Senior Marine Surveyor

Employer
Charles Taylor plc
Location
Wallingford, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2331012619
Discipline
Marine
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview Reference 667159 Salary $/annum + benefits Job Location * United States -- Washington -- Seattle Job Type Permanent Posted 23 April 2021 Charles Taylor - Marine Surveyor - Competitive Salary - Seattle, WA Background Charles Taylor Marine Technical Services (CTMTS) provides surveying and consultancy services to the maritime industry. We offer bespoke services to underwriters, brokers, P&I clubs, ship owners, yacht owners, shipping financiers, ship managers, ship builders, repairers, and the offshore industry. Our growing Marine Technical Services practice recruits, trains and retains some of the best marine consultants and surveyors worldwide. Our team of marine engineers, master mariners, naval architects and specialist yacht surveyors have many years of practical experience. Charles Taylor is a global provider of professional services and technology solutions dedicated to enabling the global insurance market to do its business fundamentally better. Dating back to 1884, Charles Taylor now is currently in more than 120 locations spread across 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Charles Taylor believes that it holds a distinctive position in its markets in that it is able to provide professional services and technology solutions in order to support every stage of the insurance lifecycle and every aspect of the insurance operating model. Charles Taylor serves a diversified blue-chip international customer base that includes national and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd's syndicates and reinsurers, along with brokers, distributors and corporate insureds. For more information, please visit www.charlestaylor.com The Role Charles Taylor Marine Technical Services is growing its service offerings in the US. We're excited to lead the market in the evolution of surveying with the use of technology and efficient processes built upon unsurpassed industry knowledge. We are looking to supplement our team with an experienced Blue Water Surveyor. The aim of the role is to carry out specialised marine consulting projects including but not limited to forensic investigations, salvage, marine claims, accident investigations, disputes, surveys and marine warranties of marine casualties and associated incidents on a worldwide basis on working as an individual basis or as part of a wider international team. Key Responsibilities * Carry out investigations and assessments relating to marine matters * Carry out surveys on different ship types for various clients * Prepare technically accurate and timely reports as required * Perform onsite surveys relating to marine matters * Produce letters and reports detailing the findings of their investigations and/ or attendances * Provide expert opinion/evidence in court/arbitration in relation to their written expert testimony * Provide advice/support to clients in marine related matters * To follow company operating procedures * Assisting with the management and training of junior personnel * Carry out and assist in business development and marketing activities * Assist in discipline related and group business development initiatives * Any other adhoc duties which fall within the individual's abilities * Demonstrate and role model the Charles Taylor six Core Values by ensuring a Supportive Environment, upholding Excellence in People, focusing on Partnership with Clients, delivering High quality Work, promoting Group-wide Entrepreneurship and having an Appetite for Change. Required Skills * Sailed as a Master Mariner or Unlimited Chief Engineer * College Graduate, maritime college preferred or equivalent time in maritime industry - five years sea-going experience in a certificated position, or five years' experience in a marine surveying field, or five years comparable marine experience * Previous experience as a Marine Surveyor, Cargo & Hull & Machinery (H&M) are preferable * Certification from NAMS Global preferred but not required * Report and technical writing skills are paramount * Technologically savvy regarding learning new software systems, the Microsoft suite of products, Adobe and others. * Highly motivated, positive, approachable, enthusiastic and proactive individual with excellent attention to detail * Superb communication and interpersonal skills * Commercially astute Why join Charles Taylor? We are very proud of the fact that nine out of ten of our people recommend Charles Taylor as a place to work. We pride ourselves on having a positive work environment where our people are empowered to make the best decisions and where learning is valued highly and shared across our business. We are very committed to ensuring our people are given continuous learning and development. As well as structured induction programmes and job training, we provide study support for relevant professional qualifications and have a Core Learning & Development Curriculum. Equal Opportunity Employer Here at Charles Taylor we are proud to be an Inclusive Employer. We provide an environment of mutual respect with zero tolerance to discrimination of any kind regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital/ family status, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. Our external partnerships and the dedicated work we do in promoting a transparent and fair recruitment and selection process all contribute to the successful, inclusive and diverse culture and environment which we are proud to be a part of at Charles Taylor. Contact information Kris Mason

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