Job Opportunity – Junior Technical Superintendent at AfrikDelta Marine Limited in Warri, Delta State

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AfrikDelta Marine Limited (ADML)

Position: Junior Technical Superintendent

Industry: Company Marine and Offshore Services

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Warri, Delta State

Job Description

AfrikDelta Marine Limited (ADML) is seeking candidates for a position in Junior Technical Superintendent based in Warri, Delta State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

AfrikDelta Marine Limited (ADML) is a fully Nigerian-owned marine and offshore services company dedicated to delivering premium, safe, reliable, and efficient services to major oil and gas companies in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. Established in July 2012 by the Jagal group of companies, ADML leverages Jagal Group’s 40 years of experience in fabrication, manufacturing, production, and logistics supporting Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas production. This commitment underscores the group's dedication to continually developing its portfolio and meeting the industry’s growing needs.

With a focus on midstream and offshore terminal marine operations, ADML is managed by a team of experienced marine industry experts who are ambitious to become the leading indigenous provider of marine services in the region. Through exclusive technical service agreements with Smit Lamnalco, a global leader in marine terminal operations, ADML benefits from the support and expertise of a leading international marine company. This partnership ensures technical assurance for their blue-chip client base, promoting safety and efficiency in their operations.

Smit Lamnalco, renowned for its safe and efficient towage and associated marine services to offshore oil and gas terminals, brings over 20 years of operational experience in Nigeria. Their diversified fleet of approximately 170 vessels includes AHTS, tugs, multi-purpose offshore vessels, supply boats, crew boats, dive support vessels, and other specialized craft.

As a Junior Technical Superintendent, you will be responsible for managing and executing day-to-day maintenance and repair (M&R) activities of assigned vessels within the stipulated time frame and budget. Your role is crucial to maintaining the technical reliability and maximizing the utilization of the fleet. You will coordinate preventive maintenance activities, monitor planned maintenance systems, and ensure repair jobs are created, updated, and closed out in the MARAD system. Additionally, you will supervise and instruct Chief Engineers, conduct periodic vessel inspections, and prepare comprehensive reports on the technical status of the vessels.

Your expertise will be vital in investigating and analyzing the root causes of technical issues, arranging statutory surveys, and ensuring compliance with client inspections and vessel certifications. You will oversee third-party contractors, guide vessel crew, and promote safety, health, environmental, and quality (SHEQ) standards. Working closely with the Contract Manager and the Regional Technical Manager, you will ensure the operational integrity of the vessels and the smooth running of contracts. Furthermore, you will manage the yearly running M&R budget, prepare appraisals for Chief Engineers, and actively participate in company training programs.

Job Detail


  • Manage and execute day-to-day maintenance and repair activities for assigned vessels.
  • Coordinate preventive maintenance onboard vessels.
  • Monitor and follow up on planned maintenance systems in MARAD.
  • Supervise, coach, and instruct Chief Engineers onboard.
  • Conduct periodic vessel inspections and compile reports.
  • Investigate and analyze root causes of technical defects.
  • Arrange statutory surveys and ensure vessel readiness for client inspections.
  • Supervise and evaluate third-party contractors.
  • Guide crew to meet company standards and specifications.
  • Ensure compliance with vessel certifications.
  • Update and maintain repair lists in MARAD.
  • Control monthly inputs in SLDox.
  • Manage changes to vessel equipment through MoC.
  • Promote SHEQ awareness and monitor performance.
  • Cooperate with Contract Manager for vessel reliability.
  • Prepare and control the yearly running M&R budget.
  • Prepare appraisals for Chief Engineers.
  • Follow the Safety Management System (SLIMS).
  • Visit vessels offshore for checks, investigations, and inspections.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Junior Technical Superintendent position at AfrikDelta Marine Limited (ADML):


  • Mechanical Engineering / Naval Architecture background.
  • Former Chief Engineer on Offshore Support Vessels.
  • 3-5 years of verifiable experience as a Technical Superintendent / Port Engineer.

Education Requirements

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture.

Experience Requirements

  • Experience as a Chief Engineer on Offshore Support Vessels.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Technical Superintendent / Port Engineer.


  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Proficiency in maintenance management systems (e.g., MARAD).
  • Good communication and report-writing skills.
  • Knowledge of statutory and class requirements.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Junior Technical Superintendent at AfrikDelta Marine Limited (ADML):


NGN 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance bonuses
  • Contract completion bonuses

Date posted: June 30, 2024

Posted on: Warri


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This role is a vital part of ensuring the smooth operation and technical reliability of ADML’s fleet, contributing to the company’s mission to provide top-tier marine services in the oil and gas sector.