Position Title:                    Ship Superintendent
Reports To:                        Vice President of Programs
Location:                            Honolulu, Hawaii

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.

We are seeking a highly qualified Ship Superintendent to join our Project Management team. The Ship Superintendent reports to the VP of Programs with functional reporting to the Project Manager and manages a portion of ship repair maintenance packages that may include installation, modification, and repair of complex equipment and systems. The Ship Superintendent ensures that assigned work is completed on time and within an established budget. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with shared responsibility for the successful outcome of the assigned project. 

The Ship Superintendent often works with the crafts to discuss and coordinate production work and must have excellent communication skills to coordinate and work with subcontractors and the customer, ensuring problems are resolved to ensure work flows smoothly.

The Ship Superintendent must be able to assess production progress and discuss production challenges with the Project Management Team and production team. Interacting with other shipyard departments, including the customer, is also common.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage, plan, and coordinate ship repair work items as part of the Project Team
  • Coordinate with other departments (QA, safety, production), subcontractors, OEM technical reps, and customers throughout the repair
  • Be capable of reading and understanding ship repair specification, drawings, schematics
  • Assist with labor cost estimating
  • Be comfortable in an industrial, maritime environment
  • Be a good communicator and a team player!!!

  • Engineering degree or related or equivalent work experience is desirable
  • PMP certification desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding federal contracts is helpful
  • Knowledge of shipboard lockout and tag out procedures
  • Previous experience or training in work sequencing and scheduling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and general computer skills

  • Must show proof of legal right to work in the United States and US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to obtain 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 background check before employment begins.
  • 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
  • Must be flexible in work hours

Our Values
Legacy: Family-owned throughout its history, PSI strives to fulfill the goals that motivated our founder in 1944: we dedicate ourselves wholly to caring for our customers so that they can continue to serve our community.
Commitment: PSI approaches every project with teamwork, determination, and focus. Commitment makes it possible for the most challenging of projects to be completed safely and on-time to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations.
Integrity: Transparency, humility, and accountability are critical to every facet of our business. Leading with integrity allows PSI to continue to operate as the highest-performing commercial shipyard in the state.
Loyalty: At PSI, every employee relies on teammates without question and supports each other without pretense. Built on the foundations of trust, loyalty to one another is paramount.
We hope you will consider joining our team! 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to visit www.pacificshipyards.com.


Department: Programs
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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