Principal Marine Surveyor - Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Are you an experienced Marine Surveyor?
Would you like the opportunity to put your skills to use in contributing to maritime safety?
Do you have a keen eye for detail?
If so, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency would love to hear from you.
Job location: Belfast, Colchester, Plymouth Closing date: Sunday 10th October
Salary: £55,879 plus allowances of £12,000

Job description

By working as a Mentor/Coach to MCA Surveyors within the Marine Office as directed by the Technical Manager (TM), you will ensure that the skill and capability profiles for all post-holders and the Marine Surveyors in your line management chain are maintained to match the survey/inspection/audit work being allocated.

Responsibilities

Within your role you will:
• act as direct line manager for Marine Surveyors within the Marine Office, identifying training/development needs and the setting of challenging and relevant objectives aligned to the MCA Business Plan and to the annual activities that the Divisional Area must achieve
• provide advice to industry and public in accordance with MCA policies in accordance with requirements and responsibilities set between the Directorate of Maritime Safety and Standards (DMSS) and the Directorate of the United Kingdom Ship Register (DUKSR)
• contribute to the management, provision and delivery of a first-class quality survey and inspection service by the Marine Office to both customers and clients of the Agency's maritime services
• carry out inspections of ships and port installations which are deemed for the most part highly complex to ensure compliance with International Conventions, EU legislation and UK statutory requirements
• provide advice to industry and public in accordance with MCA policies, including as point of contact for technically related communications
• carry out safety management audits under the International Safety Management (ISM) code of ship operators and their vessels for ISM Document of Compliance (DOC) & ISM Safety Management Certificate (SMC)

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