Marine Surveyor

Marine Surveyors survey machines and hulls of ships to ensure they are constructed, equipped and maintained according to safety standards, rules and regulations laid down by marine authorities.

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    Overview

    Marine Surveyors survey machines and hulls of ships to ensure they are constructed, equipped and maintained according to safety standards, rules and regulations laid down by marine authorities.

    Day-to-day

    • examines and approves design plans of hulls and equipment such as main propulsion engines, auxiliary boilers and turbines, electrical power generating plant, refrigeration and air-conditioning plant and pumping systems
    • conducts periodic surveys throughout a ship's life to ensure standards are maintained.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

    To become a Marine Surveyor

    • You usually need a formal qualification in marine surveying to work as a Marine Surveyor. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

      Find a Bachelor of Applied Science with Marine Surveying

    • Registration with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority is required.