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Government Ship Superintendent

Norfolk, VA

Industry: Business Svc/Acct/Legal/Security Job Number: 44188 Pay Rate: $90 - $110k
The Superintendent will work out of the main yard in Norfolk, VA which would oversee 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.


Administer every aspect of ship repair projects including purchasing, planning and scheduling, production oversight, contractual modifications, final bill settling, and invoicing
Oversee all technical ship repair work including machinery overhauls, steel work, paint application, electrical modifications, piping repairs and installations, and propulsion plants
Analyze work specifications and technical drawings along with shop Resource Manager to determine work scope, necessary man power, and work schedule for overhaul periods
Oversee all material acquisitions, including all Government Furnished Material oversight, for jobs from technical drawings and work specifications
Contract and oversee, subcontractors from solicitation to completion of work
Negotiate contractual changes and growth work with customers
Work with estimating department to put together bid packages based on specifications provided including subcontractor pricing, material costs, and production schedules
Supervise job sites and projects to all Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations including training customers on safety and compliance rules
Act as liaison between the American Bureau of Shipping and the United States Coast Guard and other regulatory agencies and the customer ensuring rule compliance and quality craftsmanship
Responsible for all quality assurance test and inspection plan implementation and completion for projects
Manage customer relationships by quality work and fair dealings
Must be proficient in cost planning and budgeting to determine the project's cost baseline
Determine the scope of the work package
Communicate work package requirements to the trade supervisors
Approve all time charges and material expenditures, unless specifically delegated some to assigned Supervisors
Work closely with his assigned Shipyard Supervisors and ensure that they understand their areas of responsibility
Monitor the Physical progress accomplished each week and maintain schedule based on performance
Review and redistribute the "estimate" 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
Approve all requests for material and rental equipment
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
Draft or oversee all Condition Reports and Required Reports for submittal to the customer
Assist in developing and implementing any recovery schedule
Be the primary point of contact with the customer
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


10 years of experience in Ship Repair in a Management type capacity running multi-trade crews on Commercial and/or Naval vessels
5+ years of experience overseeing multiple projects concurrently
A clear understanding of cost planning and scheduling
Strong communication skills both written and oral
Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
Experience in dry docks and vessel inspections
Strong planning and project management skills
Improvement and achievement orientated
Attention to detail and documentation
Thorough knowledge of ship repair processes

Benefits include:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
- 401K (and 50% matching)
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Legal Services
- Annual performance evaluations
- On-site Human Resources
- On-site gym
- Free and close proximity parking
A great position to use military skill sets in the civilian sector all while working for one of the nation's largest shipbuilding companies.
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