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Jacking Superintendent

Region: UAE

Sector: Maritime, Jack Up Barge

Function description maritime vacancy Jacking Superintendent

Provides assurance on the safety and operational performance of the jacking systems on company assets.

Conduct regular inspections of jacking systems & sub-components. Verify and inspect system certification and documentation.

Monitor planned maintenance activities of the jacking systems and associated equipment.

Attend vessels at short notice to troubleshoot any issues that occur within the jacking system or associated equipment.

Recommend process improvement.

Prepare annual budgets for jacking systems and equipment.

On site management of system upgrades & repairs during dockings or repair periods.

Monitor and advise on stock management for fleet / vessel spares related to the jacking systems.

Support offshore crews in maintaining jacking systems in full working order and operational readiness at all times.

Assist with incident investigations as required by the HSE Department. Train & Assess jacking operators offshore.

Assist in providing onshore in-house training as required.

Conduct annual review planned maintenance routines within PMS to ensure validity and accuracy.

Troubleshooting, diagnostics & analysis of jacking systems.

Function demands maritime vacancy Jacking Superintendent


Minimum requirements – Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


Candidate must have worked in offshore environment onboard jack up units previously. Thorough understanding of PTW & SSW.

Demonstrate company policies and procedures through leading by example.

Previous Experience

Multi vessel system management of jacking systems & associated equipment Both Fixed and Floating Electric Rack & Pinion Systems.

Candidate must have worked on Gusto or NOV jacking systems previously

Experience with classification societies in respect of design / inspection requirements of jacking systems and sub-components.

Knowledge of latest industry standards for jacking systems (ISO, SNAME) Worked offshore in a jacking system service/repair capacity

OEM Experience Preferred

Vendor liaison & management of jacking related equipment


Thorough understanding of electric rack & pinion systems, including shock pads, wear guides, jacking frames, gearboxes, climbing pinions, racks, greasing systems.

Understanding of lubrication systems for both enclosed gearing and climbing pinions.

Thorough understanding of jacking controls systems, able to interpret system warning & alarms and advise/rectify accordingly.

Able to test and calibrate shock pad load cells. Understanding of PLMS.

Inspect and report condition of entire jacking system, evaluate degradation of the system & individual components, report and make recommendations for repairs as necessary.

Excellent report writing skills is essential.

Understanding of geotechnical conditions on which a barge jacks. Knowledge of electrical control systems (Siemens S7).

Thorough understanding of planned maintenance systems.

Company description

Oceanwide is an international provider of diversified manpower services focused mainly on the Maritime and Offshore / Energy industries.

The history of Oceanwide dates back to 1976 when the first office was established in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. Throughout the years, Oceanwide has been recognized as a worldwide supplier of qualified maritime and offshore personnel.

Oceanwide works out of two regions. In Europe, we have offices in the Netherlands, Vlissingen and Den Helder, Latvia, St. Petersburg and Cyprus and in the USA region we have offices in Houston, New Orleans and Ciudad del Carmen. We also have a number of owned branch and recruitment offices that support Oceanwide activities. With our offices and agent network, we are able to provide first class service to all of our clients.

Our services include all steps of international manpower services specified for the dedicated business sector.

Maritime crew, offshore staff and technical personnel are trained and certified according to international standards such as ISO, CMO + MLC, IMCA, and STCW.

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Oceanwide Vlissingen
Contact company:
Phone number:
+31 118 42 95 10
Bellamypark 3
4381 CG
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