Maintenance Superintendent

Flagship Management Published: January 10, 2019
Jamaica, Jamaica
Job Type


Our client, a large ship-owning company, is looking for an experienced Maintenance Superintendent to join their office Jamaica.

General duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Ensure that all equipment (mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical etc.) are operating and available to full capacity to meet the needs of the operations department
  • Develop and execute systems to evaluate the status of all the terminal’s current fleet of mobile equipment, using a thorough knowledge and understanding of terminal OH&S procedures and rules
  • Minimize  equipment downtime in support of operations by responding quickly to breakdown situations when applicable
  • Determine what percentage of the fleet can be rehabilitated cost effectively
  • Develop a thorough system of maintenance throughout the entire life span of each piece of equipment to eliminate failures
  • Create,update and monitor database of equipment status
  • Create teams to methodically troubleshoot all the terminal's container handling equipment (STS Cranes, Straddles, Forklifts, Terminal Trains, Road Heads)
  • Create teams to methodically troubleshoot all of the terminal's support equipment
  • Ensure that the respective teams carry out planned maintenance on equipment and contribute to continuous improvements on machines and processes.
  • Manage the preventative maintenance programme for the repair and modification of machines
  • Target quality issues with improvement projects focused on removing root sources of defects
  • Identify and resolve recurring problems using cross-functional teams
  • Ensure the transfer of skills and competencies to all local team members
  • Continuously monitor and manage team members' performance to ensure that knowledge transfer has taken place
  • Ensure the safe and effective utilization of all workshops and workshop support equipment
  • Provide the senior management with weekly progress reports
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual engineering, operational and Capex budgets
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Specifications
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar
  • A minimum of 10 years' engineering experience
  • A minimum of 2 years' maintaining specialized container terminal equipment
  • In-depth knowledge of container handling equipment, specifically ship to shore cranes, straddle carriers and reach stackers.


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