IMI1807 - Sr. Supervisor, Ship-lift (Group Leader)

Job Family: Corporate Planning
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Asset Management and Capital Projects
Department: Assets & Marine Planning Support
Closing Date: 31-Aug-2023
Your future role & Job Purpose

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure safe overall safe operation of ship-lift through Control Room. Ensure winches, motors, capstans, Motor Control, Center, and Control console are well maintained and available for safe operation, lead a group of Assistant operators, and supervisor in Electrical, Mechanical and Hydraulic fields and comply with IMI Policies & Procedures and values,
Key Accountabilities & Working Relationships

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure safe ship-lift hoist and platform operation through Control Desk/ Control Room software based.
  • During the docking operation, and following the instructions of the superintendent/Dock Master, ensure loads adjustment on winches and any other required ship-lift equipment operation.
  • Coordinate with the different IMI sections for any requirements to ensure work activities are done safely and environmentally friendly with zero tolerance.
  • Ensure all winches, alarms, sensors, motors, MCC, control room and other ship-lift equipment are in safe operational state, tested and certified if any, and kept clean and serviceable.
  • Communicate regularly with the maintenance team to report any deficiencies and to follow up routine maintenance tasks.
  • Assist maintenance team in trouble shooting any deficiency and relative blueprint drawings reading.
  • Ensure the scope of work defined by the management is fulfilled as per company procedures and policies.
  • Report to Dock Master/ superintendent for any job related to the ship-lift operation.

Working Relationships:

Internal Interactions: 

  • Marine Operations Manager/ Superintendents
  • Ship-lift and Transfer System team
  • Marine operation team

External Interactions:

  • Asset management/Maintenance team.
  • MRO and ship building team.
  • HSEQ team
  • Training Coordinators
Who we are looking for


  • B.S Degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Any additional training/ courses in precision Electronic Systems, SCADA, PLCs etc. are preferred.


  • 6-9 years of work experience in any reputable heavy industries
  • Experience must be related to handling of automated systems, SCADA, PLCs, trouble shooting of electrical and electronic parts. Software operations like SEMATIC is preferred.
  • 03 years of practical work experience especially on Ship-lift and Transfer Systems is preferable.

Professional Qualifications (Certifications & Accreditations):

  • Knowledge of ISO, Health & Safety Management System
  • Practical experience of Ship lift and Transfer System operation

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Software operation like SEMATIC or equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge in troubleshooting and faults diagnosis of motors, circuits, sensors, and basic electrical/ electronic systems.
  • Understanding of Preventive Maintenance System.
  • Knowledge of site HSE requirements & how to respond in emergency.
  • Familiar with ERP systems.
  • Handling parts catalog & reading/ implementing OEM instructions.


  • Good Communication Skills (oral and written) in the English Language.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV