VP, Maintenance & Repairs

Job category: Office

Location: Melville, Long Island NY

Work Status: Full Time

Pay Status: Salaried

The Vice President of Maintenance & Repairs manages the proper daily maintenance and repair activities of the entire fleet, consisting of 26 barges and 25 tugs.


  • Manage the daily maintenance and repair activities of the fleet.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining updates in NS5 Nautical System
  • Daily reviews of NS5 maintenance system to ensure all vessels are up to date with maintenance activities.
  • Assigns PO numbers and vendors for repairs requested by Vessel Supervisors.
  • Inputs purchase orders assigned into NS5.
  • Oversees and maintains budget information and provides monthly recaps of actual vs. budget expenditures for annual and shipyard expenditures for the fleet.
  • Attends vessels during shipyard periods to review progress of repairs and budget status.
  • Functions as a Vessel Supervisor for assigned group of vessels
  • Is trained in emergency response and serves as a member of the oil spill response team

Skills, Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering/Marine Transportation
  • Minimum 7 years of sailing experience or equivalent shore side Maritime experience
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel), and NS5 a plus
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Neat & professional in appearance
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.


  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account

FLSA Status

  • The position is Exempt. 
  • Requires travel and the ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines. 
  • Must comply with all Company policies and industry regulations, including those that pertain to safety.
Mission: Safety First, the Only Bouchard Way

Bouchard recognizes safety as the top priority.  It is the most important service that we can provide our crew, customers and the environment. It is the mission of all Bouchard employees to diligently work to always achieve the following:

  • Maintain the safest working environment possible
  • Achieve zero incidents impacting the environment
  • Achieve zero injuries within the fleet and ashore

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Tel: (631) 390 4900 Fax: (631) 390 4905
58 South Service Rd. Suite 150, Melville, NY 11747