Senior Surveyor (Engineer)
Salary scale: £43,846 to £51,228 per annum
Closing date: 27 April 2017.
Location: Isle of Man
Are you looking for a lifestyle change but want to stay in shipping?
With over 450 commercial ships and commercial yachts, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, one of the world's leading registers, is currently looking for 2 surveyors to join its dynamic team based on the Isle of Man. Travelling globally to inspect Isle of Man registered ships, yachts and their associated offices, these positions offer the opportunity to make a real difference in shipping and contribute to the success of the Isle of Man Ship Registry.
Applications are sought from individuals with a good technical background in marine engineering, naval architecture, or commercial yacht design and operation. Experience in inspections for another Flag State or a Classification Society would be an advantage.
The Isle of Man is a self-governing dependency within the British Isles. The post holder will enjoy the benefits of low income tax and a low crime rate. Other advantages include good sea and air links, excellent quality of individual and family life, a good education system, superb scenery and excellent leisure facilities.
The Isle of Man is surrounded by beautiful beaches and enjoys a mild maritime climate. Situated between Ireland and England it is 40 minutes' flying time from London and has transportation links to other major UK cities. There are ferry services to Liverpool, Heysham, Belfast and Dublin.
Reporting to the Principal Surveyor , Surveyors undertake audits, surveys and inspections on board Isle of Man registered ships, and on board ships and commercial yachts proposed for registry in the Island with a view to ensuring and maintaining the highest standards in all areas, structural, operational and equipment for any Isle of Man ship.
Knowledge and Skills.
Surveyors fill an essential role that contributes to the overall success of the Isle of Man Ship registry. A Surveyor must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of present day operating practice, including ISM, plus the ability to gain the respect of senior shipboard personnel. They should have the ability to prepare and write clear and concise technical reports based on sound and thorough evaluation on site. They should also have an understanding of the various international Conventions, their content and a working knowledge of the surveys, verifications, inspections and audits required by those Conventions.
Essential Qualifications and Experience
A Surveyor is required to have;
In the case of an Engineering background
· A STCW III/2 Certificate of Competency or a relevant degree;
· Recent shipboard experience as Chief or Second Engineer or recent experience in ship inspection for flag state, classification society, or ship management.
· A STCW II/2 Certificate of Competency;
In the case of a Naval Architectural background
· A Degree in Naval Architecture;
· Recent experience in ship inspection for flag state, classification society, or ship management.
In the case of a Flag State Surveyor background
· At least 5 years' experience as a Flag State surveyor;