Marine Surveyor

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Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Port Hedland, Western Australia, AU

Company: Bureau Veritas

About Port Hedland:

Port Hedland is a dynamic town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West located approximately 1,800km north of Perth. Home to around 16,000 people from diverse cultural backgrounds, Port Hedland covers 11,844 square kilometres of the Pilbara region.  Port Hedland has its roots in shipping and mining and with a lot of action taking place right in the centre of town, visitors and residents have the unique opportunity to witness the port’s daily operations up close.  The Port of Port Hedland is the world’s largest export tonnage port, and handles iron ore and salt shipping, as well as other commodities.


The role:

The Marine & Offshore division in Australia is looking for a Marine Surveyor to be based in Port Hedland for a minimum period of 12 months.  You will have the opportunity to work in a highly supportive and collaborative team environment and be exposed internationally to different cultures.


The job incumbent is responsible for conducting quality inspection of ships in service or construction to determine their conformity with specified requirements (BV rules, International Maritime Organisations, National Regulations, Standards IACS Requirements, etc) or to attest a given situation of a ship.


Your day to day will include but is not limited to:

  • Undertaking classification/certification and statutory surveys and inspections of ships-in-service according to rules and regulations
  • Carry out ISM/ISPS/MLC audits
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and ensure all survey/inspection reports (including survey certificates) are factual, objective and submitted within the stipulated format and timeframe
  • Keep up to date with new rules, regulations and technical information or process disseminated through internal communication


As an independent individual contributor, you would be expected to:

  • Maintain reporting and quality KPIs within specified turnaround time
  • Maintain and keep up level of technical competencies and qualifications
  • Ensure quality reporting output and customer satisfaction



What’s needed?

To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following:

  • Full NS qualification including Bulk Carrier Annual Survey
  • Qualified to conduct ISM/ISPS/MLC audits
  • Possess a valid driving license
  • Able to travel at short notice and accept short to mid-term overseas assignments as required
  • Keep an open mind, embrace and enjoy the diverse culture Australia brings!


Safety is an absolute. Ongoing Drug & Alcohol testing and the ability to meet site inductions will be a requirement of working on site.




We offer an attractive base salary around $110,000 to $120,000 and superannuation and opportunity to advance your career in the mining industry, with the backing of a strong technical and commercial global network. Come and live the Western Australia lifestyle with great beaches, warm weather, nearby wineries, a more relaxed way of life and plenty of job opportunities for your family members.


This role offers more than building a resume—it’s a chance to leave your mark. We offer you the opportunity to build your career and give you the recognition you deserve. Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Contribute to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all. The opportunity to work within a supportive close-knit team, learn new skills and gain training which could lead to the broader Bureau Veritas network for future career development.


 Apply now to join Bureau Veritas and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.  


Bureau Veritas are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. 

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