Technical Support Officer
Summary:  Support the Technical Superintendents in the operation of company vessels, assisting in the repair and maintenance functions to minimize down time and cost of repairs. Serve on board Company vessels as Engineering officer as needed.

This position is located on-site at our ISC in Lindale, TX. The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $80,000 USD (compensation rate may vary in other international markets)

Essential Duties And Responsibilities (Include But Not Limited To)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Support in preparation of work plans for major repairs, modifications, annual refits, and drydockings of Company ships.
  • As necessary, inspect machinery, equipment, or spaces outlined in work request; draw up job specifications; and obtain bids from contractors or shipyards to perform repairs.
  • Maintain contact with contractors to ensure completion of work according to contract terms.
  • Update plans procedures as directed
  • Liaise with vendor and regulatory agencies to ensure that requirements for alterations, repair, or modifications are kept at minimum cost consistent with safety.
  • Review and advise on qualifications of technical staff and/or applicants as requested.
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of Company SMS; assist Safety Manager to ensure safe working practices are followed on Company ships.
  • Serve on each Company ship as required to fill vacancies in the Engineering Officer roster, up to and including Chief Engineer, between 3 - 6 months per year.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, And Requirements)

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, contractors, suppliers, and the general public.