IMI1809 - Sr. Supervisor, Ship-lift Transfer System (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-Jul-2024
Your future role & Job Purpose

Job Purpose:

  • Ensure overall safe operation of Transfer System through HPU console, Ensure HPU, Trolley, Side Supports, Trestles and Hydraulic System are well maintained and available for safe operation, lead a group Operators, in electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic fields, and comply with IMI Policies & Procedures and values.
Key Accountabilities & Working Relationships

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure Safe ship lift Transfer System through HPU Console/ Control Room software based.
  • Ensure preparation, alignment, and transfer of trestles and bogies on platform well before docking operation.
  • Flushing of hydraulic system where required.
  • Preparation of transfer system zones as per docking plan to ensure safe lifting and transfer operation.
  • Diagnosis and troubleshooting of hydraulic system in bogies and HPU transfer system.
  • Ensure safe Ship lift and Transfer System Hydraulic Power Unit Console Operation (software based).
  • Ensure bogies are well maintained and available for transfer operation round the clock.
  • Install, maintain, and repair mechanical/ hydraulics parts at transfer system.
  • Provide drawing review and suggestions related to part inspection and testing.
  • Coordinate with the different IMI sections for any requirements to ensure work activities are done safely and environmentally friendly with zero tolerance.
  • Ensure all alarms, sensors, motors, 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.
  • Report to Dock Master/ superintendent for any job related to the ship-lift operation.

Working Relationships:

Internal Interactions: 

  • Marine Operations Manager/ Superintendents
  • Ship-lift 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 Mechanical/ hydraulic Engineering or equivalent
  • Any additional training courses in hydraulic and mechanical are preferred.


  • 6-9 years of work experience in any reputable heavy industries
  • Experience must be related to handling of Hydraulic and mechanical systems and troubleshooting. Software operations like SEMATIC are 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):

  • Faults diagnosis and troubleshooting of transfer system.
  • Software operation like SEMATIC or equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge in troubleshooting and faults diagnosis of Hydraulic circuits, HPU engine, sensors, and basic mechanical 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 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