Monday, May 7, 2012

Project Engineer - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

£45,000 - £50,000/yr
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Applicants Required
Call 01489898168

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer to join an internationally established provider of maritime services.

Previous experience with planning and supervising ship condition surveys, repairs and upgrades.


You will report to the Technical Services Director and your main accountabilities are:

preparing or reviewing specifications for new build and conversion/repairplanning retrofitting of equipment and life extension of existing shipson-site supervisionperform engineering and naval architectural calculations provide CAD draughting support

Our clients Technical Services department, who look after design, new construction and conversion projects is currently enjoying unprecedented growth in the sector. As a service provider in a competitive and evolving market, they aim to add value to each of their client's supply chain. This calls for innovation, adaptability and diversity. To meet this challenge the successful candidate will need to be dynamic, technically accurate and confident to respond to the needs and expectations of clients. You will assist the Technical Services Director in steering the company towards achieving its goals and ambitions.


We are looking for an experienced marine professional for independent engineering work and project management. You should be able to plan and supervise ship condition surveys, repairs and upgrades. Candidates should have experience in ships machinery and piping systems, developments in environmental legislation and propulsion optimisation. Work will involve maintenance, upgrading ships to comply with environmental legislation, implementation of energy efficiency management.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Senior Technical Superintendent - London

Required Senior Technical Superintendent to supervise a team of technical superintendents. The successful candidate will coordinate the activities ensuring safe and efficient operations supervising all aspects of Operations

Previous Superintendent experience Preferably LNG Chief Engineer Steam or Motor No Limitations

Company Overview

Our client is a ship management company forming part of the European headquarters for a major Japanese ship owner. The company is responsible for the technical management of LNG carriers. The Company presently manages 15 LNGC’s that comprise of conventional steam, slow speed diesel and tri-fuel diesel electric with both membrane and Moss type containment systems.

Organisational Context

Due to an internal transfer, the Company seeks to fill the position of a Senior Technical Superintendent to supervise a team of technical superintendents within the technical department. The successful candidate will coordinate the activities ensuring safe and efficient operations supervising all aspects of maintenance and repair to a fleet of either 5 specialised motor / TFDE or 10 conventional LNGC’s. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the candidate will attend weekly operational and monthly management meetings. The candidate will also be expected to work alongside other members of the ship management and commercial teams on a variety of projects.

Purpose of the Position

To provide expert guidance, supervision and direct support to a technical team comprising of upto 3 superintendents and the vessels onboard management on all matters related to maintenance, repair including budget development, monitoring and the identification of budget variances. Responsibilities also include superintendency of assigned vessels and attendance world-wide and management of repair periods in dry-dock as required. The Senior Technical SI is expected to re-assign support cover within his team due to staff absences.

Core Tasks and Activities
• Supervision of Technical SI’s
• Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, cargo care, budget control / purchasing and safe manning for vessels under his care ensuring compliance with Company policy, SMS, PMS and Business Manual.
• Technical supervision of assigned vessels, dealing with routine and non-routine maintenance and repair (M & R).
• Attends vessels world wide to supervise scheduled and unscheduled M & R, pre-load / discharge meetings, owners and charterers forums.
• Monitors perfomance of the vessel at sea and in port including berthing and mooring operations.
• Conducts ship inspections
• Prepares vessel-operating budgets and controls operating costs within agreed budgets.
• Prepares major repair specifications and supervises major repair periods at shipyard,
• Administers guarantee claims on ship builders.
• Prepares monthly Planned Maintenance Status Report.
• Distributes routine technical bulletins and class reports to the vessels.
• Work on longer-term projects e.g. planned maintenance systems and capital projects.
• Response and follow-up to vessels technical correspondence.
• Handles hull and machinery insurance matters for each vessel.
• Arranges surveys for statutory and Classification Society surveys.
• Liaises with Fleet Personnel on matters related to engineering sea staff.
• Appraises Technical SI’s, Chief Engineers and in consultaion with Operations Dept. Masters for vessel unders his care.
• Interviews prospective senior engine room staff.
• Brief/de-brief Chief Engineers.
• Carry out and assist as required with risk assessments, accident / incident investigations and prepare reports.
• Participates in goal setting, identification of improvements and management of change processes
• Attends weekly and monthly meetings.


Based in the City of London the job will be essentially desk based and involves international travel.

Personal Specification

Qualities Qualifications and Experience
• Demonstrated strong leadership in a shore based
• Self motivated team player
• Clear communicator with good inter-personal
• Good time management skills
• Adaptable and flexible attitude
• Certificate of Competency to Class 1 (Steam or Motor)
• Previous experience in ship management at
supervisory level
• Experience as Ch Engineer on-board LNGC’s
(strongly preferred)
• Knowledge of Shipnet PMS software (desirable)
• Advanced MS Office (Excel) Skills
• Professional qualifications in an engineering / elctronics field would be an advantage

Date Required : ASAP
Remuneration: Competitive based on experience (73-78k)
General: The company operates an equal opportunity policy.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Planned Maintenance Engineer - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

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Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Applicants Required
Call 01489898172

Due to continued expansion our client has an excellent opportunity for a Marine Engineer at their office in Clydebank.

The successful candidate will have sailed in the capacity of 3rd or 4th Engineer

Planned Maintenance Engineer

In order to satisfy current demand, we are seeking an experienced Marine Engineer who is proficient in all aspects of marine engineering and has an excellent understanding of ship specific systems. A thorough knowledge of onboard planned maintenance systems inclusive of stock control and purchasing is required.

Whilst the current position is shore-based, travel to vessels operating Worldwide will be required in order to conduct vessel specific audits, carry out PM system installations, and to provide PM assistance/training.

The position is offered on a permanent basis. In the first instance, a six month trial period will have to be completed to our mutual satisfaction before permanent employee status is attained.

Our client can offer a competitive salary which will be discussed ay interview, paid pro-rata on a monthly basis.


The successful candidate will have sailed in the capacity of 3rd or 4th Engineer.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Graduate Naval Architect - Hampshire, Portsmouth

Contract (6 months)
Hampshire, Portsmouth
Applicants Required
Call 01489898158

We are currently recruiting for a Naval Architect to provide basic Naval Architecture assistance to the Design Services group within the Support organisation

Previous Naval Architecture experience

Suitable applicants will be Degree qualified Naval Architects or have industry equivalent experience.

It would be an advantage to have previously worked within the warship design environment and to display the ability to work within a multi disciplinary project team.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

NDT Engineer - Warrington and Derby

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Warrington and Derby
Applicants Required
Call 01489898103

Our client are currently seeking Non destructive testing Engineers for various positions within their Derby and Warrington Branches

Experience in a relevant industry, such as heavily regulated operations

Working within one of our Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) groups you’ll use your skills and experience in undertaking a wide range of activities relating to the development, justification and application of inspection methods to a diverse range of products. As a specialist, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a range of exciting and challenging environments, supporting complex equipment and technology, and working with talented colleagues for whom excellence is always paramount.

We recruit excellence at every level – from recent graduates to experienced professionals, including those with team management experience. Whatever your background, we have a unique range of opportunities in our nuclear business. Nuclear experience and professional NDT qualifications, although an advantage, are not a prerequisite for any role.
Our client actively encourages career growth and training is available to enable employees to reach the required skill levels and attain any necessary professional qualifications.

Primary responsibilities:

• Working across a range of areas, you will be involved in the testing of high integrity components through all stages of life.
• You will operate as part of a close knit team with technical excellence and customer satisfaction high on the agenda.
• You will be responsible for developing and implementing new methods of non-destructive examination, often involving the use of bespoke remotely operated machines.
• With quality paramount to the success of our business, you will be required to demonstrate compliance to relevant company, national, and international standards to a level beyond reproach.

Key skills and qualifications

• Experience, where possible, in a relevant industry, such as heavily regulated operations, or products and services where high levels of reliability and integrity are required.
• Professional qualifications in NDT are highly beneficial (e.g. PCN, SNT, ASNT, MIPS, GUIDE), with the ideal candidate qualified in all major NDT techniques (UT, RT, PT, MT and ET).
• Many inspections use remote automated equipment, and experience in the operation of Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT) systems or similar would be favourable.
• A demonstrable ability to work in a highly technical environment, in multidisciplinary teams and to tight deadlines.
• The ability to provide clear, concise and accurate technical reports, and candidates experienced in the production of technical justifications will be at a distinct advantage.

Our team is comprised of a broad range of experts in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, project management and procurement. This is your chance to join them.

Our nuclear business designs, manufactures and maintains key components and systems for nuclear power plants in the UK and around the world.

For you, this means unique opportunities to work across our portfolio of products and services. Our global, multi-million pound learning and development initiatives empower each individual to build a world-class reputation.

We offer excellent development prospects, along with the competitive salary and exceptional benefits, including bonus, childcare vouchers, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK