Assistant Vessel Maintenance Manager

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Assistant Vessel Maintenance Manager

The Steamship Authority is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Vessel Maintenance Manager who will assist the Vessel Maintenance Manager with the supervision of all Maintenance Department trades personnel wherever assigned and Vessel personnel assigned to the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility or any location where Steamship Authority vessels may be under repair or overhaul.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*  Assist with the supervisioin of all Maintenance Department trades personnel, wherever assigned, and Vessel personnel assigned to the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility or any location where Steamship Authority vessels may be under repair or overhaul.

*  Assist with the supervision of all Maintenance Department and Vessel personnel assigned to the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility and ensure that all work assignments are completed in a safe, efficient, and timely manner, while adhering to the guidelines set forth in the Authority's Collective Bargaining Agreements.  

*  Assist with determining manpower requirements and assist with planning, scheduling and prioritizing work assignments to ensure the Authority's vessels are maintained in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

*  Assit with the oversight of payroll records and documentation for Maintenance Department personnel, including daily work reports, vacation and sick leave utilizing the Time Clocks Plus (TCP) and The Asset Guardian (TAG).

*  Assist with the maintenance, installation and repair of equipment operated by personnel in the various maintenance shops.

*  Assist with all stockroom and warehouse activities associated with the Falmouth Warehouse and Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility.

*  Assist with onsite Safety Compliance at the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility, the Falmouth Maintenance Shop and the Hyannis Maintenance Shop, this covers all aspects of safety, including but not limited to personal protective equipment (PPE) job hazard analysis (JHA), and establishing a documented training program for all employees assigned to the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility as well as maintenance staff assigned to all other SSA locations.

*Assist with onsite Environmental Compliance at the Fairhaven Vessel Maintenance Facility, the Falmouth Maintenance Shop and the Hyannis Maintenance Shop ensuring best management practices are performed as outlined in all SSA Environmental programs and plans.

*  Assist Vessel Maintenance Manager in planning and coordinating with other Engineering Department management personnel to identify and procure material and equipment necessary for all work assignments prior to each vessel's annual overhaul and repair period.

*  Shall meet and review progress of Vessel Overhaul and Repair periods on a weekly basis with vessel senior officers and Engineering and Maintenance Department management personnel.

*  Shall coordinate and work closely with the Vessel Maintenance Manager and other Engineering and Maintenance Department managers.

*  May be required to alternate management weekend duty assignments with the Vessel Maintenance Manager, Assistant Port Engineers and Port Engineers as directed and be available to respond to emergency calls after hours.

*  Perform duties of Vessel Maintenance Manager in his/her absence.

*  May be required to work weekends and/or excess of eight hours per day at times to support the vessels' repair schedules.

 Require Knowledge:

*  Must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering, equivalent marine experience or shipyard management experience.

*  A minimum of an unlimited USCG First Assistant Engineer's License (preferred).

*  A minimum of two years sailing experience as First Assistant Engineer (preferred).

*  Computer literate (MS-Word, Excel, Project and CMMS programs preferred).

*  Knowledge in the repair and maintenance of main propulsion and auxiliary systems on vessels.

*  Experience supervising various trades personnel in the repair and maintenance of vessels.  The ability to plan work assignments and evaluate manpower resources to develop production schedules for the overhaul and repair of the Authority's vessels.

*  Understanding and familiarity with USCG regulations for the repair of commercial vessels.

Competitive salary and fringe benefit package.  Interested parties may submit a letter of interest and resume to HR@steamshipauthority.com or by mailing a resume to:

Human Resources Office

Steamship Authority

228 Palmer Avenue

Falmouth, MA 02540

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