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Vessel Construction Manager 1

Ketchikan, AK · Transportation/Logistics
Vessel Construction Manager 1
Ketchikan, AK
$68,724  and amazing benefits

***Applicants must be USA resident/citizen, currently located in the USA.***

Our client: The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is hiring hard-working, focused individuals to keep Alaska moving! The Vessel Construction Manager coordinates small to medium vessel engineering and construction projects.  If you qualify, please apply here, or email your resume to jobs@peopleak.com today! 

Would you like to:
  • Review vessel construction proposals, review planning data, prepare cost estimates, evaluate scheduling and practical engineering feasibility
  • Prepare RFPs and advertisements, support consultant selection process, negotiate contracts with successful consulting firms, serve as agreement administrator
  • Oversee preparation of work performed by in-house personnel, private naval architectural or marine engineering consultants for conformance to program requirements
  • Coordinate inspections for vessel projects in progress, provide expert assistance and construction expertise, review and approve pay estimates and requests for change orders
  • Perform vessel inspections
  • Coordinate, monitor and review engineering activities of construction projects, recommending changes as required
  • Serve as consultant, make detailed analyses of proposed projects for economic and practical project phases
  • Meet with federal, state, local officials and community groups, make project presentations
  • Analyze contractor claims, potentially testify in court regarding facts in disputes

Ideally you have:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a major in engineering, naval architecture, mechanical/electrical engineering or naval science AND one year of experience as an Engineering Assistant 3, or Vessel Construction Assistant 3 with the State of Alaska or elsewhere
  • OR: Degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Management and two years of work experience equivalent to Engineer Assistant 3, Engineering Associate or Vessel Construction Assistant 3 with the State of Alaska.
  • Substitution: Additional marine or naval engineering equivalent to a Vessel Construction Assistant 3 with the State of Alaska may be substituted for required college education on a year-for-year basis.  Graduate study in marine engineering or naval architecture may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis
  • Knowledge of marine engineering principles as applies to the design and construction of ships and ship systems
  • Strong knowledge of principles and practices applied in inspection testing of materials used in vessel construction projects
  • Knowledge of time and effort necessary to complete vessel construction and engineering tasks
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations
  • Knowledge of life-cycle costing and value engineering
  • Knowledge of administrative and management requirements relating to vessel construction and repair
  • Ability to solve engineering problems using computers and programmable calculators

Making it worth your while:
  • Excellent benefits package (including Health, Life, Dental, paid leave, 11 paid holidays per year and other benefits)
  • Solid employer, excellent career path
  • Work in your area of expertise in one of the most stunning locations in the world!

Alaska Executive Search is here for you!
  • Specialist recruiters, with over 50 years of combined experience
  • No cost to our applicants
  • Ability to look for a job while you’re still working
  • Certified Staffing Consultants work for our clients, and advocate for our candidates
  • Friendly Associate Recruiters working with you to present your best self


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