Top Marine Surveyor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Marine Surveyor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Marine Surveyor resumes they appeared on. For example, 35.9% of Marine Surveyor resumes contained Vessel Condition as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Marine Surveyor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Marine Surveyor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Vessel Condition

high Demand
Here's how Vessel Condition is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Check vessel conditions to ensure vessel is capable of performing selected tasks assigned.2.
  • Performed pre-purchase surveys to evaluate vessel condition and value, and assessment of prior inspections.
  • Performed pre-purchase surveys to evaluate vessel condition and value.

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2. Bulk Cargo

high Demand
Here's how Bulk Cargo is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Conducted draft displacement surveys to analyze and determine how much bulk cargo was loaded and/or discharged onto barges and/or ships.
  • Survey cargo stowage (including the stowage of dangerous bulk cargoes) to ensure safety of the vessel.
  • Conducted the supervision of the loading and discharging of break bulk cargo.
  • Conducted bulk cargo surveys, draft or "draught" surveys for bulk cargoes.

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3. Machinery Surveys

high Demand
Here's how Machinery Surveys is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Executed structural and machinery surveys of industrial facilities as per required codes & standards.
  • Perform hull and machinery surveys and cargo outturn surveys.

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4. Damage Surveys

high Demand
Here's how Damage Surveys is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Conducted over 100 damage surveys of commercial and recreational vessels for national and international insurance carriers, annually.
  • Performed damage surveys and assisted with salvage and repair operations for marine related accidents.
  • Complete damage surveys and repairs for insurance companies.
  • Conducted several cargo damage surveys, annually.

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5. Insurance Companies

high Demand
Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Prepared computer generated reports for insurance companies.
  • Conducted overall valuation estimates for various insurance companies on vessels and mobile cranes.

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6. ABS

high Demand
Here's how ABS is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Collaborated with regulatory bodies, the U.S. Coast Guard, other ABS departments, and customers.
  • Sole Manager and Surveyor for the ABS Ravenna Office, managed all customer relationships for the Italian East coast.
  • Bunker Oil Quantity Survey Procedure - QMX Document Library , ABS Bureau 2.
  • Conduct new, after construction, statutory and vendor surveys of ABSVessels/Ships.
  • Reviewed associated ABS approved Project Documentation and Drawings, Vendor on-site fabrication and integration documentation.
  • Developed thorough working knowledge of ABS Rules, Safety of Life At Sea, and International Oil Pollution Prevention treaty requirements.

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7. Sonar

high Demand
Here's how Sonar is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Utilized and maintained GPS, dive beacons, and sonar equipment in order to achieve safe and cost-effective positioning.
  • Move offshore vessels and rigs onto location with GPS systems, sonars, and computers.

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8. New Construction

high Demand
Here's how New Construction is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Involved and led a wide variety of projects such as: new construction of Semi-Submersibles from project initiation to completion stage.
  • Helped superintendents and contractors with grade stakes at existing sites for grades to cut for future development of new construction.
  • Call Commercial Real Estate clients throughout the United States to statistically survey new construction projects in their various stages of development.
  • Worked in the field as an Instrument Person doing column and other layout needed for the new construction of commercial buildings
  • Survey and inspect public access facilities for LAUSD Facilities Access Compliance Unit's New Construction - 83 Access Compliance Project.
  • Staked out new construction sites and shot topography for builders and engineers.

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9. ISO

average Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Attended numerous vessel heavy lift projects both domestic and foreign in both a surveyor/supervisory position.
  • Serve as a liaison between the clients, vessel representatives or cargo interests and negotiate through disputes
  • Reorganized the 100+ work force and introduced qualified and experienced managers and supervisors.
  • Ship Safety Liaison Engineer with the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney.
  • Acted as the liaison between owner, shipper, and consignee.
  • Trained in ISO 9000 auditing and implementation.
  • Green Bay, WI 2010-Present Marine Firefighting Response Manager / Hydrographic Surveyor / Supervisor
  • Insure that all repairs meet IICL and ISO regulations.
  • Co-ordinated to implement ISO system in the company.
  • Performed inspection surveys of intermodal and ISO containers.

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10. GPS

average Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • utilize GPS technology to assist offshore vessels while navigating.
  • Administered full-spectrum of large construction projects and route surveys using GPS and conventional methods * Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing Land Desktop Development
  • Converted plot location and history from paper to digital utilizing GPS and data recorder technology.
  • Contributed to doubling company revenue by implementing GPS Machine Control procedures.
  • Collected GPS data utilizing high precision dual frequency receivers.
  • Recovered and evaluated benchmarks for GPS availability.

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11. Draft Survey

average Demand
Here's how Draft Survey is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Prepared barge and vessel draft survey, On Board Quantity Report and documentation for the Vessel's Cargo Tank Inspection Certificate.
  • Perform draft surveys to ensure proper weights are achieved before, during and after the loading of cargo.
  • Performed various draft surveys on bulk ships.
  • Complete draft surveys on cargo vessels.
  • Conducted various marine surveys such as draft survey, on-hire, pre-purchase condition, towing survey/inspection, and bunker survey.
  • Draft Surveyor trainee Barge Surveyor Completed reports and certificates

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12. Classification Society

average Demand
Here's how Classification Society is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Perform inspection of ISO containers for classification society.
  • Performed inspection of cargoes and intermodal shipping containers in accordance with classification society, IMO, and customs regulations.

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13. IMO

average Demand
Here's how IMO is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Survey hulls, machinery and equipment of vessels in accordance with the Shipping Act and IMO Conventions for registration and licensing.
  • Witness periodic tests for IMO tanks and data input results.
  • Issue ship safety and IMO Convention certificates.
  • Provide expert witness testimony regarding vessel damages and personal injury claims.
  • Calculate the balance of forces and recommend securing for compliance with the IMO code.

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14. Uscg

average Demand
Here's how Uscg is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Created an impecable reputation with USCG and ABS; allows clients to find us, instead of us finding new clients.
  • Obtained full USCG approval for the "DONUT" offshore platform escape device for Donut International of Manchester England.

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15. DP

average Demand
Here's how DP is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Surveyed new and existing vessels, including ABS DP-2 vessels.
  • Conduct MODU, CDS, FPI, L/B, DP, Lifting Appliances Surveys.

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16. ISM

average Demand
Here's how ISM is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Surface positioning for borehole seismic and Measure While Drilling (MWD) seismic operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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17. Oil Spill

average Demand
Here's how Oil Spill is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Conducted Marine Assessments and Marine Surveys on vessels * Participating/assisting in the Deepwater Horizon MC252 oil spill.

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18. API

low Demand
Here's how API is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Reported figures and computations according to API and ASTM regulations and standards.

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19. Solas

low Demand
Here's how Solas is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Conducted Load Line, SOLAS, and class surveys including dry search, hyrdro.

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20. General Cargo

low Demand
Here's how General Cargo is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Monitored load and discharge operations for general cargo, reefer, and break-bulk vessels.

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21. Fmea

low Demand
Here's how Fmea is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Carried out risk analysis by using the tools like HAZOP, FMEA.

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22. Broad Range

low Demand
Here's how Broad Range is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Conducted marine surveys and performed broad range of assessment activities related to loss and liability investigations.

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23. Cargo Gear

low Demand
Here's how Cargo Gear is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Observe testing of cargo gear for compliance with testing standards and issues or endorses certificate for gear tested.

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24. Applicable Standards

low Demand
Here's how Applicable Standards is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Collect, record, and compare survey computations with applicable standards to determine adequacy of data.

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25. BP

low Demand
Here's how BP is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Hired as a contract surveyor for BP/Deepwater Horizon cleanup.
  • Represented Oceaneering on key projects for BP, Statoil, Chevron and Shell.

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26. Preform

low Demand
Here's how Preform is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Preform moisture tests and hull soundings.
  • Preform hull, machinery, marpol, and solas surveys on marine vessels.

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27. Vessel Owners

low Demand
Here's how Vessel Owners is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Port Captain, Marine business consultant serving vessel owners, charterers, underwriters, P&I clubs, marine contractors.

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28. Data Acquisition

low Demand
Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Established most efficient plan of action for data acquisition for field surveys.
  • Conducted data acquisition as well as data processing.

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29. Recreational Vessels

low Demand
Here's how Recreational Vessels is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Performed inspection and investigation of recreational vessels, commercial vessels, and cargoes for insurance carriers.

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30. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Marine Surveyor jobs:
  • Executed OSHA crane inspections and list tests for barge-mounted cranes.
  • Consult with clients regarding CFR, USCG, ABS, DOT and OSHA compliance.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Marine Surveyor

Vessel Condition38.6%
Bulk Cargo20.4%
Machinery Surveys5.9%
Damage Surveys4.3%
Insurance Companies4.1%
ABS3.8%
Sonar2.7%
New Construction2.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Marine Surveyor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Vessel Condition
Vessel Condition
35.9%
35.9%
2
2
Bulk Cargo
Bulk Cargo
19%
19%
3
3
Machinery Surveys
Machinery Surveys
5.5%
5.5%
4
4
Damage Surveys
Damage Surveys
4%
4%
5
5
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
ABS
ABS
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Sonar
Sonar
2.5%
2.5%
8
8
New Construction
New Construction
2.3%
2.3%
9
9
ISO
ISO
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
GPS
GPS
2%
2%
11
11
Draft Survey
Draft Survey
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Classification Society
Classification Society
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
IMO
IMO
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Uscg
Uscg
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
DP
DP
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
ISM
ISM
1%
1%
17
17
Oil Spill
Oil Spill
1%
1%
18
18
API
API
0.8%
0.8%
19
19
Solas
Solas
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
General Cargo
General Cargo
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Fmea
Fmea
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Broad Range
Broad Range
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Cargo Gear
Cargo Gear
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Applicable Standards
Applicable Standards
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
BP
BP
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Preform
Preform
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Vessel Owners
Vessel Owners
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Recreational Vessels
Recreational Vessels
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Osha
Osha
0.7%
0.7%

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