The Project Manager is responsible for managing, supervising and directing the day to day efforts of
field technicians, welders, machinists and mechanics working on various projects while keeping
customer satisfaction, schedules and budget.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- 80% of time on-board vessels undergoing refits or in the shop supervising staff. 20% of the time is spent processing paperwork, research parts needed, preparing change orders etc.
- Control and track budgets for assigned jobs.
- Make decisions on correct mix of skilled and semi-skilled workers to keep dollar costs low.
- Plan and coordinate with Scheduling Manager regarding manpower needs for job in order to effectively control overtime hours.
- Hold employees accountable for delivery of on time and on budget service. Provide quality control on all assigned projects.
- Track and minimize materials costs — job materials and shop supplies.
- Communicate with supervisor [General Manager] concerns on materials, men hours and all other issues that may affect contracted work.
- Oversee and ensure that all employees are in compliance with safety requirements.
- Document progress of jobs by approving time sheets and daily technician reports. Provide reports and checkpoints in projects and upon completion.
- Become familiar with all work related documents and procedures, drawings, manuals and bid specs. Familiarity with Lloyd’s and ABS shipbuilding codes is required.
- Performs other duties as assigned my management
Minimum of 5 years of experience as an engineer, 3 years’ experience as a chief engineer or a supervisor involved with large yachts (over 50 m) or ship repair/shipyards
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations before customers, clients, or employees of organization.