UAE Marine Senior Surveyor

Job title: UAE Marine Senior Surveyor

Company: RINA

Job description: RINA is currently recruiting for a UAE Marine Senior Surveyor to join its office in Dubai within the Marine North Europe Region Division.


Primary function is to survey and assess ships and other marine structures during construction and in service, for compliance with the applicable Class, statutory and other possible applicable requirements


Main Duties and Responsibilities

Acts as a professional specialist for the organization in the application of related Rules, Regulations, requirements, concepts, principles and processes;

Prepares technically accurate and timely reports of inspections and surveys performed;

Maintains survey files in an orderly and up-to-date manner in area of responsibility;

Maintains active awareness of new working methods and developments affecting the technical scope of assigned responsibilities and makes recommendations for changes in the surveying processes and safety programs as warranted by such developments;

Recommends new approaches to problems encountered and makes changes in working methods and procedures where necessary;

Plans, schedules and coordinates various phases of surveying work and monitoring the quality of service on work performed;

Monitors work and projects performed by subordinate surveyors to ensure maintenance of quality, content, consistency and continuity of work performed, in cooperation with Marine Classification & Statutory Certification team;

Provides leadership, guidance and training to lower level and/or less experienced surveyors, in cooperation with Marine Classification & Statutory Certification team;

In case of appointment as Survey Station Manager, manages and coordinates the operational, technical and administrative activities relevant to the personnel under his/her responsibility;

Performs routine surveys on classed ships, platforms or other marine structures and at manufacturers sites for compliance with classification and statutory requirements;

Engages in contact with clients to solve problems within area of expertise.

Key Requirements

A strong understanding of Marine & Offshore business gained through a minimum of 5 years of experience as a surveyor with an IACS member Classification Society plus an additional 3 years in the marine field. Preferably qualified as ISM/ISPS Auditor.

Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the scope of classification, statutory certification, related services and, before assignment, with their future work.

Ability to understand engineering plans and have a basic knowledge of shipbuilding practices and ship operations.

Knowledge of ships’ engineering systems and machinery.

Knowledge of computer programs or software packages related to job responsibilities.

Knowledge of related technical interfaces required for group project work.

Ability to analyze problems and propose solutions.

Responsiveness to customers.

Willing to travel frequently.


  • Building and Developing Professional/Technical Knowledge: Specialist expert and building capability in own team (or has influence technical/professional over others)
  • Business Development: Implement BD Activity
  • Change, Innovation and Responsiveness: Implement changes
  • Customer/Client Service: Responsible for complex client requirements
  • Teamwork and Leadership: Leading a team/project
  • Communication and Influence: Communicate effectively and influence individuals
  • Planning, Organising and Pro activity: React to short term priorities and plan activities
  • Results Focus: Ensure you team achieve their goals

With over 4,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety – and sometimes also economic and financial – sustainability.

At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 08:55:59 GMT

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