Surveyor/Senior Surveyor
St. John's, NL
Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL – Maritime is seeking a Surveyor/Senior Surveyor to join our Canadian Operations in St. John’s, NL, Canada. As a fleet in service Surveyor for the station you will be member of a highly qualified team of surveyors and auditors serving both the offshore and shipping segments. Responsibilities are detailed below.

Tasks may include

Ship in Operation (SIO) Responsibilities:
Inspection and certification of Ships in Operation.

Survey ocean-going ships that call at ports along the eastern seaboard in Canada and at sea.

Survey ships for compliance with international standards, DNV GL Classification Rules, and Statutory requirements

Offshore Responsibilities
Responsible for inspection and certification of Mobile Offshore Units in Operation, confirming compliance with C-NLOPB Certificate of Fitness Requirements, DNV GL Classification Rules, Statutory requirements and International Standards.
Survey and report on structure and equipment of Mobile Offshore Units (MOUs) and other offshore structures during new-building, upgrade and in-service phases (including repairs/modification) for compliance.
Review and respond to technical queries and design submittals regarding compliance.
Ensure that the work or duties performed are in accordance with the Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Guidelines and quality requirements of the organization and the instructions of the line management.
Maintain the confidentiality of Clients' business, processes, designs, developments and documentation always.
When applicable, to supervise the work of others and ensure that it is carried out as above and in an efficient and economic manner.
Communicate to line management at the earliest appropriate opportunity if in receipt of information that is important to the reputation or integrity of the organization.
Exhibit customer oriented focus through promoting DNV GL onboard or on-site, and by acting as a technical resource for customer questions.
Position Qualifications


B.Sc. Degree in Naval Architecture or a Marine or Mechanical Engineering Degree from a recognized university
Marine Engineer (with Experience as Chief Engineer).
Technical degree will be considered; University degree is preferred
2-5 years’ experience in the Ships in Operation and Mobile Offshore Units
Qualifications as class & statutory surveyor for ships and offshore units in service, new constructions and Certification of Materials and Components
Audit experience preferred (ISM, ISPS and MLC)
Chief engineer’s license or equivalent would be an asset
Travel requirement (% of the year) 20-30%
Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job: Climbing pilot ladders & tanks, flying, flying in helicopter, crew boat launches, voyage surveys
Language: English Speaking / Writing proficiency

We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!