ABS Careers Surveyor I, Senior in Veracruz, Mexico

Surveyor I, Senior


Primary function is to examine and report on vessels and other marine structures during and after construction relative to compliance with the applicable requirements for maintaining the vessel in Classification with ABS and meeting associated statutory and special service requirements related to Safety of Life at Sea, Loadline, Tonnage, Cargo Gear, and Pollution Prevention Certification.

When necessary, responsible for the administration of office procedures and monitoring of business performance at an assigned port.

Job Duties/Roles

  1. Acts as a professional specialist for the organization in the application of related rules, regulations, requirements, concepts, principles and processes.

  2. Performs routine surveys on classed vessels, platforms or other marine structures and at manufacturers for classification and compliance with statutory requirements.

  3. Prepares technically accurate and timely reports of inspections and surveys performed.

  4. Engages in contact with clients to resolve problems within area of expertise.

  5. Maintains survey files in an orderly and up-to-date manner in area of responsibility.

  6. Maintains active awareness of new methods and developments affecting the technical scope of assigned responsibilities and makes recommendations for changes in the surveying processes and safety programs as warranted by such developments.

Recommends new approaches to problems encountered and makes changes in methods, procedures or design where necessary.

  1. Plans, schedules and coordinates various phases of surveying work and monitoring the quality of service on work performed.

  2. Monitors work and project performed by subordinate surveyors to ensure maintenance of quality, content, consistency and continuity of work performed.

  3. Provides leadership, guidance and training to lower level and/or less experienced surveyors.

  4. Promotes the services and capabilities of ABS to present and potential customers.

  5. Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (KSAR)

  1. Ability to read engineering plans and have a basic understanding of shipbuilding practices and vessel operations.

  2. Ability to perform surveys in the prescribed format.

  3. Knowledge of computer programs or software packages related to job responsibilities.

  4. Knowledge of related technical interfaces required for group project work.

  5. Knowledge of ships' engineering systems and machinery.

  6. Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, pertinent information relative to assigned area of technical expertise.

  7. Ability to analyze problems and propose solutions.

  8. Responsiveness to customers.

  9. Ability to work well with others.

  10. Working knowledge of the ABS Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems.

Minimumyears of Experience

  1. Minimum three (3) years’ experience working as an Surveyor II.

  2. Understanding of ABS strategic technical positioning in their respective sector of the marine industry or

  3. Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in an Engineering or Survey Capacity with an IACS member Classification Society.

Required/Preferred EducationRequirements

  1. Qualifications from a tertiary institution within a relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum two (2) years program); or

  2. Qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant seagoing experience as a certificated ship officer,and

  3. Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the scope of statutory certification and services and, before assignment, with their future work.

  4. Minimum requirements & knowledge listed for Surveyor II.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Company.

Company - ABS


Job: Survey

Primary Location: Mexico-Veracruz-Veracruz

Work Locations: Veracruz Paseo de la Ni-a 150 Paseo de la Ni-a 150 Torre 1519, Office 1102 Boca del Rio

Organization: Veracruz Port

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1800084