Technical Supervisor (Marine Industry)

  • Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time

Company Description

RAWABI Holding Company

Operating in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East for over 30 years as one of the leading industrial players in the region and has activities in construction & engineering, oil & gas, petrochemical, utilities, power & electrical, telecommunication & IT, trading, and manufacturing. RAWABI Holding Company comprises various subsidiaries and several associated companies.

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • The main purpose of the Technical Supervisor’s job is to provide expert guidance and direct support to vessels’ management on all matters related to maintenance, repair and vessel performance


  • Assesses and reports the technical conditions for an assigned group of vessels in the fleet
    • Ensures that vessel meets all statutory and regulatory certifications and any additional requirements of the clients
    • Schedules and supervises planned and unplanned repairs, inspections and dry dockings
    • Leads the dry docking planning process, ensures work indent is prepared and approved, procures needed spare parts, and liaises with shipyard for docking preparation
    • Evaluates and audits the identified shipyards prior to docking implementation
    • Attends vessels’ dry docking at shipyards, ensures proper work execution, and liaises with the Head Office for reporting and support
    • Oversees the class status of the vessel and accordingly arranges needed surveys
    • Investigates and identifies actual and potential technical causes of loss and proposes corrective and/or preventive action
    • Carries out vessel(technical) inspections
    • Provides assistance during SOLAS, CLASS and other mandatory surveys
    • Ensures that all repairs to the vessels are carried out timely and in a cost effective manner
    • Maintains and updates proper records of vessel reports and inventories
    • Manages supplies spare parts and vessel’s provision including supplier selection
    • Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by his/her direct manager
    • Completes and implements all required documentation to support the workshop activities including damage reports, repair procedures, quality tests and results, completion reports, additional work reports, etc.
    • Tracks KPIs for his function and devises plans and initiatives for operational improvements

Communications and Working Relationships

  • Coordinates with Port Engineer on all the technical requirements of the vessels
    • Interfaces with Fleet & Technical Superintendent on vessel technical management and conditions


Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in marine engineering, engineering science or equivalent
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the marine sector, with a minimum of 5 years as an Operations Superintendent or Technical Superintendent in a comparable operation
    • Extensive crisis management skills, and ability to work well under pressure and to act quickly and decisively
    • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communications, and management skills
    • Knowledge of ISM and ISPS and other relevant codes
    • Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications and basic software applications. ERP knowledge is a plus
    • Previous experience in the GCC is a plus, especially if the experience was in Saudi Arabia
    • English fluency is required; Arabic language is a plus

HSE Responsibilities

  • Complies with established health and safety guidelines and procedures and ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others
    • Identifies and reports to management any Health, Safety or Environmental risks and makes suggestions to address these risks

Additional Information

All your personal information will be kept confidential.

P.O  Box 79800
Dammam-Alkhobar, 31952
Saudi Arabia