Certification Manager (Shipbuilding)

Panama City, FL

Posted: 10/20/2020 Industry: None Job Number: 48912

Job Description

Certification Manager (Shipbuilding)
Panama City, FL
Direct Hire

FTS is seeking a Certification Manager with shipbuilding experience for a direct/permanent position in the Panama City, FL area.

Job Summary:
  • Work with OPC Program, including, but not limited to, Engineering, Program Management, Procurement, Test department and Production, to track the status of, and ensure attainment of a class certificate from ABS and required 3rd Party Certifications for OPC.
  • Job Duties
  • Support the Test Director in all areas of ABS class and 3rd Party certifications including tracking engineering design reviews, factory testing, and regular status briefs.
  • Shall be able to work with the pertinent organizations for assigned certifications, coordinating between all groups to ensure all certification requirements for class are met.
  • Work with Production, QA, Engineering department to ensure the timely review and resolution of design comments identified by Cert Agent to ensure the design is fully compliant with applicable requirements.
  • Work with the USCG, at the recommendation of OPC engineering and test departments, to coordinate proposed changes to the certification requirements and/or design.
  • Work with ABS vendor coordinator and OPC vendors to ensure detailed design, production control, and factory testing is identified, scheduled, and conducted.
  • Provide PM level briefs on the status of certifications upon request. Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience: 5 or more years of shipyard new construction experience, preferably on ABS classed vessels, and other US Navy or US Coast Guard Programs, for 3rd Party Certifications.

Required Skills:
  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
  • Quickly understand ship certifications, and ability to work with various Certification Agents, including ABS, the Customer being US Coast Guard, ESG and associated Vendors
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Company policies/ procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Interpret contract requirements, specifications, and drawings into a comprehensive test program.
  • Multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Effectively present information, brief presentations and respond to questions from senior management, employees, government officials and the public.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to forge and sustain outstanding client-relationships while managing multiple work streams.
  • Multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment and have an attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and as part of the project team while exercising diplomacy and tact.
  • Rapidly obtain, sort, filter, and analyze large volumes of data for distillation into high-level reports.

Desired Skills:
  • Previous ship construction and test, or USCG/USN Service, with shipboard mechanical and electrical experience preferred.
  • Experience with integration of a shipbuilding program into Program Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), starting with design through fabrication, construction, and delivery.
  • Experience working with the ABS NVR highly.
  • Working knowledge of various web- based design and collaboration tools.

Interested candidates should send resumes to hquinn@flexicrewtech.Com.
Flexicrew Technical Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with FTS is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications. Employment or consideration will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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