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Ship Superintendent

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Lyon Shipyard Inc,
1818 Brown Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-4661

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500 Rose
Norfolk, VA 23504
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Job Description This position oversees the completion of jobs on the shipyard aboard vessels. Acting as liaison with the shipyard and the customers. Doing this requires him or her to work the following departments. Production Duties and responsibilities (Duties and responsibilities, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.) Management: Schedules arrival and departure of vessels. Coordinates and schedules all work on vessel, providing work list for department heads. Liaison between port engineer and department heads. Schedules visit and/or inspections with regulatory bodies. Estimating: Supplies support on bids. Estimates additional items to the work package. Billing: Tracks all job cost. Provides weekly billing projections. Prepares, edits and proofreads correspondence, invoices, and related materials. Submits completed invoices to the billing department for payment. Calls on delinquent accounts. Solid knowledge on ship engineering and operational systems. Extremely organized and excels in time management. Sets short term and long term goals strategically prioritizing each job schedule and coordinating department man hours. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Implements, manages and coordinates the repairs of vessels in a shipyard in a safe manner. Also, familiar with NAVSEA, USCG and ABS. Competencies Strategic Planning. Time Management. Technical Capacity. Communication Proficiency. Problem Solving/Analysis. Decision Making. Initiative. Results Driven. Thoroughness. Budgetary oversight. Contacts Frequent contact with skilled trades workers, superintendents, estimators, project managers, and/ or customers. Work Environment This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Occasionally the work environment may be loud. The position occasionally requires work in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and includes occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and to vibration. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. This position periodically requires long hours and weekend work. Regular and predictable on-site attendance is an essential function and a prerequisite to perform other essential functions of the position. Travel Travel is primarily local during the business day, although out-of-the-area and overnight travel will be expected. Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or five to seven years’ related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education or Experience Education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with the business necessity. Experience in a marine field / Shipbuilding / ship repair / operation setting College degree or equivalent combination of education and years of experience. Additional Eligibility Qualifications/ Experience Main Propulsion / Auxiliary Systems Operations Production Manager Project Manager NACE Certified Coating Inspector Quality Assurance Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V