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Lift Your Future as Superintendent at Jumbo

Jumbo has built a worldwide reputation providing engineered solutions for the full range of Heavy Lift Transportation and Offshore Installation. Founded in 1968, Jumbo is an independent company with a long-term vision for success. That success is driven by client-satisfaction, long- term strategies, and the notion that, in this highly specialized and complex field, trust and reliability is key. That is why Jumbo invests heavily in the continuous development of both office staff and fleet.

Jumbo is a family-owned company, with committed people who have a ‘hands-on mentality’. This is reflected in the way we work together and how we think along with our clients and partners, always looking for the best solution. With the Stay Well program Jumbo strives to be a responsible partner focused on the health and safety of all its stakeholders.

Jumbo’s Offshore Department deals with transport and installation solutions for our 2 DP vessels with lifting capacities up to 900 mt and a water depth reach of 3000 m operating worldwide. Beside the Offshore team we have a shipping department where we operate with 8 vessels and 31 vessels together with our joint venture partner SAL under the Jumbo SAL Alliance.

Lifting the Future

Jumbo’s Fleet Management department is responsible for the full technical support of all vessels for both shipping and offshore. The team consists of Technical Superintendents, Project Managers reporting to the Manager Fleet. Because of our strategic ambitions in the area of sustainability, fleet renewal and development of smart asset management solutions, we are looking for a Technical Superintendent.

The Technical Superintendent has the overall technical responsibility for several Jumbo Heavy Lift vessels and is responsible for the safe, economic, and efficient operation of vessels assigned. This includes overseeing the safe day-to-day operations of maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, vessel inspections and drydock.

The Technical Superintendent also advices and supports the Jumbo’s project teams with the preparations and execution of shipping and offshore projects with respect to the vessel and her certification. You will support the project teams with the installation of temporary project equipment.


  • Ensures ships are managed and operated in accordance with organizational policies and complies with regulatory and statutory requirements;
  • To provide technical support and consultancy to the vessels;
  • Participating as a member of the project team, who schedules and prepares mobilizations and projects for Jumbo Shipping and/or Jumbo Offshore projects and is involved in the execution of the project;
  • Preparation organization and execution of ship’s dry-docking;
  • Performing condition and safety inspections, coordinating surveys, repairs and claims with Class/Flag State;
  • The Class Certification of the vessel(s);
  • Preparing and managing the budgets for assigned vessels;
  • The supervision of correct and cost-effective purchasing of spare parts, stores, and services.


We like to invite candidates that transform challenges into opportunities.

  • Technical Bachelor or Master degree;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Fully conversant in English (verbally and in writing);
  • Willing to travel and spend time abroad;
  • Willingness to work irregular hours.


  • Passionate to drive excellence;
  • Innovate and Inspire;
  • Flexible, self-motivated and pro-active;
  • Strong communication and listening skills;
  • Safety and cost awareness;
  • Stress resistant;
  • Planning & (project) organizing;
  • Client oriented.


Jumbo offers a challenging and interesting position in a dynamic, international organization that has a clear vision for innovation and growth. Jumbo stimulates a healthy lifestyle both in and out of the office, by supporting and sponsoring Jumbo’s sport teams and activities. Besides our competitive salaries Jumbo offers excellent fringe benefits such as:

  • A solid pension package;
  • 28 paid leave days a year;
  • Your personal training budget and leadership program;
  • Make use of fitness facilities at Jumbo Schiedam.

The headquarters of Jumbo is based in Schiedam. Within Jumbo there is an informal working environment and every month you are welcome to join the Thursday afternoon drinks in the company restaurant.


Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Robin den Dulk, Corporate Recruiter via or via telephone number +31 (0)10 7900 300. Applications (in English) should respond specifically to the requirements including curriculum vitae and motivation letter, to the Human Resource Department via our website (

Reactions from staffing agencies and other 3rd parties are not appreciated.


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