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Technical Superintendent

  • Rotterdam area
  • Contracting

For one of our clients in the Offshore Transport & Installation we are looking for a Technical Superintendent.

The Technical Superintendent works within the Technical Department. The Technical Department of their manages all repair and maintenance activities of the fleet. 

The fleet consists of a heavy lift vessel, a deep sea mining vessel, pipe laying vessels and barges, offshore support vessels and several supply vessels and unmanned barges. In total they now have over 300 Megawatt of installed power which has quadrupled over the last ten years. The Technical department has presently a staff of over 50 persons in various roles to support our vessels, sites and projects in the most safe, efficient and sustainable manner possible. The Technical department plays a large role in the continuous improvement of their company and the increasing technical capabilities and capacity of their fleet. One of the major projects ongoing at this moment is the hybridization of several of theirr vessels which they hope to finalise the coming years. Besides this several sustainability initiatives are being rolled out to contribute to our sustainable operation.   


  • Keep track of relevant legislation of flag state, classification society, IMO and other relevant bodies and initiate required action as required;
  • Use all available data for decision-making (existing business intelligence dashboards like Downtime, Cost control, Inventory and Asset management);
  • Ensure the assigned asset is fit for purpose in the broadest sense;
  • Prepare and control the yearly R&M and investment budgets for the assigned assets;
  • Responsible for the daily repair and maintenance (R&M) on board the assigned vessel(s), in close co-ordination with TD staff and other disciplines as required;
  • Act as a Project Manager; organise and control the repair and maintenance (R&M) of the assigned assets including damage repairs, modifications and project preparations;
  • Actively propose and support standardisation of working methods and improvement of procedures;
  • Approve purchase orders and invoices for the assets assigned as per authorisation matrix;
  • Assist in the yearly reporting of the Technical Status and a Vessel Inspection Sheet; Responsible for the preparation and execution of the workscope and budget for port calls wrt R&M, modifications or project preparations;
  • Responsible for maintaining the Repair list including overdue maintenance, long term investments and required modifications for projects; Collaborate/communicate with crew.


  • BSc / MSc degree in Maritime Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent;
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of classification agencies and IMO;
  • Minimum 5 years in a technical role within a maritime company.

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