Superintendent II

    • San Diego, CA

Job Description
As an integral part of the maintenance team, the ship superintendent manages assigned work items for a maintenance period for U.S. Navy or commercial vessel. This work can involve pierside (waterborne) work as well as work in a dry dock. Responsibilities include resource allocation, progress tracking, trade and subcontractor coordination, inspection report preparation, budget/cost analysis, and test observation.

Responsibilities Include:

  • As a member of the Program Management Team, manage a designated portion of a Navy surface ship repair package including the installation, modification, and repair of complex equipment and systems in Engineering, Crew Berthing, Electronic/Combat System Suites, and Mission Critical spaces.
  • Ensure assigned work is completed on time and within established budgets.
  • Resolve problems that cannot otherwise be resolved by assigned craft supervision, as well as working with the customer, subcontractors, and other departments to keep a minimum of interferences and distractions from impacting the progression of work.
  • Conduct Ship Checks and attend meetings as required.
  • Participate in and assist craft personnel in setting up production schedules and manpower projections by reading and interpreting detailed work items, drawings, and related budgeting and man-hour reports.
  • Ensure craft supervision and subcontractors are aware of milestones, key events, and target dates for assigned work.
  • Ability to assess production progress and discuss production status with the Project Management Team.
  • Interface with other shipyard departments including Estimating, Quality Assurance and Testing, Environmental, and Production Support.
Required Skills and Education
The candidate must possess the following traits and skills:
  • Experience working with U.S. Navy ship repair and modernization contracts.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work aboard a U.S. Navy ship or commercial vessel
  • Working knowledge, understanding and experience with work specifications, diagrams, blueprints, drawings, test procedures, NAVSEA Standard Items and technical manuals
  • Knowledge of shipboard work control procedures, tag out procedures, and Government Work Authorization Form (WAF) controls.
  • Ability to develop, prepare, and recommend changes to the work flow process using the IDR (Inspection Discrepancy Report) process.
Preferred Skills and Education
Preferred Skills and Education :
  • Experience operating U.S. Navy shipboard equipment as a quality assurance inspector, assistant ship superintendent, member of a project management team, or equivalent experience. Amount of experience preferred:
    • Eight (8+) years with High School diploma
    • Six (6+) years with Associates degree
    • Four (4+) years with Bachelors degree
  • Familiarity with International Standards for Organizations (ISO)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel in particular)


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