COMPANY: Vancouver Drydock
COMPANY LOCATION: Vancouver Drydock - North Vancouver
Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Second Shift Manager is accountable for all elements of Vancouver Drydock operations during the second shift. The Second Shift Manager is responsible for ensuring that the project is progressing according to schedule, maintaining a high level of productivity and efficiency, while all Health & Safety Regulations and ISO requirements are adhered to.
• Oversees repair and refit activities performed on the second shift by monitoring shift turnover, visiting job sites to make sure trades and Trade Superintendents coordinate activities with each other, prioritizing jobs and tasks, supervising general trades, ensuring that a high level of productivity and efficiency is achieved and that Union rules and regulations and SMC policies and procedures are followed.
• Verifies welders’ qualifications, coordinates testing, arranges required training, prepares CWB monthly reports well as shift reports, maintains appropriate records, and ensures that welding procedures are followed when dealing with different materials or techniques.
• Regularly visits job sites and liaises with Safety Officers working on the second shift to ensure that all health and safety rules, policies and procedures are followed.
• Ensures safety concerns are addressed by referring issues to the Safety department and the Manager, Vancouver Drydock, to prevent injuries, time loss and/or equipment damage.
• Communicates with customers to clarify the scope of work and provide status update, ensuring that the work performed is compliant with the contract and customer expectations.
• Liaises with regulatory bodies by requesting, conducting, and coordinating tests and inspections to ensure regulatory requirements are met.
• Assists sub-contractors by clarifying job details and providing them with any information required to complete the job.
• Clarifies the scope and location of work on vessels by preparing schematic drawings and making them available on-board, so that everyone involved in the project have a reference.
• Verifies and authorizes time cards and forwarding them to the Payroll department for processing. Assists the Human Resources department by dealing with second shift lay-offs, hiring, and disciplinary actions, to ensure appropriate staffing is maintained at all times.
• Prepares purchase requisitions and procures materials, as required on the second shift. Reports to the Material Superintendent about material requirements to ensure any additional cost is added to the billing.
• Handles administrative aspects of the position by preparing and submitting CWB monthly reports, preparing shift reports, including shift turnover reports to ensure continuity and completion of jobs, which may include preparing sketches, ensuring that all documentation is complete and accurate.
• Ensures compliance with the Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures at the Vancouver Drydock.
Education and Experience
• Completion of Grade 12 education, plus completion of a shipyard trade apprenticeship program or a Post-secondary technical certificate from a recognized institution in a related trade.
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a supervisory position. Marine industry experience is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
• Demonstration of exemplify business ethics, integrity and honesty in all situations.
• Excellent technical, analytical, leadership, planning, organizational, problem solving, decision making, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of ISO 9001:2000, emergency procedures, and marine confined space safety practices.
• Proficient knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.
• Knowledge of relevant SMC corporate policies and procedures.
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
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