Marine Superintendent

About the Role

We are continuously looking for outstanding individuals to join our growing team at Linked Solutions group. After the success of our first few months after taking on the historic Penzance Dry Dock, we are now looking for a marine estimator to join our operations team and support the team with quoting for jobs.

About us

Undertaking vessel surveys to clarify scope, capturing detailed requirements and key dependencies, assumptions and exclusions. Pricing shipbuilding projects.


Through working closely with the procurement team, you will ensure that all material pricing, subcontract and plant hire estimates are adequately covered.


You will be responsible for the Labour estimates for a number of engineering activities, such as:

  • Fabrication

  • Mechanical and electrical assemblies

  • Electrical design, installations and testing


You’ll be a key customer contact for all aspects of scoping, requirements capture, solution generation and pricing.

Ensuring risk reduction, efficiency and value for money are met, in-line with customer and business needs.


Supporting the business with input into project schedules, risk identification and other project documentation.

Interacting with client stakeholders, such as commercial teams, to discuss pricing strategies and respond to pricing questions in a professional manner.


Contributing to continuous improvement of estimating and other business functions to ensure a high level of conversion of estimates to orders and subsequent successful and profitable delivery.


Preparing bid documentation, specifications, tender, and proposals.


Any other activities that are necessary to support the company's operations.


Essential skills, experience and qualifications:


Ideally your background is as a Chief Engineer or Marine Superintendent. You’ll be proficient in pricing and costing marine projects such as vessel refits, refurbishments and repairs.

  • You'll have a HNC in an Engineering or Business subject (or a recognised equivalent in Project Management) and experience with cost estimation, cost and data analysis, and cost modelling and assurance.

  • You’ll have a proven track record of managing large scale marine projects and be highly organised with excellent communication skills.

  • Familiarity with maritime rules, regulations, and guidelines.

  • You’ll have strong leadership skills and team management experience.

  • Ability to formulate costs and relate these to actual activities across trades.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications and estimating software.

  • The ability to interpret written engineering specifications and technical drawings.

  • You'll be numerate, with excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication abilities. Analytical approach to problem-solving.

  • You'll be able to manage multiple stakeholders in scenarios with competing priorities and love working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


Job Type

Full Time

Wharf Rd, Penzance TR18, UK