- Provide technical support during the construction/modification/delivery process of ship acquisition by coordinating with shipyards, vendors and consultancy firms to ensure timely delivery of quality ships as per market and company needs.
- Prepare vessels for dry-docking activities as per the technical management standards, plan for vessel inspections and audits, and ensure compliance with technical policies and procedures.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
- Prepare the complete specifications and corresponding tender documents for the new build projects/modifications and, where required, refer to design consultants to ensure designs/modifications are per international industry standards/regulations for quality, safety, and environment.
- Assist in managing new newbuild construction projects/modifications, and participate in testing and trials to ensure construction is compliant with set specifications and quality parameters.
- Plan approvals/equipment selection of new build projects based on input from shipyards and operations department in-line with the contract terms and conditions.
- Coordinate with classification societies for drawing approval of modification works of existing vessels.
- Liaise with project management consultancy firms in the selection of suitable site teams for new build/modification Projects. Coordinate with the site teams to get progress reports.
- Prepare vessels for dry-docking by coordinating with engineering superintendent and fleet managers and perform regular inspections and repairs.
- Investigate machinery failures and perform tests to diagnose technical issues in order to carry out corrective actions and report to fleet manager in this regard.
- Prepare contract specifications for overhauls, and evaluate and oversee operation of equipment during acceptance testing.
- Assist in preparation of financial budgets reports including activities such as maintenance repairs, stores and dry-docking of vessels.
- Assist in ensuring vessels operate in compliance with best-in-class Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Management practices and international regulations.
- Assist in maintaining cost controls with respect to budgets for modifications/drydocking.
- Analyze risks associated with vessel and machinery performance with respect to Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) issues, and coordinate the development and deployment of contingency plans.
- Ensure operations/work processes occur in accordance with all relevant legal, regulatory, and any other standards and requirements to which compliance is required.
- Ensure the health and safety of all employees and the protection of the environment for all sites/work premises under their control.