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Marine Surveyor Resume

Their responsibilities include inspecting the crafts for damages, problems or flaws and checking propellers, tail-shafts, sea valves, rudders, hatchways, cargo space and ventilators, in order to determine the safety of the vessel crew, safe operating standards and what repairs are needed to meet insurance requirements.


Marine surveyors also have the duty to perform tests and prepare reports after performing surveys. These professionals can work in the engineering, repair and marine consultancy, shipping logistics and the public safety industries.

Those who want to become marine surveyors will usually be required to have a bachelor's degree from a college, technical school or university with a major in surveying technology, marine engineering, surveying and other degrees in these fields. There are cases in which candidates have started this career by doing an apprenticeship in this field.

If you are interested in a career as a marine surveyor, take a look at the following resume sample.

Marine Surveyor Sample Resume

Personal Details

Name: Thomas Giuliani
Birth Date: 10 February 1981
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes


Seeking to fill the challenging position of a marine surveyor for a reputable company, so I can put my experience and skills to use.

Education and Professional Training

  • Bachelor of Science in marine engineering from the University of San Francisco, California in 2000
  • Proven coordination and leadership skills in a team environment
  • Firm and strong approach in carrying out plans
  • Vast expertise in construction, design and modification
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Vast technical expertise on a variety of aspects of marine operations
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and articulate individual
  • Nine years of experience as a marine surveyor
Professional Experience

2003-Present date: Marine surveyor for Green Hornet Ships, San Francisco, California

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing coordination and leadership to the subordinate staff
  • Carrying out plan approvals for new and second-hand commercial vessels
  • Modifying the designs of commercial vessel
  • Carrying out surveys for commercial vessels during modification, construction or repair
  • Supervising sea trials of the watercrafts for certification
  • Determining what kind of repairs were necessary for vessels, so that they met the requirements for insurance
  • Examining the underwater sections of the hull, while the vessels were dry-docked to ascertain conditions
  • Inspecting conditions of rudders, propellers and sea valves
2000-2003: Associate marine surveyor for Sideways Vessels, San Francisco, California

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Carrying out statutory and classification surveys to ensure the compliance with various international conventions and applicable class rules
  • Conducting miscellaneous surveys like for example pre-purchase condition surveys and damage surveys
  • Developing detailed work specifications
  • Reviewing work requests and determining work requests for ship checks to be performed in any assigned port
  • Conducting surveillance of work in progress, in order to ensure adherence to certain orders, requirements, marine practices and directives
  • Proud member of the American Association of Marine Scientists
Areas of interest
  • Engineering
  • Marine biology

Available upon request.

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