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Batam Survey Station Surveyor

Posting Date:  3 Jun 2024
City:  Batam

Batam, ID, 29461

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Marine Asia Region
Level of experience:  Intermediate

RINA is currently recruiting for a Batam Survey Station Surveyor to join its office in Batam, Indonesia within the Marine Asia Region Division.


A surveyor in a classification society plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety, compliance, and quality of ships and marine structures. The main responsibilities are aimed at verifying that vessels meet international and classification society standards.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Technical Expertise:

    • Provide expert technical advice to clients, shipowners, and manufacturers on matters related to classification, design, construction, and maintenance.
    • Stay abreast of the latest industry technologies, innovations, and advancements to ensure the application of cutting-edge knowledge in surveys.
  2. Regulatory Compliance:

    • Ensure strict adherence to classification society rules, international regulations, and statutory requirements during surveys and inspections.
    • Collaborate with regulatory bodies to interpret and apply new regulations as they arise.
  3. Problem-Solving:

    • Act as a troubleshooter, addressing technical issues and challenges that may arise during surveys or in the course of client interactions.
    • Provide practical and effective solutions to clients while maintaining compliance with classification standards.
  4. Quality Assurance:

    • Implement quality assurance measures in survey processes to uphold the highest standards of accuracy and reliability in inspection reports.
    • Participate in internal quality audits and contribute to the continuous improvement of surveying procedures.
  5. Client Education:

    • Educate clients on classification society processes, rules, and the importance of compliance for safety and operational efficiency.
  6. Documentation and Reporting:

    • Develop and maintain standardized templates for inspection reports, ensuring consistency and clarity in reporting.
    • Integrate digital tools for efficient documentation management and reporting.
  7. Collaboration and Teamwork:

    • Collaborate with colleagues, both within the classification society and externally, to share knowledge, experiences, and best practices.
    • Actively participate in team meetings and contribute to a collaborative work environment.
  8. Continuous Professional Development:

    • Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current with evolving industry standards, technologies, and best practices.
    • Pursue relevant certifications or qualifications to enhance expertise.
  9. Ethical Conduct:

    • Uphold the highest ethical standards in all professional interactions, ensuring integrity, transparency, and fairness in survey processes.


Master’s Degree in Naval Engineering


•    Minimum 3 years experience working as a Junior Surveyor or minimum 5 years experience in the engineering or survey fields within the marine industry or other applicable industry to their specialization.
•    Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the scope of classification, statutory certification, related services and, before assignment, with their future work.
•    Ability to develop a working knowledge of RINA Rules, Guides, statutory regulations, and related instructions, as well as the RINA Employee Safety Policy.
•    Ability to understand engineering plans and have a basic knowledge of shipbuilding practices and ship operations.
•    Ability to perform new building surveys:
−    to assess the suitability of certified materials and products supplied for the new building,
−    to assess that hull, machinery and equipment have been built in compliance with rules and regulations by means of compulsory inspections, tests and trials,
−    to identify the deficiencies to be rectified (if any) and assess whether immediate repair is necessary or a recommendation may be issued with an appropriate due date,
−    to issue Certificates, Reports, Records and Status in compliance with rules and regulations.
•    Ability to perform ship in service surveys:
−    to assess that hull, machinery and equipment have been maintained in compliance with rules and regulations by means of compulsory overall inspections, tests and trials,
−    to identify the deficiencies to be rectified (if any) and assess whether immediate repair is necessary or a recommendation may be issued with an appropriate due date,
−    to follow-up as required by rules and regulations any repair work or due to previous outstanding recommendations,
−    to assess whether the deficiencies identified (if any) may be linked with potential failure of the Ship Management System,
−    to endorse Certificates, issue Reports and Status in compliance with rules and regulations.
•    Knowledge of ships' engineering systems and machinery.
•    Knowledge of computer programs or software packages related to job responsibilities.
•    Knowledge of related technical interfaces required for group project work.


  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • CLIENT INTIMACY - Embrace internal and external client needs, expectations, and requirements to ensure maximum satisfaction
  • EARN TRUST - Take everyone's opinion into account and remain open to diversity
  • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Promote commitment by keeping promises as a Role Model
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization


With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are also compliant to the Italian Law n. 68/99.


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