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Vallejo, CA · Construction/Facilities
Shipyard Superintendent for Mare Island Dry Dock, LLC
Mare Island Dry Dock (MIDD) is a shipyard located North of San Francisco in Vallejo, Ca. The majority of MIDDs work is contracted with Military Sealift Command, US Coast Guard as well as many civilian operated government vessels.

The Shipyard Superintendent is a senior leadership position and reports directly to VP of Operations. The Shipyard Superintendent manages the daily operation of the Shipyard and supervises the fabrication, erection, outfitting, and delivery of vessels. The Shipyard Superintendent is directly responsible for manpower and quality assurance.

The Superintendent works with the companies and marine engineers, purchasing manager, and all trades to ensure that all phases of construction comply with design specifications, budget, customer standards, federal/state regulations, and safety requirements. In addition, the Shipyard Superintendent will supervise subcontractors and coordinate the repair schedule with the shipyard Vice President to provide on time and on budget delivery of projects.

Supervises trade foreman and sub-contractors
Assigns work, provides technical expertise, and on the job guidance
Understands repair principles and reading specifications, plans/drawings
Ensures repair trades follow specifications and work as contracted
Ensures that workers are safe
Creates sense of urgency while demanding the best from employees
Manages labor and manpower hours. Establishes daily, weekly, monthly goals
Drives project timeline for on time delivery of vessel
Direct supervision of the mechanical trades and subcontractors on vessels and in the shipyard for:
Material fabrication, welding and ship fitting
Propulsion and auxiliary systems
Navigational equipment
Blast and paint systems
Piping systems
Electrical and generator systems
Marine technology and information systems
HVAC systems
Joiner and marine interior systems
Galley equipment and systems
Fit, finish, and trim work
Identifies and corrects problems
Ensures compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations related to certificated vessel repair
Participates in USCG inspections and meetings
Ensures quality repairs
Provides consistent feedback to Trades Foremen
Identifies and corrects the root cause of production and technical issues
Develop, implement, and supervise quality, health, safety, and environmental compliance. Directly supervise the Safety Program
Directs the cleanliness and orderliness during all phases of construction
Ensures compliance with regulations set forth by applicable regulatory bodies including the US Coast Guard, Food and Drug Administration, US Public Health, and other regulatory organizations
Develops and implements a training programs for new hires and career paths for promotions

Minimum 5 years’ experience in ship repair management
B.S. in Management is preferred
Strong organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Attributes for Success
Ability to identify, manage, and solve problems
Ability to hold people accountable
Ability to critically assess performance
Consistent, accountable, confident, assertive, and committed

Work Schedule
This position is based at Mare Island, Vallejo, Ca.

In addition to a lucrative salary, we offer an excellent benefits package, including:
  • Salaried Exempt Paid Weekly
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Supplement
  • 401K with a Company match
  • MIDD Defined Pension Plan
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Accrual
  • Paid Sick Leave-annual front load system
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • We are dedicated to the well-being of our  team members through a comprehensive compensation and benefits program.  You'll work hard...You'll play hard.  No compromise.
  • 24/7 Employee Concierge Support Services
  • Shipyard Production Teams are made up of a unionized workforce with the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America-District 4
We are looking to work with people who share the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today.  Are you a person that can make a difference? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you!

Mare Island Dry Dock, LLC operates on an 18+ acre site of land located on Mare Island in Vallejo CA is the home of both Dry Dock #2 and Dry Dock #3 of which both are active concrete graving docks with the largest capacity being a length of 720 feet.   Visits us on the web at http://www.middllc.com/ 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Dmae Shannon, BSHRM, SPHR
Chief HR Practitioner
HR &  PR Outsourced Partner to Awesome Employers
Tel:       916-752-2255 |  eFax:    916-244-0609
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