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The Surveys team of BMT has offices in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Arnhem, Geneva and Groningen. The company is providing a wide portfolio of services in cargo, nautical and technical matters, is specialized in investigating claims and damages in the maritime sector, providing risk assessments and audits on board seagoing vessels. Our clients are parties involved in the maritime and insurance industry and are mainly owners, operators of vessels, liability insurers (P & I Clubs), Hull and Machinery underwriters, cargo insurers, operators of offshore equipment, cranes, etc.
About the role
The Marine Surveyor, with nautical and cargo qualifications, is responsible for dealing completely and independently with the investigation of nautical and cargo damage claims and rendering advice to principals.
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform nautical and cargo surveys based on specialist knowledge and experience
Prepare survey reports in English based on observations and findings during investigations
Assist clients with advice to mitigate loss, such including reconditioning and salvage sales
Assess or recommend the time and costs of the work to be undertaken for an external client, assisting in identifying the most appropriate fee and cost structure
Ensuring that high quality reports are prepared within budget and contractual requirements
Submit reports to client within given timescale
Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards
Ensure that safety requirements are understood and always adhered to
Pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge, and awareness
Provide guidance to colleagues, as appropriate, and disseminate information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application
The ideal candidate will have:
HBO bachelor’s degree, preferably completed a Maritime Academy (Hogere Zeevaartschool - MAROFF)
Experience as Marine Surveyor
Sound nautical knowledge and experience with marine cargoes
Excellent written and spoken command knowledge of both Dutch and English language
Good verbal and written communication skills
Team player as well as being able to work autonomously
Flexibility (no nine-to-five mentality) and representative