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Other/Not Applicable, Other/Not Applicable, FI

Type of contract:  Permanent
Posting date:  Jul 11, 2024
Job offer reference:  171832


Bureau Veritas is one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and offshore safety and verification bodies, working closely with our clients to achieve safety and performance at sea. With 2,650 maritime experts active in 140 countries, we operate as a global network – while meeting our clients’ needs locally through our regional marine operations, customer support, and technical centres. With a classed fleet of over 11,500 seagoing ships, Bureau Veritas is the largest classification society by number of assets. Since 1828 we offer solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards. Our client relationships are built on service, transparency, and trust.

Bureau Veritas Finland employs around 50 dedicated experts. Industrial services and administration are located in Helsinki and ship operations in Turku and Helsinki. Together we are Shaping a World of Trust.


Join an industry leader!

We are now hiring a Marine Surveyor for the West coast of Finland area (Turku).

In our survey team you will become part of the interesting and highly international maritime community, where independence is valued and opportunities for personal and professional development and growth are provided. Your overall focus will be on conducting quality inspections of ships in service and marine equipment to determine their conformity with specified requirements, notably classification rules, international regulations (IMO), national regulations or industry standards, or to attest a given situation of a ship.


Your main responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking class and statutory surveys of ships in service following applicable classification rules and statutory regulations
  • Carrying out ISM/ISPS audits and MLC inspections
  • Performing inspections of marine equipment and materials at manufacturers
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring all survey and inspection reports and certificates are factual, objective, and submitted within the stipulated format and timeframe
  • Participating to internal and external meetings
  • Attending scheduled trainings (locally and overseas), with a view to achieving specified delegations as agreed in the individual Performance and Development Process.
  • The position involves travelling, mainly within Finland.

You will succeed in this position when you have:

  • Strong technical knowledge of ships and marine equipment
  • Extensive work experience, for example from shipping company or shipyard (min. 5 years)
  • Applicable degree, for example in Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture.
  • Initiative approach to work, ability to work independently and make independent decisions
  • Excellent communication and good IT skills.
  • Fluent Finnish and English; Swedish is considered as an advantage
  • Driving license Class B, and the possibility to use own car at work is required
  • Availability to travel on short notice and accept short to mid-term abroad assignments as required
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours and occasionally on weekends.

We offer you:

  • A challenging and independent job in a busy international marine environment
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth within the Bureau Veritas network
  • A training program to ensure individual training needs are met
  • Great team and professional colleagues
  • Remuneration package in line with the job applicant’s background with good benefits (for example ePassi Flex, broad occupational health care and lunch benefit).

Would you like to join us and Leave Your Mark at Bureau Veritas?

Please press “Apply now” to upload your CV and application. We will be conducting interviews continuously and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

For further information, do not hesitate to contact Marine Chief Executive Janne Paananen, on weekdays during 13:00-15:00, p. +358 40 544 1868.



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