Overall responsibility for the oversight of all marine operations and the facilities. Ensure continued compliance with all regulatory bodies, classification societies, and other key organizations.
Maintain and enforce all regulatory compliance with USCG and other agencies. Focus on intact and damage stability, vessel inspections, crew certification requirements, safe manning procedures, and all other Marine Transportation Vessel Security Regulations.
Responsible for all aspects of vessel operations and dock repairs, including marine haulout of vessels and docks.
Advise and implement procedures for mandatory five-year vessel inspections in dry dock.
Schedule, train, supervise and monitor the work of approximately 60 employees on the vessels and on shore.
Coordinate and oversee all work performed by outside contractors.
Additional duties as required.
Five years’ experience in marine operations management
Knowledge of marine propulsion systems and a basic understanding of hydraulics
Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in all Microsoft applications
Knowledge of CAD programs
Ability to read and understand blueprints
B.S. Degree in Marine Transportation or Marine Engineering
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES
Possesses demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail and good follow-through
Ability to work well under pressure and with time constraints
Performing tasks independently with limited or no direction
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask
Ability to obtain a US TWIC Card
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
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