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Bulgaria Survey Station Surveyor

Posting Date:  28 Jun 2024
City:  Varna

Varna, BG, 9000

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Marine South East Europe & MEA Region
Level of experience:  Intermediate

RINA is currently recruiting for a Bulgaria Survey Station Surveyor to join its office in Varna within the Marine South East Europe & MEA 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

  • Acts as a professional specialist for the organization in the application of related Rules, Regulations, requirements, concepts, principles and processes;
  • Prepares technically accurate and timely reports of inspections and surveys performed;
  • Maintains survey files in an orderly and up-to-date manner in area of responsibility;
  • Maintains active awareness of new working methods and developments affecting the technical scope of assigned responsibilities;
  • Recommends new approaches to problems encountered;
  • Performs routine surveys on classed ships, platforms or other marine structures and at manufacturers sites for compliance with classification and statutory requirements;
  • Engages in contact with clients to solve problems within area of expertise.


  • Formal qualification in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering;
  • At least 5 years professional experience, either as surveyor or as owner superintendent or as shipyard quality control inspector or as a Chief Engineer (on board of merchant ships) are requested;
  • Previous experience as a surveyor of IACS Classification Societies would be a significant advantage;
  • Physically able to work in confined spaces, hazardous atmospheres, extreme temperatures and weather conditions, etc. and therefore being not suffering from allergies, vertigo, claustrophobia, etc;
  • Willing to travel frequently;
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of hull, machinery, materials, equipment and safety systems of ships;
  • Fluent English language, both spoken and written;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work alone, in a team and on tight schedules;
  • Ability to manage conflicts and to negotiate;
  • Pro-active customer focused approach.



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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