Junior Technical Superintendent - Ft Lauderdale, FL
The Junior Technical Superintendent is the Company’s representative in the day-to-day operations of the assigned vessel and is expected to communicate and advance the relationships by providing excellent support services to the yacht owners. With knowledge of yacht operations, yacht’s systems, procurement, and personnel management, the Junior Technical Superintendent performs concentrated work under pressure of multiple vessels and tight deadlines. To be successful in the role, the Junior Technical Superintendent must possess the ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) and is required to coordinate and liaise closely with the supervisor of the technical department, the yacht administrator, the crew administrator and the safety superintendent assigned to the yacht, as well as with client’s captains, and owners. As part of the yacht management team, the junior technical superintendent must maintain effective team relationships with staff in the charter and sales departments. The junior technical superintendent reports directly to the supervisor of technical superintendents and works closely with the yacht management team members.
Work is conducted also outdoors visiting boats, meeting with yacht captains, crew, and owners aboard vessels.
Local and national travel is required 30-40 % of the time. Ability and willingness to travel internationally is required.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
- Assistance with MINI-ISM application onboard assigned yachts.
- Assist with organizing vessel maintenance and purchasing of consumables, spare parts, and services.
- Assisting in the planning and execution of planned yard periods and out of service maintenance periods.
- Yacht operations and logistics.
- Budget control and collaboration with the accounting department.
- Crew training and control in collaboration with the crew department.
- Documentation and certificate control.
Job Essential Functions (essential skills, experience, and qualifications)
- Multi-skilled, client focus, commitment, time management, work planning, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative, decision making, ongoing improvement attitude.
- Fluency in written and spoken English is a requirement; a second language is a plus.
- Proficiency with Microsoft office.
- Knowledge of yacht operations and onboard systems.
- Experience of a minimum of 2 years of working experience in the yachting industry is preferred.
- Two years of College/University education required – preferably in engineering
- Relevant work experience may be substituted for an educational experience
Work Environment and Physical Abilities
Work is conducted most often outdoors inspecting boats, meeting with yacht captains, crew, and owners aboard vessels, at ports, and on floating barges. Office work is also conducted in an air-conditioned, illuminated office environment.
- Exposure to harmful chemicals or conditions may occur while inspecting yacht engine rooms or at ports and require safety equipment.
- Local and national travel is required 30-40% of the time. Ability and willingness to travel internationally is required.
- The utilization of standard office equipment is used in the working environment.
- Motor skills and senses needed to carry out duties include talking, listening, typing writing, visual inspection of documents, and spaces.
- Lifting, pushing, walking, climbing up/down ladders, scaffolding and stairs on/off boats and climbing into small spaces
Job Type: Full-time