The Bergaila Companies

Crewing Manager

Posted Date 5 days ago(8/4/2022 5:03 PM)
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We have an opening for a Crewing Manager to work in the Houston, TX area.




Our Client is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States. In addition, the Company has a long history of performing significant international projects. The Company employs experienced civil, ocean and mechanical engineering staff in its estimating, production and project management functions.  In its over 130-year history, the Company has never failed to complete a marine project. Our Client owns and operates the largest and most diverse fleet in the U.S. dredging industry, comprised of over 200 specialized vessels.


Serve as the primary Company liaison between project / vessel management teams, the division operations managers and HR department for all matters involving vessel crewing supply and administration to include:

 - Vetting union / non-union job applications; refer appropriate candidates to the Dredge managers
 - Follow up with selected candidates
 - Prepare & tender employment offers
 - Setup pre-employment screening
 - Issue sea service and drug screening letters for hourly vessel employees as needed
 - Coordinate with HR on new employment administration requirements
 - Establish and maintain individual personnel record in NS Enterprise for authorized and Qualified documents
 - Partner and collaborate with operations on project start-ups, durations, delays and shut-downs to include equipment and manning requirements for each location
 - Transfer personnel between vessel and project locations, coordinating when necessary with the General Superintendent / Dredge managers / Site Management teams
 - Collect and maintain end of project crew member evaluations.
 - Be knowledgeable of and able to apply appropriate provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreements
 - Understand and enforce company pay and benefit policies.
 - Manage hourly position requisitions in the ATS career center
 - Liaise with union halls and the Talent Acquisition Specialist to fill open positions
 - Develop and manage an employee pipeline database of laid off employees and keep them engaged
 - Responsible for metrics associated with the crewing process
 - Lead, manage, develop and oversee the crewing team
 - Additional duties as assigned
 - This is an office job; no remote work


 - Highly organized and disciplined
 - Able to establish priorities
 - Flexible/calm under pressure
 - Able to make good decisions in a fast-paced work environment
 - 5+ years of work experience in an HR Related field
 - 5+ years experience Recruitment/Talent Acquisition experience
 - 3+ years in management or leadership role
 - Solid skills (3+ years) leading Managerial Experience Crewing/Recruitment/Talent Acquisition
 - Ability to multitask and support multiple projects
 - Maritime Experience
 - Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
 - Team Player
 - Excellent Communication Skills and ability to communicate virtually
 - Computer skills: Microsoft office
 - Working with employees / employer subject to a collective bargaining agreements
 - HRIS Experience (ADP Workforce Now) preference
 - Must have reliable transportation and work within an office environment (no remote)
 - Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated

 - Verbal & written communication skills
 - Presentation skills
 - Organizational skills
 - Interpersonal skills
 - Confidentiality
 - Customer focused
 - Analytical Ability
 - Time Management
 - Setting priorities
 - Work Independently
 - Leadership/management skills


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