Technical Administrative Assistant

Technical Administrative Assistant

Our client is a world leader in providing specialist engineering services to various projects around the world. It is in need of a Technical Admin Assistant to provide support to vessel superintendents.

Job Description

Technical Administrative Assistant
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £25k-£35k

This is a development role. The successful candidate will work under the close supervision of and report to the Ship's Superintendent within the Maintenance Directorate. They will be expected to gain the knowledge and experience necessary in order to provide support to the vessels on matters related to maintenance.

Key Deliverables:

- Work with the Ships Superintendent to ensure vessels are compliant with company management policies, ISM code, Class rules and Flag state.
- Worldwide vessel attendance to supervise audits and scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and monitor planned maintenance periods.
- Technical Administrative support and supervision of vessels in close consultation with Ship Superintendent, dealing with routine and non-routine maintenance and repair, including authorising authorising and supervising the supply of spare parts, stores and services
- Keeping the Ships Superintendent and Senior Project Manager informed of any critical areas which may compromise operational readiness, together with budget variations.
- Ensure adequate spare parts to meet Dry Dock requirements are held on board.
- Assist in surveys for statutory and classification requirements.
- Assist in the preparation of dry dock/refit specifications and adjudicate tender returns , Change Orders , Quotes with the Ships Superintendent
- Support the management of dry docks with due regard to agreed timescales and budgets.
- Complete Dry Dock and other reports on work completed with guidance from Ship Superintendent.
- Carry out and assist as required with risk assessment procedures and accident / incident investigations and prepare reports as required.
- To undertake Duty Superintendents duties as required after suitable training and provide annual leave support for vessels assigned to other Ship Superintendents.


- Minimum of HND in an Engineering discipline
- Competent MS Office Suit User (Word & Excel) for ANY candidate.
- Desirable:
- 2nd Class Certificate of Competency (Engine)
- Relevant shore experience
- Knowledge of plant marine systems.
- Familiarity with Dynamic Positioning Systems, submersible vehicles, and cable working machinery and equipment an advantage
- ISO/ISM Auditor accreditation an advantage
- Electrical propulsion experience

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Charlie Murrant

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Meet Charlie, junior recruitment consultant in our Manufacturing & Technologies team. He works a variety of engineering roles with clients in many different sectors.

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