Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Manager, Marine Operations & Maintenance

Superport Marine Services is one of the leading marine services companies in Atlantic Canada. Owning and operating a fleet of offshore survey vessels, tugboats, pilot boats, crew/work boats, barges and associated equipment, Superport provides marine services to a broad customer base across a wide variety of industries. Superport operates a marine fabrication and repair facility on the Strait of Canso and is currently seeking a Manager of Marine Operations and Maintenance to support expanding operations. This position offers an opportunity to lead a dedicated work force in a dynamic, fast paced work environment with opportunities for advancement.

Position Type: Full-time, Management

Location:  Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

Experience Required:  7- 10 years

Experience and Education

  • Professional Engineering Degree, preferred focus on Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering or Marine Engineering Diploma with relevant marine/shipyard experience.

  • Seven to ten years of industrial and/or marine related experience required as well as at least five years’ experience in a lead or supervisory position.


Reporting directly to the President, the Manager of Operations & Maintenance will be responsible for the following:

  • Supervise day-to-day operations of maintenance and fabrication activities and provide leadership and technical oversight as required.

  • Develop detailed project plans and delivery schedules to monitor and track progress ensuring work is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Work closely with the project management team.

  • Promote a safe work environment and a positive employee attitude while ensuring adherence to company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.


  • Highly-developed communication and leadership skills, complimented with a professional approach to problem-solving in a team environment.

  • Ability to motivate and guide others.

  • Strong organizational skills, including prioritization and accountability of tasks as well as a strong attention to detail.

  • Proficient with computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.

  • Experience in structural design and analysis as well as general electrical knowledge an asset.

This is a shore based position based in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. Some travel may be required. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Superport Marine Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Superport Marine Services Limited, 30 Water Street, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada B9A 3L1