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Transnet – Marine Technical Manager wanted: APPLY HERE


Transnet – Marine Technical Manager wanted: APPLY HERE

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement: Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

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The closing date is on 23.09.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application
before the closing date of the advertisement.

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Operating Division: Transnet NPA

Position Title: Marine Technical Manager

Employee Group: Permanent

Department: Marine Services

Location: Durban

Reporting To: Resources Manager – Fleet Operations

Grade Level: F

Reference Number: 10157548

Position Purpose:

To effectively and efficiently plan, schedule, manage and implement planned maintenance programmers including but not
limited to approved alterations and repairs of craft/s components/s and structure/s thereby achieving availability of fleet at all times.

To ensure that statutory requirements are complied with the preservation of standards, the economical and effective
the operation, maintenance, and utilization of the ports floating assets in order to ensure the safe and efficient handling and
around the Ports thereby contributing to the competent reputation of Marine Services

Position outputs:

Plan, schedule and manage projects for maintenance, alterations, and repair of floatation craft components and structure.
Have in-depth knowledge of and apply applicable status and ordinances related to vessels maintenance, alteration and

repair projects.

Compile read, interpret and work with job specifications, sketches, blueprints, and equipment plans.
Liase effectively and cooperatively with contracts trade personnel administrators and others.
Maintain accurate and complete records
Develop innovative solutions to operational problems associate with the planning and scheduling of maintenance projects.
Investigate, compile reports and be prepared to act as an expert witness with regards maritime incidents, accidents or
operational events that may impact on Transnet personnel or assets
Carry out continues and ongoing survey of Transnet vessels as is required in the absence of Classification Society
registration of same
Compile and control Opex budget to ensure adequate provision of resources and business unit profitability.
Compile and control Capex budget to ensure adequate provision of resources.
Ensure Marine staff are competent and well trained and that craft are operated and maintained at a high level in order to
maintain their effectiveness to ensure longevity, client satisfaction, and safe operation.
Assist and guide operational staff in problem-solving during planned and unplanned maintenance.
Assess and manage contracts both internally and externally to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and value for money.
Manage, maintain and ensure legal compliance of material stores equipment and personnel.
Identify and reduce risk to Transnet by investigating incidents/ accidents and setting up and enforcing work procedures and
Manage and control quality management systems
Enforcing Transnet environmental policies and standards
Inculcating Transnet values

Qualifications & Experience:

2nd Engineer unlimited (STCW) or
Chief Marine Engineer Officer (Port Operations) and
Minimum 5 years as Chief Marine Engineer Officer (Port Operations)
5 years as 2nd Engineer on seagoing ship / CMEO in the Port environment or equivalent.
Added Advantage
Chief Marine Officer (Maintenance Planner)
Diploma in Business Management or higher
MAP / MDP or equivalent
Project Management


Competencies Required
Tolerance of ambiguity
Change oriented
Appreciation of diversity
Attention to details
Business acumen
Change orientation
Appreciation for diversity
Services orientation
Outputs and results-driven
Team builders/players
Passion for Marine

Knowledge required:

Business management strategy

Application legislation
Human resources understanding
Risk & occupational safety
Quality management systems
Statutory/regulatory bodies
Business performance principles
Corporate governance
Operational & business planning
Environmental management principles
Key stakeholders
Projects Management
Marie Operational Services
Merchant Shipping Act
SAMSA port marine operations related legislation.

Skills Required:

Operations Management
Business Management
Financial Management
Performance and productivity improvement
Maintenance Management
Managing service level agreement and customer relations
Leadership making
Change Management
Building relations
Managing subordinates. Apply Now

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