At NL Marine Services we are proud to be locally-owned and operated, employing Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with expert knowledge and capability in various marine environments. From shore positions, professional engineers and captains, to specialized ROV operators, technical engineers, and much more the NL Marine team has built a reputation for quality, safety and dependability.

We offer competitive wages and benefits, a safe, secure work environment, and exciting challenges every day. The NL Marine Services team is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Technical Manager

NL Marine Services Inc. is a Newfoundland and Labrador owned and operated vessel support and service company dedicated to the continued growth of the province’s aquaculture, oil and gas and vessel service industries. Our fleet of six vessels range from specialized aquaculture vessels to offshore service and supply vessels.

A dynamic and growing family company, NL Marine Services Inc., is currently recruiting a Technical Manager to support its operations based in St. John’s and Placentia Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Managing all technical aspects of the fleet of vessels, the Technical Manager will work closely with the Operations Manager and other support staff to ensure safe and efficient operations.


  • Demonstrated leadership experience either on or offshore, and proven experience as a technical resource on marine projects and an understanding of vessel equipment and safety standards.
  • Previous involvement in planning and executing refits, dry docks, and planned maintenance periods.
  • Experience with preventative maintenance software.
  • Experience working with Class Societies and standards; and a strong understanding of regulatory inspections from TCMS.


  • Oversee and manage all technical operations of the fleet.
  • Ensure vessels and marine assets are maintained in optimal condition to avoid down time and loss of hire.
  • Provide daily technical support to marine crews onboard and assist in troubleshooting and diagnosing technical issues.
  • Provide coordination and support to crews as necessary; follow up with service technicians and expedite replacement parts and equipment to ensure timely resolution of technical issues.
  • Prepare annual and project budgets and forecasts corresponding to maintenance plans and spare part requirements.
  • Ensure planned maintenance and jobs are being completed in a timely fashion; and coordinate and supervise contractors working on the vessels.
  • Regularly review costs against budget to identify variances and implement cost control measures as necessary.
  • Manage fleet certification and ensure vessels are technically compliant with TCMS and Classification Society.
  • Oversee the procurement of spares, including management of vessel inventory and critical spares.
  • Identify warranty items and coordinate repairs and replacements under warranty; and assist with claims and follow through on recovery.
  • Regularly visit, inspect, and audit vessels to check and control conditions of machinery, structural integrity, safety, and navigational equipment, and address any crew inquiries or concerns that may arise.
  • Ensure that the ROV and all systems and subsystems are in complete working order and are in compliance with all technical requirements.
  • Liaison with regulatory authorities as required.
  • Assist with the ongoing development of the International Safety Management code as it pertains to the technical aspects of the code.
  • Effective team player with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment; and willingness to step in and do hands-on work when required.
  • Communicate and ensure company standards and safety culture are understood and effectively implemented.

An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should apply, in writing, to or mail resumes on or before Monday, June 26, 2023.

NL Marine Services Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
1315 Topsail Road
St. John’s, NL A1B 3N4

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