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Italy Safety Plan Approval Engineer

Posting Date:  12 Jul 2024
City:  Viareggio

Viareggio, IT, 55049

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Marine South-West Europe Region
Level of experience:  Junior

RINA is currently recruiting for a Italy Safety Plan Approval Engineer to join its office in Viareggio, Italy within the Marine South-West Europe Region Division.


This role focuses on supporting the elaboration of detailed plan and design reviews, resolving issues related to conflicting design requirements, ensuring client requirements and applicable standards are met.Projects could include the approval of new building, conversion, and existing vessels and yachts.


Key Accountabilities

  • Review and approve drawings of safety, fire protection, and lifesaving equipment on ships, offshore units, and marine equipment, in compliance with Class Rules and Statutory Regulations, for new buildings, ships in service, and ship’s conversions
  • Assist clients during the design and construction phase, providing guidance and support related to safety, fire protection, and lifesaving equipment.Provide support for the elaboration of detailed marine engineering plan review, in compliance with applicable RINA rules, international conventions and contractual requirements
  • Provide support for the resolution of issues related to conflicting design requirements and material standards
  • Provide direct day-to-day support and oversight of project elements, visit sites to take measurements
  • Provide direct or indirect support to engineers or engineering teams by gathering data, submitting documentation to officials and other day-to-day duties
  • Prepare the project deliverables (technical reports, project performance documentations and engineering drawings, etc.)
  • Take ownership and responsibility over the financial progress of assigned tasks
  • Understand and apply project management concepts providing feedback to project manager, serve as reference for the escalation of issues
  • Manage simple projects assigned applying project management concepts and techniques
  • Assess minor structural problems for internal/external clients to determine solutions with minimal supervision
  • Answer contractor questions on behalf of the supervising engineer, and serve as liaisons between engineering and construction personnel


Master’s Degree in Naval Engineering


- +1 year related work experience
- Proven high level of technical and scientific knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical problems


  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization
  • 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
  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • 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
  • 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


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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