Senior Technical Superintendent
Rockville, MD 
Posted 28 months ago
Job Description
  • LocationUS-MD-Rockville
    Senior Technical Superintendent
    FunctionTransportation/Supply Chain
    Company Summary
    APL, one of the world's leading ocean carriers, offers more than 90 weekly services and call ports in over 50 countries worldwide. We provide container transportation through our international shipping network which combines high-quality intermodal operations with advanced technology, equipment and e-commerce.

    APL is part of the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saade. CMA CGM has a global presence thanks to its numerous vessels calling various ports all over the world. CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. Headquartered in Marseilles, the Group has employees all over the world in hundreds of agencies.

    With over 160 years of experience, APL has the knowledge and the expertise to help our customers grow their businesses and negotiate in an increasingly complex and ever-changing global marketplace - whether that is venturing into new territories or growing in already developed markets.

    The Senior Technical Superintendent position at APL Maritime includes responsibilities in several areas of company business supporting a fleet of nine U.S. Flag container vessels operating in international trade. The position includes management of daily fleet operations ensuring vessels are operated in a safe and cost effective manner. Maintaining overview of Technical Superintendents in areas of budgets, labor relations, M&R, Safety quality and Environmental management system (SQEMS). Looking to increase fleet efficiency and reliability.

    • Manage daily fleet technical operations under the Technical Directors guidance, ensuring that the vessels are operated in a safe and cost effective manner.
    • Performs all duties assigned as a Technical superintendent.
    • Responsible for guiding daily performance of all Superintendents.
    • Maintains overview of the Technical superintendents at the direction of the Technical director in the areas of: Budget Control, assisting in labor relation matters, overtime control, Ensures timely submission and accurate oversight on overdue jobs and critical machinery
    • Ensures that AML SQEMS Policy and procedures are followed shoreside and within the fleet as well as monitoring observance of company policy
    • Overview of Technical Superintendents with repair contractors and vessel Department Heads to ensure maintenance and repairs are completed satisfactorily and with economy
    • Recommend Fleet/vessel OPEX & AFE Capital Improvements & justifications for expense on Annual basis, including shore based inventory.
    • Manage as dry docks as directed which include specifications, project planning, budgets, AFE’s, scheduling, and supervising the dry dock

    1. Shipboard operational and office supervisory or management
    2. Expert knowledge in marine engineering from shore & shipboard perspectives including preventive and corrective M&R, DDX & repairs, ship acquisition/conversion, ship stability and ship structural integrity.
    3. Knowledge of Marine Operations from shore-side and shipboard perspectives
    4. Understanding of International regulatory requirements including SOLAS, MARPOL, ISM, ISPS, MLC, STCW Codes
    5. Understanding of US regulatory requirements
    6. Proficiency in ABS Nautical Systems 5 (ABS NS5)


    Bachelor’s Degree in a marine engineering related course of study or equivalent experience.

    USCG Unlimited Horsepower Chief Engineer or 1st Assistant Engineer and MMC required



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    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
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