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Assistant Marine Superintendent

Class Specification – F.30
Assistant Marine Superintendent – 8327

July, 1980

Class Concept

Under general direction, the Assistant Marine Superintendent assists and advises the Marine Superintendent in matters of ship engineering, maintenance and repair , spare parts inventory, ship opera~ions, shore base administration and logistics; establishes, implements and controls planned maintenance program for shipboard and shore facility equipment; assists the Marine Superintendent in establishing and controlling t~e annual operating budget; prepares specifications for vessel overhaul, repair, modification and upkeep periods, establishes and maintains liaison with shipyards, contractors, vendors and Regulatory Agencies as necessary for the operation of ships and shore base; prepares job orders for Marine Facilities Shop assistance to ships; assists Purchasing Agent by supplying complete product or service specification; manages the Marine Facilities shop through the Shop Supervisor, exercising cost and personnel controls; and assures proper maintenance of buildings and grounds. Incumbent may act as relief Chief Engineer and may act as Marine Superintendnet in that person’s absence.

Minimum Qualifications

Management experience in engineering or ship-operating organization; maintenance of diesel engines experience; technical knowledge of ships and related equipment: maintenance, operation, overhaul; knowledgeable in budgeting and cost-control methods; working knowledge of U.S. Coast Guard and ABS rules on ship modifications, repair, and operations; experience as a shipboard engineering officer; ability to prepare specifications for shipyard overhauls and repairs. Hands-on experience in .the overhaul of sh.ips’ machinery; able to carry out reparis, adjustments, of ship propulsion and auxiliary equipment, and to instruct others in procedures; and other knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

License requirement: Valid U.S. Coast Guard license as Chief Engineer.