Fleet in Service Surveyor

Location NL-Barendrecht
Requisition ID
Business Area
Location Details
Rotterdam, NL
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

Local Unit:

Area Benelux & France is part of the Maritime Region West Europe consisting of a team of approximately 100 enthusiastic and committed employees taking care of a variety of Maritime technical services, that are delivered to our customers from five office locations (Rotterdam, Antwerp, Le Havre, Saint-Nazaire and Marseille).


Position Description: 

Are you having a passion for the maritime industry, then we are looking for you as a Ship Surveyor based in Rotterdam, the maritime capital of Europe. You will become a member of a highly qualified and enthusiastic team serving the maritime industry and various ship types, among others Container, Cruise, Tanker and ROPAX ships.


Main job responsibilities are:

  • Inspection and classification onboard ocean-going ships for compliance with DNV Rules for Classification, statutory requirements and international standards;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of customers’ business, processes, designs, developments and documentation at all times.
  • Takes responsibility for own competence and career development and ensure that the appropriate authorisations are gained and are kept up to date.
  • Assist in service delivery improvement by communicating internal / external feedback as appropriate;

We offer:

  • A flexible but also demanding job with high responsibilities for the execution of surveys onboard different ship types;
  • The possibility to work with in a highly engaged team where trust, teamwork and innovation are core values;
  • The opportunity to grow and develop personally and professionally;
  • A job that continuously evolves due to technological developments;

Interviews are going to be held on an ongoing basis


For more information about this position please contact Team Leader Fleet in Service Netherlands Rubin Cijsouw at rubin.cijsouw@dnv.com

Position Qualifications

  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in engineering (i.e. Naval Architecture) or Certificate of Competency (Master Mariner or Engineer)
  • Preferably seagoing experience as 2nd officer/ engineer or higher ranking onboard ocean going vessels, or other relevant technical background;
  • Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job, such as climbing pilot ladders, tank inspections, crew boat launches, voyage surveys and flying;
  • Good communication skills in English language, both verbal and in writing (Dutch language as an advantage);
  • An independent, self-organized team player with a positive customer-oriented mindset;
  • Asks for and acts on feedback to learn and improve;
  • Holds a valid Dutch driver’s license (or equivalent to the recognised standard)
  • Flexibility to work outside normal working hours, if the job requires.

Company & Business Area Description

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.


DNV Maritime 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 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!

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