- Vessel Operations
- Employment type
- Full Time
- Department / Regional Manager
An Assistant Dock Master's key responsibilities are interfacing with clients, superintendents, class surveyors and owners agents as required for projects.
- Ensure that updated docking plans are maintained for all vessels (electronic and hard copy) and all new enquiries are verified against this list / updated as appropriate. Obtain copies of docking plans for all new vessels if required.
- Prepare blocks as per docking plans and ensure that vessel is in docking condition prior to docking and undocking and check tank contents – if not satisfied then direct the owners to place vessel in the correct condition.
- Dock / undock the vessels carefully and correctly so that no damage is caused to vessels or to the docks either. Maintain control over the tugs when vessel entering or leaving dock.
- Amend the blocks as and when required to complete the project with due regard to vessel stability.
- Ensure all safety procedures are followed and work towards improvement of the safety culture.
- Ensure vessel specs are complete including obtaining copies of all technical drawings required.
- Schedule work scope for the yard upon arrival of the vessel and prepare all variation work orders for approval.
- Project production planning / quality control & reports.
- Analyze sub-contractors job quotations / quality and compliance with agreed contract.
- Control all materials and consumables required, effective cost controls on the use of all manpower on the vessel and reduce additional costs / excessive overtime.
- Bringing outstanding items / issues to Management notice in a timely manner.
- Meet agreed annual objectives / targets & produce reports.
- Ensuring any client concerns / complaints is brought to Management attention immediately.
- To act on own initiative in order to improve the process or projects and inform Management of any suggestions for consideration.
- Attend any safety meetings and ensure the workforce complies with any and all updates in the safety process.
- Carry out Safety / Operational briefings regarding specific tasks which are to be undertaken on each project and ensure all personnel involved are also in attendance.
- Complete various “Internal Projects” assigned to them in a timely and cost effective manner.
- Report unsafe acts / instances requiring discipline to Management without delay.
- Understanding and following the agreed goals and annual targets for the position.
- Railway experience a huge plus.
Key Reporting Requirements
- Daily productivity report for client & management – as required
- Daily costing report for client & management – as required
- Daily QC report – as required
- Weekly variation report – as required
- Initial ongoing and final docking condition – as required
- Final costing of docking – as required
- Report any “incidents” associated with the vessel to the safety manager
Entire project personnel – for either the docking or the vessel repairs
VP of Production and /or Production Manager
- Minimum Qualification: experience with Naval Architecture
- 10 years in Ship yard Industry
- Apply Instructions
Apply Online: Human_Resources@lyonshipyard.com