduct vessel audits and inspections to ensure safe operating conditions, and immediately arrange for maintenance and repair activities to correct any deficiencies
• Provide written reports on findings and corrective action plans after all vessel inspections
• Ensure that all appropriate company personnel are notified of all inspections, and that the proper documentation is accurately completed
• Act as a liaison with shipyards, equipment suppliers, classification societies and regulatory bodies
• Assure that all assigned vessels are operating within the company’s operating procedures
• Travel to various ports of call to consult with vessel personnel regarding operating procedures, maintenance schedules and safety requirements
• Hold a strong knowledge and understanding of Bouchard’s Safety Management System, and work to ensure compliance is met across all large ATB units within the BTC fleet.
Education & Skill Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from a Maritime Academy, or equivalent experience (10) years in marine transportation.
• At least five (5) years’ experience in maritime auditing and inspections
• Valid TWIC Card / Driver’s License.
• Working knowledge of USCG and ABS Vessel Regulations, and ISM Code
• Ability to multi-task and work in fast pace environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks, while meeting multiple deadlines
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Working Conditions & Environment:
• Must be able to work in both office and outside conditions.
• Available 24 hours a day, including nights, weekends and holidays via rotating schedule.
• Ability to climb ladders for access to cargo/ballast/void tanks is required
• Ability to gain access to shipyards and oil terminals (TWIC Required)
• Ability to travel as needed
• Major Medical
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Health Savings Account
• This position is exempt.
• Requires the ability to work long hours, travel and meet required deadlines.
• Must comply with all Company policies, most importantly those that pertain to maintaining vessel equipment and safety.
When applying, please include a copy of the following credentials:
• Driver’s license
• TWIC card
• Additional certifications you may have
Mission: Safety First, the Only Bouchard Way
• Bouchard recognizes safety as the top priority. It is the most important service that we can provide our crew, customers and the environment. It is the mission of all Bouchard employees to diligently work to always achieve the following:
Maintain the safest working environment possible
Achieve zero incidents impacting the environment
Achieve zero injuries within the fleet and ashore