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Marine Superintendent
  • Job ID: 119
  • Department: Valdez EP and R
  • Work Schedule: Urban
  • Salary Band: N
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Minimum Education: 4-Year Degree
  • Relocation Provided: Yes
  • Closing Date: Sep 26, 2023
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Employment Type: Fulltime-Regular
  • Contributor Level: Professional
  • Location: Valdez
  • Facility: SERVS

Accountabilities and Specific Requirements:


SCHEDULE: This is a regular exempt Valdez based position on an urban schedule of a 40-hour week or 9/80-work schedule.


Under the general direction of the SERVS Operations Manager, the Marine Superintendent is accountable for the following:

  • Manage and oversee all activities directly related to providing oversight of equipment condition and response readiness for all SERVS and Prince William Sound Corporation (PWSC) vessels and APSC equipment staged on contractor vessel; implement the performance measurement system for managing condition and response readiness of the specified vessels and equipment.
  • Design, develop & implement the performance measurement system for managing condition and response readiness of the specified vessels and equipment.
  • Develop and oversee an annual plan for condition and readiness assurance inspections of the vessels and equipment.
  • Plan, schedule and implement all major maintenance, including shipyard availabilities and dry docking.
  • Develop a multi-year plan/budget proposal for major maintenance (e.g., shipyard availability; dry-dock; modifications).
  • Manage the approved budget.
  • Coordinate with contracted vessel operators to ensure periods of contract vessel maintenance (e.g., regulatory dry-dock; inspection.) appropriately incorporate and account for APSC equipment maintenance ‐ and to ensure APSC continuously meets all response readiness and escort vessel availability requirements.
  • Ensure maximum availability of assigned vessels for Response Readiness and Vessel Escort requirements.
  • Ensure all vessel and APSC response equipment related projects and activities are in full compliance with APSC policies and procedures, and classification society and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Coordinate with contracted vessel operators to assure all required USCG and Classification Society inspections are completed on time. Serve as the APSC representative accompanying inspectors during inspections. Stay abreast of regulatory agency and classification society requirements as they apply to operation and maintenance of APSC and PWSC vessels and ensure required changes are implemented on time.
  • Provide ongoing orientation and training to APSC personnel on regulatory and classification society requirements for APSC and PWSC vessels.
  • Lead/support investigations of Loss and Near Loss Incidents related to APSC and PWSC vessels and APSC response equipment located on contracted vessels.

MINIUMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must meet or exceed these minimum job requirements to apply for this position.

  • Bachelor degree in marine engineering, marine transportation, or similar related field*
  • Five (5) years of related exempt-level Marine Superintendent work experience
  • Broad knowledge of Marine Operations as applicable to towing vessels, tank barges, oil spill response vessels and miscellaneous auxiliary vessels and small boats
  • Experience as a shore-based Marine Superintendent with experience in major maintenance, to include the planning and management of shipyard periods and major overhauls
  • Strong commitment to job safety, including experience in successful use of a behavior-based safety system
  • Ability to work independently and to perform successfully in a team environment
  • Ability to coordinate and oversee contractors in performance of work
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • *Equivalent experience relevant to job responsibilities may substitute for education


  • Professional license as Master or Chief Engineer Unlimited or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Eight (8) years of related exempt-level work experience (Marine Superintendent, Port Engineer, project management) of which, five or more years are management or supervisory experience.
  • Presentation skills for audiences ranging from individual contributors to senior managers and executives
  • Experience in a leadership role in the successful use of a behavior-based safety system

Position Description:

  • Broad knowledge of Marine Operations as applicable to towing vessels, tank barges, oil spill response vessels and miscellaneous auxiliary vessels and small boats.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and oversee shipyard availabilities, including dry-docking and major repairs.
  • Knowledge of planned maintenance systems and the ability to oversee and ensure maintenance of vessels and equipment.
  • Experience in developing and managing annual and multi-year maintenance schedules and budgets.
  • Act with Discipline
  • Be prepared to work and arrive to work rested. Complete all pre-job planning steps. Complete all training and qualifications. Follow all required processes and procedures and use the right tools for the job. Complete all post-work activities.
  • Take a System View
  • Assess how a task can impact others, seek input, and make all necessary notifications.
  • Make Sound Decision
  • Involve the right people at the right time. Identify if conditions change and act accordingly.
  • Learn, Improve, Innovate
  • No task on TAPS is routine; be alert to emerging risks.  Communicate hazards and share lessons learned from past experiences
  • Speak Up, Step Up
  • Alyeska fully supports the authority of every TAPS worker to speak up, take action, and stop work, regardless of role or responsibility. Participate in developing and implementing solutions.
  • Employment with Alyeska is contingent upon successfully passing a background investigation and, in some cases, a Physical Fitness Test and Medical Exam specific to the role for which you are applying. Alyeska also requires pre-employment urinalysis drug testing for all positions. A positive drug test makes you ineligible for employment with Alyeska and on TAPS. 

  • Please note, Alyeska does not seek or accept any genetic information as part of the drug testing procedure or any other process that could directly or inadvertently provide genetic information (family medical history).


  • Federal Law requires all employers to verify identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Alyeska Pipeline Service Company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.


  • The Alyeska Valdez Marine Terminal (VMT) is a regulated facility, and the employee hired to work on the VMT or to provide emergency support or other approved work for the VMT will be required to have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). For more information about this Federal credential access the Web site listed below. The successful candidate for this job will be notified if a TWIC will be required and will then be responsible for enrolling and obtaining a TWIC prior to their hire date.

Alyeska Pipeline is a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace.