Marine Surveyor (New Orleans, LA area)

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Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: New Orleans 

State: Louisiana

A world-leading classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV) works to reduce risk, comply with regulations and improve ship performance. Our global network of experts is on hand 24/7 to support our clients to stay compliant, preserve their crew and assets and improve environmental performance. We evolve continually with the industry, developing new Rules and tools to support innovation and increased performance.

This is a full-time role for a Marine Surveyor located in New Orleans, LA.  The Marine Surveyor will be responsible for conducting  inspections and surveys of marine vessels, verifying compliance with regulations, evaluating damage, assessing marine industry risks, and providing recommendations for safety improvements.  The Marine Surveyor will also work closely with other professional in the marine industry and Bureau Veritas teams.

Main responsibilities:

  • Expertise in Inspection, Marine Survey, Navel Architecture, and Vessel Operations
  • Experience and knowledge of the Marine Industry and relevant regulations and standards such as SOLAS & MARPOL
  • Carry out surveys and issue reports in compliance with specific procedures.
  • Ensure that the work performed is in accordance with the rules, regulations, instructions and quality requirements of the organization.
  • Assess the conditions necessary for carrying out surveys to the expected quality level, against own abilities, and the conditions on board.
  • Ensure superior quality of services.
  • Exhibit customer oriented focus through promoting BV’s services and acting as a technical specialist and resource.



  • A Bachelor's degree in Navel Architecture, Marine Engineering, Marine Transportation, or a related field is preferred
  • Experience in technical reporting, writing, and documentation
  • An analytical mindset with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Thorough understanding of the shipping market and marine environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the time
  • Physical ability to perform normal functions of the job.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Classification society experience strongly preferred


The Company offers a great working environment and a comprehensive benefits package.


BV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or disability or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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