Assistant Technical Superintendent needed at Matrix Energy Group

Job title : Assistant Technical Superintendent

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 15, 2024

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Job Description

  • As an Assistant technical superintendent, you will support the ensuring of the efficient and safe operation of the vessel’s technical systems and machinery.
  • This role involves overseeing maintenance, repairs, and compliance with industry regulations to guarantee the vessel’s seaworthiness and optimal performance.


  • Attending vessels at ports of call and periodically sailing on them, to ascertain the technical condition, performance and repairs required.
  • Periodically sail with vessels to solve technical problems aboard and develop trouble-shooting methodologies and procedures.
  • Control and monitor the lube-oil and bunker quality onboard as well as the vessels consumption rate.
  • Review and evaluate purchase order requests, Planned Maintenance System (PMS) reports, deck, tank and machinery condition reports, defect reports, Master and C/E’s reports, Port State and International legislation, etc.
  • Obtain and evaluate repair quotations, source for repair companies and location of the repairs, based on the “best quality of works” / “cost” relation, whilst considering ship’s itinerary and charter party obligations.
  • Attend to delivery of new acquisitions to ensure that supplies meet requested specifications.
  • Monitor the efficient and timely supply of all spares required for the proper maintenance and safe operation of the vessels.
  • Monitor the level of ship spares in store and ensure that requisitions and made timely to prevent shortages.
  • As the Assistant Technical Superintendent, you will be required to take the vessels for dry-docking.
  • Plan and execute maintenance and repair activities for the vessel’s technical systems, including propulsion, power generation, navigation, safety equipment, etc.
  • Coordinate with shipyards, contractors, and suppliers to ensure timely and cost-effective repairs and upgrades.
  • Monitor the vessel’s condition through regular inspections, audits, and surveys.
  • Stay abreast of international and local regulations related to maritime safety, security, and environmental protection.
  • Ensure that the vessel complies with all applicable rules and standards set by classification societies, flag states, and port authorities.
  • Optimize cost-effectiveness without compromising safety and quality.
  • Promote and enforce a strong safety culture onboard and within the technical department.
  • Implement and monitor environmental protection measures in line with industry standards and regulations.
  • Maintain effective communication with vessel crew, port authorities, and internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including operations, crewing, and purchasing, to ensure seamless operations.
  • Partake in the assessment of engine room crew during recruitment.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for technical failures or incidents.
  • Provide technical support and guidance during emergencies.
  • Report to the Technical Superintendent on technical matters relating to all vessels.
  • Carry out other assigned tasks.



  • The candidate must be a graduate of Marine Engineering.
  • Must have sailed as a Second Engineer on medium-range tankers for at least 2 years.
  • Previous experience as a Technical Superintendent, preferably with medium-range white product tankers.
  • In-depth knowledge of vessel operations, international maritime regulations, flag state requirements, etc.
  • Knowledge of Ship Management, International Convention Regulation, ISM Code, and ISPS Code is required.
  • Strong project management and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced maritime environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite.

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