Delta State
Posted 5 years ago

An indigenous company operating in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry wants to hire a Technical Superintendent. The ideal candidate will be assisting the Technical Managers to ensure adequate cover on a day to day basis.

  • Coordinate and control the supply of spare parts and necessary vessel equipment.
  • Provide guidance and solutions to technical issues to ensure the full technical readiness and optimum performance of the vessels in meeting the service commitments of the company.
  • Provide a leading role and technical expertise in the event of an emergency response situation.
  • Promote safety and safe working practices as an operational necessity.
  • Provide effective communication across all levels within the company to inform of significant operational/technical issues that impact on the availability of vessels.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor maintenance programmes and dry-docking.
  • Keep proper operational records.
  • Inspect regularly the vessels regarding compliance with safety, environmental protection, and hygiene as per international safety management code requirements.
  • Assist the crew during cases of troubleshooting.
  • Be constantly aware of the situation of the vessels, the maintenance status and the repairs needs of the vessels on a short, medium and long term basis.
  • Develop the annual technical department budget.
  • Arrange for closure of deficiencies found in vetting, psc inspections, charterers inspections, p&i club surveys, etc.


  • A degree from a Nautical Institution (Certificate of Competency STCW Regulation III/2)
  • 5 years seagoing experience as an engineer officer with a minimum of 2 in the rank of chief engineer on tankers
  • The seagoing experience may be waived provided other relevant experience like shipyard and/or new-building site work has been performed, classification society surveyor.
  • Preferably minimum of 3 years’ experience as a technical superintendent in a tanker management shipping company or background as Naval Architect or Marine/Mechanical Engineer and experience with a shipping company, classification society
  • Proficiency in the use of English language (Written and spoken)
  • Decision making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage, work and deal with people from multi-ethnic background.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and good organizational skills.
  • Highly motivated and the ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Commitment to work outside office hours.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools.

Job Features

Job CategoryOil & Gas / Maritime / Energy

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