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Shipyard Superintendent

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Access to government facilities is a crucial part of this role.
The Superintendent oversees all key aspects of the project’s progress; determines personnel, material, equipment and facilities needed, establishes basic priorities and work sequences, maintains balanced workload among subordinates through distribution of work projects and
allotment of manpower, equipment and materials.

• Responsible for budget, schedule, and quality for the project assigned.
• Responsible to establish the contract baseline and for maintaining that baseline for the life of the project
• Establish budgets and approve schedules for the project
• Determine the scope of the work package, evaluates the ability of the Production
Department to support the work package, and recommends modification of the work package
• Approve all time charges and material expenditures, unless he specifically delegates some of those duties to his assigned Supervisors
• Work closely with his assigned Shipyard Supervisors and ensure that they understand their areas of responsibility and that they spend 75-80% of their time on the “deckplates”
• Physical progress is accomplished each week and that cost projections for reviewed for any corrective action required
• Review and redistribute the “estimate” in order to establish craft budgets
• Approve all subcontracts and requests for temporary labor
• Verify that all subcontract purchase order values are kept current and that increases and
decreases are processed quickly so that job cost can be determined
• Compare labor expenditures against the spending plan and report any variation and explain them
• Approve all requests for material and rental equipment
• Provide feedback to the estimators all work items that are more than 10% over or under budget
• Overall responsibility for schedule adherence
• Represent the company in discussions with the customer regarding schedule and support the contract group in developing support for “schedule impact” on change orders when warranted
• Assist in developing and implementing any recovery schedule
• The primary point of contact with the customer

• Responsible for collection of physical progress each week for their jobs
• Work closely with the representatives from various classification societies and governing agencies
• Work independently to complete responsibilities
• Must have regular, reliable attendance
• Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator

•  clear understanding of contract value and current costs
• Strong communication skills both written and oral with the ability to act as a spokesperson
• Experience with Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Project
• Experience in drydocks and vessel inspections is preferred
• Strong planning and project management skills
• Improvement and achievement orientated

• Eight years of experience in Ship Repair in a Management type capacity running multi- trade crews on Commercial and/or Naval vessels

• Attention to detail and documentation
• Thorough knowledge of ship repair processes

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