Position Title: Assistant Mechanical Superintendent
Reports To: Mechanical/Machinist Superintendent

Position Summary: 
PSI is the largest privately owned shipyard in Hawaii, with two of the largest dry docks in the state. We have been in business since 1944 and have a large labor force of skilled craftsman with a full support staff of professionals who comprise of engineering, project management, QA, EHS, accounting, contracts, and human resources.

Assists Mechanical/Machinist Superintendent in supervising approximately 15-20 machinists and mechanics work in support of ship repair and product fabrication. This includes but is not limited to: repair of mechanical components, manufacture and repair of components by machining, fabricating components with CNC cutters, mills, lathes, disassembly/reassembly of various shipboard machinery/equipment, and installation/re-installation of shipboard machinery/equipment. Under direction and in collaboration with the Superintendent, supervises union ship workers engaged in mechanical and machinist duties ensuring accomplishment of assigned work on time and within budget. Enforces safety and environmental regulations. The assistant superintendent generates job assignments and communicates to subordinate employees, makes recommendations to the superintendent on matters related to hiring, termination, suspension, advancement, promotion, demotion, discipline, addresses or adjust employee grievances and other supervisory duties as required. In the absence of the Superintendent, will assume duties and responsibilities as directed by the Production Manager.  

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC. Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully.
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues.
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates.
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Direct and organize staff and equipment to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Prioritize work and tasks as directed by Production Manager and Superintendent.
  • Interact with customers as required
  • Meet deadlines and budget constraints
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Supervises the mechanics and machinists
  • Responsible for assisting management, in mentoring and review of performance on a regular basis
  • Develop work and production schedules, project staffing needs
  • Approve Time Cards, requests for time off
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Skills/Technical Knowledge:
  • Excellent communication skills, good attitude and exceptional work ethic
  • Good attitude; must be a team player

Education, Training & Experience:
  • Knowledge of the marine industry and NAVSEA Standards
  • Preferred mechanical engineering background
  • Must be flexible in work hours. Evening, weekend, and holiday work will be required based on the needs of the business.
  • Minimum five (5) years of ship repair or marine industry experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of ship repair processes.
  • Knowledge of managing Federal Contracts
  • Proficient with MS Office programs: Word, Excel, & Outlook and various office tools
  • Blueprint and schematic reading/interpretation
  • Mechanical background, machining/milling, rigging, hand tools, etc., required
  • Marine machinist/mechanic background desired
  • Experience with equipment alignment, valve & pump repair, hydraulic systems and troubleshooting, and shipboard systems is a plus.
  • Ability to plan work according to current and projected needs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with commercial and military marine/ship standards and specifications.
  • Shipyard/Industrial Experience valuable

Description of Work Environment:
  • Work in heavy industrial/shipyard setting with exposure to heat, cold, and humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery.
  • Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety boots with metatarsal guards, face shield, welding helmet, welding gloves, welding sleeves/jacket (leather or cloth), and welding apron/chaps. A respirator may also be required.

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers' license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.


This is a management position
This is a full time position

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