• Principal Surveyor

    Location US-LA-Metairie
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL USA Inc. is seeking Principal Surveyors to work at our office in Metairie, LA.


    Job Duties: Conduct inspection surveys and certification of ships in service to ascertain the condition of mechanically functioning hulls, machinery, equipment, and equipage to determine repairs required for vessels to meet requirements for classification. Conduct inspection and certification of shipbuilding materials and of ships during construction. Review data packages to ensure compliance with design approval reports. Up to 10% domestic and 5% international travel required.

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications

    • Master’s in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field.
    • 2 years as (all levels): Marine Engineer/Surveyor, Marine Surveyor/Auditor, Surveyor/Auditor, Marine Auditor, Marine Surveyor, Surveyor, Surveyor/Engineer, Marine Engineer, Technical Officer, or Naval Architect.
    • Employer will accept alternative combination of education and experience: Bachelors degree in stated field and five (5) years of stated experience.
    • Also requires experience with the following skills:
      • Inspection of ships in service and in dry dock;
      • International codes and conventions;
      • Statutory surveys on behalf of Flag Administrations ships; and
      • Compliance with operating standards and vessel safety standards.




    Multiple positions. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Jugnu Sharma, 1400 Ravello Drive, Katy, TX 77449; reference job title and job location.





    Opportunities Beyond Business


    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



    Local employment conditions apply.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com


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    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.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL 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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