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Dockmaster

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: JB 79744
  • Location: Location: USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Sector: Sector: Engineers, Marine
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 29/09/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
SUMMARY
Supervising all drydocking and undocking operations while ensuring the safety of personnel, ship being docked, and the safe operation of the dry docks at all times.

SAFETY Leader and Initiator in Safety. Ensures project team compliance with all company & OSHA regulated safety requirements/standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;
Ensures compliance with appropriate Company, EPA, OSHA and USCG regulations
Ensures maintenance and associated record keeping of the graving docks
Plans and executes safe drydocking evolutions and vessel launchings
Maintains positive stability of all vessels under company control
Plans and schedules manpower, material and equipment
Trains personnel in the various aspects of dry dock operation and maintenance
Lead and manage through daily application of ORA (Ownership, Responsibility & Accountability)
Some travel required
Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises personnel assigned during vessel drydocking evolutions, vessel launching, vessel movements, and dry dock maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required/preferred

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering from a four year college or university; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Successfully completed a drydocking training course by DM Consulting, Heger Dry Dock, or similar Knowledge of MIL-STD 1625 series, NAVSHIPS Technical Manual, Chapter 997, and Facility Certification
Knowledge of docking procedures, ship handling, and ship design Proficient in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. * Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certified by Naval Sea Systems Command, having successfully completed the Navsea Drydocking Course

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks, & work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, & ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office