• Surveyor Fleet in charge - Maritime

    Location NG-Port Harcourt
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description



    The Port Harcourt Station consists of Maritime activities (Fleet in Service (FiS) conventional maritime vessels in particular offshore support vessels, tankers and container vessels and Fleet in Service (FiS-O) FPSOs/ FSOs and Drilling Units ) and Oil and Gas (VMC/CMC) activities for EPC Contractors and IOC/NOCs.


    The present team consists of 4 Maritime Surveyors and 2 Oil and Gas Surveyors and activity level in the station and within the Area of West Africa is on the increase.


    Coverage area includes major ports in Nigeria (Lagos, Port Harcourt, Warri, Onne and Calabar) and offshore Nigeria.

    As a member of the Nigerian Team it is expected to work and support operations within the wider West Africa Area of Operations as and when necessary.


    Tasks May Include: (Essential roles, responsibilities and activities a candidate may expect)

    • Surveys and audits for vessels operating in or calling in Nigerian Ports
    • Offshore surveys on FPSO/FSO and Drilling Units
    • CMC/VMC surveys
    • Approval of Service Suppliers

    Position Qualifications

    Requirements: (Mandatory qualifications for this position)

    • Education: Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Chief Engineer with shipboard experience
    • Years of related experience: >5 years
    • Technical competencies: DNV GL qualifications as class & statutory surveyor (FiS and FiS-O) and ISM, ISPS & MLC auditor.
    • CMC/VMC in particular related to the offshore and oil/gas industry would be an advantage
    • Behavioral competencies: Team player but able to work independently on surveys & audits.
    • Travel requirement: Frequent domestic and occasional international travel expected
    • Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job (standing, lifting, climbing, other): Climbing pilot ladders & tanks entries, crew boat launches, voyage surveys.
    • Language: English speaking / writing proficiency, French language skills would be an advantage.

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL 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.

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