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Approval Engineer-Senior Surveyor

at DNV GL Group

Posted: 8/7/2019
Job Reference #: 12888
Keywords: surveyor

Job Description

  • LocationUS-FL-Sunrise
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Maritime Region Americas is seeking an Approval Engineer-Senior Surveyor to join our Miami Cruise Center. As an Approval Engineer, you will also work as a Surveyor and be member of a highly qualified team of technical experts serving the cruise industry and the cruise ships calling at ports in the Caribbean.

    Tasks may include

    • Approval of drawings on-site/in-office for cruise vessels
    • Work on-site surveys during dry-docking and in service.
    • Work on major cruise vessel conversions, alterations or any technical matters involving cruise vessels.
    • 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 at all times.
    • 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


    • Education: Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Experience Chief Engineer. Technical degree will be considered; University degree is preferred
    • Technical competencies: DNV GL qualifications as approval Engineer and class & statutory surveyor or equivalent from the industry
    • 5 years of experience as an Approval Engineer/Surveyor
    • Behavioral competencies: Team player, but able to work independently on surveys.
    • Travel requirement (% of the year) 25% primarily to Caribbean islands; extended time away occurring in peak season (spring/fall) during dry docks in Bahamas
    • 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.

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    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!