• Dock Master - Facilities

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    2018-1448
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(8/21/2018 11:27 AM)
    Category
    Maintenance
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Operations Department.


    We are pleased to accept resumes for Dock Master.


    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise all docking and undocking operations of vessels in an efficient manner while ensuring the safety of all personnel and equipment
    • Lead and manage a team of shipwright personnel to execute all docking operations.
    • Interface with Operations Management to schedule the docking and undocking of vessels.
    • Read and interpret docking plans/arrangements, develop blocking plans with safe blocking loads based upon sound calculations, and be capable of layout/safe arrangement of blocks for docking.
    • Execute safe dry-docking evolutions and vessel launching, analyze tide and wind conditions, and maintain weight logs and docking plans.
    • Responsible for the technical work in docking, rigging, hauling, and undocking vessels
    • Coordinate with all parties concerned during launching operations
    • Represent the docking department to conduct all Risk Assessments for all docking department’s activities.
    • Able to lead and manage a team of shipwright personnel to execute all docking operations
    • Prepare and submit reports for all activities

    • Manage and utilize resources effectively by: a) maximizing manpower b) managing overtime c) adhering to time keeping d) proper assignment of tasks
    • Liaise with Contracts Dept for the procurement of Dock material requirement
    • Oversees flooding operations and removal of vessels from dry dock.

    Qualifications

    -5-10 years shipboard/shipyard experience

    -Experience/vast familarity with floating dry docks, marine railways, and large marine travel lifts

    -Reading and comprehension of docking plans and blocking plans

    -Able to build blocks for dry docking from the existing plans and sketches

    -Must be familiar with ARMY, MSC, USCG and NOAA rules and regulations on all docks operations

    -Proven success with a department of 25 employees within dock department/shop
    -Must have considerable knowledge of structure of vessels, stress points, load factors, cradle positioning, and blocking of vessels
    -Must have knowledge in stability calculations and docking plan development
    -Must be able to obtain federal and state security clearances
    -Knowledge of Coast Guard regulations and safety requirements
    -24 hour and 7 day (24 / 7) availability

    -High school diploma or equivalent 
    -Must be able to work and communicate effectively with others

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.

     

    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more

    EEO

    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

     

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET

    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.

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