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Technical Superintendent

Gearbulk is an international shipping group providing high quality transportation services for various industrial sectors. Founded in 1968 by Kristian Gerhard Jebsen in Bergen, Norway, the company is 51% owned by the Kristian Jebsen family, and 49% owned by Mitsui OSK Lines, based in Japan. In 2017 Gearbulk and Grieg Star established the joint venture G2 Ocean with headquarters in Bergen, Norway.

The group operates the world’s largest fleet of open hatch vessels, specifically designed and equipped to transport unitized cargoes such as forest products, steels and non-ferrous metals and project cargo. Gearbulk is also involved in the transportation of conventional bulk cargoes and in terminal operations.

Become part of a world class shipping company

With an exciting future ahead, we are looking for an ambitious and proactive Technical Superintendent to join our Fleet Management team in Gearbulk Norway AS.

The job holder will be responsible for the safe and efficient technical management of a fleet of ships, including all matters concerning the vessels' daily operation. This will include, but is not limited to, upholding the day-to-day SEQ standards onboard the vessels, monitoring and supporting all technical matters (e.g. speed and consumption), managing maintenance and dry dockings, managing vessel budgets and costs, and maintaining a close cooperation with the crewing, insurance and procurement functions to ensure the efficient operational management of the vessels. Gearbulk has a strong focus on development and organic growth.The position will be a part of a team of Superintendents. 

We are looking for a candidate who can relate to the following:

  • Has a passion for vessels and technological development within the shipping industry
  • Has good relation building skills and enjoys working with people
  • Has a good understanding of cost control
  • Upholds high SEQ standards
  • Believes in and drives team-work, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing
  • Has experience with international work and travel activity

The successful candidate should have sailing experience as a Senior Officer, or be educated to the same degree level (preferably in a relevant maritime, nautical or technical subject). The company’s international character requires good written and oral English language skills.

The  Technical Superintendent role will report to one of the Fleet Manager positions within the company. The position is located in Bergen, Norway. Please send your application to us by the 23rd of May. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

We are looking forward to receiving your application. Please submit it via our GDPR compliant recruitment portal, by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. Kindly refrain from submitting CVs by email, these will be deleted. 

Should you have any questions related to the position, please contact the Head of Technical Anis Solberg. For practical enquiries, please contact HR Administrator Pia Øvrevik. 


Gearbulk Norway AS
Gearbulk Norway AS

Søknadsfrist: 23.05.2021
Sted: Bergen. Norway


Anis Solberg
Head of Technical
Tlf.53 00 05 77

Pia Øvrevik
HR Administrator
Tlf.53 00 05 28