Why ABS? ABS and its affiliated companies are global leaders in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality, and environmental services focused on the marine, energy, and government sectors.
With more than 5,000 personnel globally. ABS and the ABS affiliated companies offer a dynamic work environment and multiple avenues for career growth.
Senior Surveyor I American Bureau of Shipping is an international company which specializes in the certification and classification of ships and offshore structures.
It is expanding its operations in Africa and seeking to employ a Senior Surveyor I in Angola. Angola is seen by ABS as a high-profile oil and gas region, and we provide a range of Classification Services toward the Shipping and Offshore Industries.
As such we are looking to develop local talent who are able and willing to be part of the long-term future of ABS in this country.
If you are looking for your next challenge, this is the opportunity for you! The position on offer is challenging, and ideally suited to graduate engineers, within a marine related discipline, who show a willingness to learn, and have a positive attitude toward working in a global organization with a reputation for excellence and quality.
We will also consider candidates with specific marine / classification experience. (e.g., Qualified Chief Engineers) What You Will Do : These Survey positions are suitable for candidates with ten (10) plus years’ experience in the Marine industry.
The position will give the selected candidate an opportunity to cultivate a thorough understanding of field operations, policies, methods, and procedures and develop a career with ABS.
Typical Classification Surveyor duties include : Plan Hull and Machinery surveys in co-operation with our customers Execute surveys and assist customers within the boundary of the relevant ABS Rules and Statutory Regulations.
Provide technical advice to our customers Reporting in accordance with global ABS Standards and Statutory requirements. Qualifications What You Will Need : Education & Experience A degree or recognized equivalent in appropriate technical discipline is preferred.
Previous related marine industry experience is required, and ideally a background as a naval architect and / or marine engineer and / or mechanical engineer.
ability to speak Portuguese, although not mandatory, would be appreciated; ability to work in team, keen to get things done.
Ability to work under pressure Responsiveness to client needs and a positive attitude. Strong relationship building and communication skills appropriate to a multi-cultural business environment Interest and respect for African culture is considered very important Good understanding of the offshore working environment.
International and local training will be provided. Disclaimer This job description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job of the incumbent.
It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the principal job elements essential for making a fair decision regarding the pay structure of the job.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.