Trainee Marine Surveyor

Wales, Cardiff
£28000 per annum
08 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Simon Grant
Location Type
Contract Type
Trainee Marine Surveyor
Location Cardiff

The company…

A world leading independent global inspection and consultancy firm, supporting the maritime industry, inspecting hundreds of vessels on a global scale for a number of blue chip clients from the financial, ship-owning, shipbroking, chartering and insurance industries.

The role…

*The traineeship will cover a three year period with years one and two being largely office based (although there will be some travelling) working on client inspection reports, and year three spent increasingly in the field carrying out vessel inspections.
*Help to prepare reports to clients following close cooperation and liaison with internal technical departments, external surveyors and the General Manager.
*There will be extensive internal support offered to the candidate through monthly Personal Professional Development tutorials hosted by the company and other industry experts such as P&I Clubs, Flag states, Class societies etc.
*The company will put you through a number of industry recongnised qualification including but not limited to;
oInternational Institute of Marine Surveying Professional Qualification
oMaritime Internal Auditor Course
oMaritime Auditor / Lead Auditor Course
oBunker surveying course
*Year 2 will see the commencement of 6-8 independent vessel Surveys followed by a minimum of 12 independent Surveys by year 3.

The person…

*An ex-marine engineer educated to a degree level or equivalent or hold a Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in a maritime discipline;
*Preferably possess a minimum of four years' sea time; alternatively be able to display relevant and recent experience of a hands-on shipping role within a ship owning, ship management, classification, flag state or other maritime environment;
*Have an EU-working entitlement and be willing to work in, and relocate to Cardiff, UK;
*Prepared to initially work in an office-based administrative position within an office environment whilst developing towards a hands-on role within the marine environment;
*Willing to travel short-distances around UK and Europe as required, often at short notice;
*Hard working and enthusiastic;
*Motivated and committed to developing a long career in the shipping industry.