Port Engineer

Technical Area Marine Transportation
Schuyler Line Navigation Company
Annapolis, MD
United States
Job Summary

SUMMARY: Treats Safety as a top priority.
Responsible for coordinating and overseeing all technical aspects of assigned vessels.

Full Job Description

Port Engineer
Job Overview

SUMMARY: Treats Safety as a top priority.
Responsible for coordinating and overseeing all technical aspects of assigned vessels.
To form a liaison between ship’s senior officers and shore Team managing the efficiency of assigned vessels.
Ensures operational and mechanical soundness of Company vessels.
Communicates continually with vessel operators / charterers with respect to operational activity of the vessels
Managing the ship’s budgets to ensure controls on supplying and expenditure.
Ensure all classification and regulatory milestones are met and vessels remain compliant.
Liaison with the vessel Chief Engineer/Master on required maintenance requirements
Where required, develop repair specifications and manage the repair of the vessels by overseeing all activities directly related to the repairs.
Manage and negotiate contractor selection, contract management and contractors work by setting up service to vessels while controlling expenditures within designated projects.
Monitor and coordinate vessel certification inspections with external and internal customers.
Regularly attend vessels during times of out of service or dry-docking.
Create POs/WOs, review and close outstanding maintenance jobs, review/approve requisitions and review vessel reports.
Work with purchasing department to assist in the procurement of spares and supplies.
Complete PO s of work performed, make adjustments and update financial information to allow for payment matching to the invoice.
Develop maintenance and repair cost analysis sheets and monitor the budget.
Assist in the development and modification of preventative maintenance plans for vessel equipment.
Ensure the engineering procedures and policies are periodically reviewed, modified and implemented.

Required Experience
EXPERIENCE: 5 or more years of experience in marine engineering, preferably sailing onboard a vessel.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word. Knowledgeable of NS-5 ship management software, computer technology and processes preferred but not essential.

Ability to ;
• Communicate verbally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
• Evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.
• Effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope.
• Prepare, monitor and administer budgets, as well as perform financial analysis.
• Indirectly mentor, coach, train and/or supervise employees.
Required Education
Bachelor's degree in marine engineering or a related field; 10+ years in an engineering related field may be substituted in lieu of the educational requirements. USCG license and/or Maritime graduate preferred.

Working Conditions
Works both inside an office environment and also outside in conditions of both high and low temperatures. May be exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels and potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to crouch and stoop to get into areas with restricted headroom and be able to climb ladders. May require extended use of computer keyboard and viewing of computer monitor and ability to sit for long periods of time.

FLSA Status
The position is Exempt. Requires ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines. Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.
The position is based in Annapolis.

Please contact Dana Harris

Qualifications 10 years experience
Compensation TBD
Contact Information dharris@boldocean.com