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Surveyor II at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)


American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and its affiliated companies are global leaders in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services focused on the marine, energy, and government sectors. With more than 5,000 personnel globally, ABS and the ABS affiliated companies offer a dynamic work environment and multiple avenues for career growth. Since its founding in 1862, ABS has been committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Surveyor II

Reference No.: 2200579
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • This is considered an intermediate level Surveyor position.
  • Primary function is to examine and report on vessels and other marine structures during and after construction relative to compliance with the applicable requirements for maintaining the vessel in Classification with ABS and meeting associated statutory and special service requirements related to Safety of Life at Sea, Loadline, Tonnage, Cargo Gear, and Pollution Prevention Certification. 

What You Will Do

  • Acts as a professional specialist for the organization in the application of related rules, regulations, requirements, concepts, principles, and processes.
  • Engages in contact with clients to resolve problems within area of expertise.
  • Maintains survey files in an orderly and up-to-date manner in area of responsibility.
  • Performs routine surveys on classed vessels, platforms, or other marine structures and at manufacturers for classification and compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Prepares technically accurate and timely reports of inspections and surveys performed.

Qualifications
Education & Experience:

  • Qualifications from a tertiary institution within a relevant field of Engineering or Physical Science (minimum two (2) years program); or
  • Qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant seagoing experience as a certificated ship officer, and
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the scope of statutory certification and services and, before assignment, with their future work.
  • Minimum requirements & knowledge to operate as a Surveyor I.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to develop a working knowledge of ABS Rules, Guides, statutory regulations, and related instructions, as well as the ABS Employee Safety Policy.
  • Ability to read engineering plans and have a basic understanding of shipbuilding practices and vessel operations.
  • Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, pertinent information relative to assigned area of technical expertise.
  • Ability to analyze problems and propose solutions.
  • Responsiveness to customers.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Working knowledge of the ABS Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
  • Ability to perform surveys in the prescribed format.
  • Knowledge of computer programs or software packages related to job responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of related technical interfaces required for group project work.
  • Knowledge of ships' engineering systems and machinery.

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports to the Principal, Senior, or Surveyor-in-Charge of assigned port.

Direct Reports:

  • None.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status


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