Fleet in Service Surveyor/ Ship surveyor

Location ZA-Durban
Requisition ID
Business Area
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

The Durban Station is part of South Africa Maritime. The present team consists of full time FiS surveyors and Sub-Contractors. Predominately the main activities are FiS, FiS-O (MOUiO) Surveys and Maritime Management Systems and a smaller number of CMC/VMC activities.


As a Surveyor/Auditor in Durban you will be key member of the Africa Maritime Team, the teams in Africa (Angola, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa) form part of a close knit, motivated and unique group where mutual support is essential in covering DNVGL services across a vast continent.

South Africa forms part of Area Middle East and Africa and Region South East Europe, Middle East and Africa and you be instrumental in ensuring a highly efficient and quality focused operation.


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

Maritime Surveys and Management Systems Audits in accordance with Classification, SOLAS, MARPOL and other applicable IMO Rules and Regulations.

Surveys/Audits predminately in Durban and surrounding areas but occasional work within other South African Ports and East/Westt Africa is to be expected.

Position Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a Classification Society or 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering Discipline or equivalent with experience in the maritime sector (technical)  i.e Shipmanagement, ships engineer, superintendent, shipyard management
  • Experience of Maritime Management Systems (ISM/ISPS/MLC) would be an advantage

Company & Business Area Description

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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