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Japan Marine Junior Surveyor

Posting Date:  4 Jul 2024
City:  Tokyo
Location: 

Tokyo, JP

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

RINA is currently recruiting for a Japan Marine Junior Surveyor to join its office in Japan within the Marine Asia Region Division.

Mission

The Junior Surveyor is to contribute to the organization's commitment to maritime safety, compliance, and excellence by applying knowledge of Rules, Regulations, and industry principles. The Junior Surveyor supports the surveying team in performing routine inspections, maintaining accurate documentation, and staying informed about evolving industry practices. 

Key Accountabilities

1. Professional Application:
- Acts as a professional specialist, applying knowledge of Rules, Regulations, and industry concepts within the organization's framework.
2. Inspection and Reporting:
- Performs routine surveys on classed ships, platforms, or marine structures under the guidance and supervision of a more experienced surveyor.
- Prepares technically accurate and timely reports of inspections and surveys.
3. File Maintenance:
- Maintains survey files in an orderly and up-to-date manner within the assigned area of responsibility.
4. Continuous Learning:
- Maintains an active awareness of new working methods and developments affecting the technical scope of assigned responsibilities.
- Engages in ongoing learning to enhance knowledge and skills relevant to surveying practices.
5. Problem-Solving:
- Recommends new approaches to problems encountered, seeking guidance and supervision from more experienced surveyors.
6. Compliance Surveys:
- Conducts routine surveys on classed ships, platforms, or marine structures for compliance with classification and statutory requirements, following the guidance and supervision of a Surveyor, Senior Surveyor, or Principal Surveyor.
7. Collaboration and Guidance:
- Collaborates with and seeks guidance from more experienced surveyors to ensure accurate and effective survey outcomes.
- Participates in team activities and contributes to a collaborative work environment.
8. Quality Assurance:
- Contributes to maintaining the quality of surveying work under the guidance of experienced surveyors.
- Assists in the adherence to established standards and procedures.
9. Client Interaction:
- Engages with clients as directed by more experienced surveyors, contributing to problem-solving within the area of expertise.
10. Professional Development:
- Actively participates in training programs and developmental activities to progress toward becoming a fully competent surveyor.
11. Ethical Conduct:
- Uphold the highest ethical standards in all professional interactions, ensuring integrity, transparency, and fairness in survey processes.

Education

Master’s Degree in Naval Engineering

Qualifications

•    Newly hired or minimum 3 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.

Competencies

  • 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
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization
  • 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
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future

 

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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