Pipe Manager
Seaspan ULC
Vancouver Shipyards - North Vancouver, BC
2d ago

Duties / Accountabilities

  • Provides trade-specific HSEQ advice and training for all employees.
  • Identifies training and development needs for General Supervisors and trades employees. Responsible for maintaining General Supervisor succession plans and identifies opportunities for General Supervisor on-
  • the-job learning through rotational assignments.

  • Conducts performance evaluations on General Supervisors, Chargehands and Apprentices as required, in partnership with Area Managers and / or SOC Managers.
  • Conducts root cause analysis for trade barriers slowing down production or causing quality concerns downstream in production.
  • Reviews performance data, solicits feedback from trades and selects target processes for trade specific process development.
  • Assists with identifying appropriate workforce planning and works with planning teams to ensure accurate workforce plans are develop.
  • Ensure trades workers adhere to regulatory procedures and standards (ABS / DNV / Lloyds, etc.) and statutory bodies regarding inspections, tests, and compliance with class survey and statutory requirements.
  • Responsible for keeping up-to-date on new trade technology, certifications, methods and procedures; maintains and develops training material accordingly.
  • Develops processes and procedures for quality installations, data collection, data distribution, data analysis and corrective action plans.
  • Facilitates cross SOC quality process issues and ensure resolution / communication feedback.
  • Establishes equipment protection policies and procedures in conjunction with Manager, Facilities.
  • Education and Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Applicable trade certifications and qualifications for performance and inspection of work
  • Advanced education in trade with 5 years related work experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of production responsibilities specific to shipbuilding (welding, metal fabrication, electrical, pipefitting, paint / sandblasting, mechanical, rigging).
  • Skills and Knowledge and Required Competencies

  • Prior supervisory experience highly desired
  • Experience in the application of behavioral based safety
  • Strong written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to make mature and timely job site decision.
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