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Ship Superintendent

Norfolk, VA

Industry: Manufacturing, Other Job Number: 42983 Pay Rate: $70 - $90k
The Superintendent oversees 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.

- Responsible for budget, schedule, and quality for the project assigned.
- Responsible to establish the contract baseline and for maintaining that baseline for the life of the project
- Establish budgets and approve schedules for the project
- Determine the scope of the work package, evaluates the ability of the Production Department to support the work package, and recommends modification of the work package
- Approve all time charges and material expenditures, unless the candidate specifically delegates some of those duties to their assigned Supervisors
- Work closely with the assigned Shipyard Supervisors and ensure that they understand their areas of responsibility and that they spend 75-80% of their time on the deckplates
- Physical progress is accomplished each week and that cost projections for reviewed for any corrective action required
- Review and redistribute the estimate in order 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
- Compare labor expenditures against the spending plan and report any variation and explain them
- Approve all requests for material and rental equipment
- Provide feedback to the estimators all work items that are more than 10% over or under budget
- 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
- Assist in developing and implementing any recovery schedule
- The primary point of contact with the customer
- Responsible for collection of physical progress each week for their jobs
- Work closely with the representatives from various classification societies and governing agencies
- Work independently to complete responsibilities
- 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


- A clear understanding of contract value and current costs
- Strong communication skills both written and oral with the ability to act as a spokesperson
- Experience with Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
- Experience in drydocks and vessel inspections is preferred
- Strong planning and project management skills
- Improvement and achievement orientated
- Eight years of experience in Ship Repair in a Management type capacity running multi-trade crews on Commercial and/or Naval vessels
- Attention to detail and documentation
- Thorough knowledge of ship repair processes

25% travel to other sites, San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Jacksonville, FL, Singapore and anywhere there us a shipyard in need.

Benefits include:

- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- 401K (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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