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 organisation with a reputation for excellence and quality.
We will also consider candidates with specific marine / classification experience. ( e.g. Qualified Chief Engineers) General Summary 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.
Qualifications 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.