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Assistant Technical Superintendent

Job Requisition No.:  18148
Category:  Shore-Based

Reporting structure

Reports To:

Head of Technical

Direct Reportees:


Job Summary and Purpose

Ensure the safety, reliability and operational efficiency of the assigned LNG/LPG vessels under direct and third party managers as required. Participate in ongoing fleet projects and studies to ensure safe, reliable, efficient and cost effective operations.


Key Accountabilities:

Vessel Management:
1.    Maintain safe, reliable and efficient operations by ensuring high technical and operational standards of maintenance/repairs of the vessels of the company.
2.    Administer shipping support and technical knowledge to the vessels by utilizing the marine engineering expertise.
3.    Assist in the preparation of budgets for the vessels, monitor the costs and evaluate the variations in order to provide detailed explanation.
4.    Participate, in conjunction with the Supply Department in sourcing the technical and operational supplies required for the vessels and contribute to the assurance that the rates are most economical.
5.    Ensure that flag, class and other regulatory requirements are met with and that their certificates and surveys are validated as and when required.
6.    Examine various vessel improvement processes and technical problem and suggest appropriate solutions, recommendations and modifications. Prepare a list of well-defined outcomes and ensure its completion.
7.    Conduct statistical analysis and prepare reports on various subjects such as technical standards of vessels, repairs, dry docking and performance in order to attain the industry best standards.
8.    Reduce loss time accident exposure to the targeted minimum level and, maintain vessels’ loss time accident record, and report all vessel incidents, near misses to prevent and eliminate potential incidents.
9.    Contribute in the formulation of the ship management policies and procedures.
10.    Participate, in conjunction with the Supply Department in purchasing spare gears and other required equipment for the assigned vessels.
11.    Prepare, classify, analyze and update the various dry docking specifications as and when required. 
12.    Assist with risk assessment procedures and accident / incident investigations and prepare reports.
13.    Execute the Emergency Response Plan duties and responsibilities under the direction and guidance of Company Incident Commander
14.    Engage in technical and engineering studies and make suggestions to improve the quality standards of the vessels.
15.    Act as the company representative at various industry forums as and when required.
16.    Liaise with customers on technical and operational matters including vessel performance etc.

Generic Accountabilities: 

Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment (QHSE):
17.    Adhere to all relevant QHSE policies, procedures, instructions and controls so that NAKILAT provides a safe, world class, secure and environmentally responsible service to customers, the public and its own people.

Policies, Systems, Processes  & Procedures:
18.    Implement approved policies, processes and procedures, and provide instructions to subordinates to ensure their proper implementation.

19.    Contribute to the execution of department relevant projects as assigned. 
20.    Carry out any other duties as directed by the immediate supervisor.

Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


Achievement Oriented - Intermediate
Collaboration & Team Work - Intermediate
Customer Centricity - Intermediate
Drive Vision - Intermediate
Empower & Nurture Talent - Intermediate
Interactive Communication - Intermediate
Solution Oriented - Intermediate
Strategic Fleet Management - Beginner
Marine Operations - Beginner
Port Operations - Beginner
Voyage Planning & Performance - Beginner
Crew Management and Logistics - Beginner
Maintenance Management - Practitioner
Technical & Engineering Solutions - Practitioner
Cargo Management - Practitioner
Emergency and Media Response - Practitioner
Regulatory Knowledge - Practitioner
HSSEQ and Security Management - Practitioner
Projects Management - Practitioner

Key Result Areas

•    Monitor and ensure adherence to vessel class, flag and other regulatory requirements
•    Develop and monitor vessel budget and explain any variations
•    Ensure the execution of the Emergency Response Plan duties and responsibilities
•    Undertake statistical analysis of the vessels and prepare reports on various performance standards

Interactions and Working Relations

•    NAKILAT Fleet management
•    Sea Staff
•    Classification Societies
•    Original Equipment Manufacturers
•    Third party service providers
•    Third party managers
•    LNG charterers – Qatargas and RasGas
•    Charterers Project Management Teams
•    Contractor Project Management team – Man Diesel and Turbo, Samsung Heavy Industries, Eniram etc.
•    Project Stakeholders – STASCO, Exxon Mobil, Conoco Philips, Total, QP, RLPA and JVs

Financial Authorities

Not Applicable

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

•    Class 2 level of competency
•    4 to 8 years’ experience, with a minimum of 2 years in a relevant capacity aboard a LNG/LPG vessel.
•    2 years of ashore experience in LNG/LPG vessels repair/maintenance supervision.
Job Specific Skills:
•    Excellent knowledge of technical operations for Large Gas Carriers owned and managed
•    Prior experience in LNG/LPG refit
•    Ability to conduct accident investigations, root cause analysis with recommendations and provide comprehensive reports
•    Ability to compile budget and exercise controls 
•    Prior experience in Engineering trouble shooting 

Assistant Technical Superintendent

Department:  Technical
City:  1101

Job Segment: Gas, Gas Technician, QA, Quality Assurance, Supply, Energy, Technology, Quality, Operations

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