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NEWS: We are currently looking for a new colleague with a background in shipbuilding to join our Surveyor Team. Further details can be found below in the text.

Ahoy there! At Weselmann, we treasure our most prized asset - a crew of seasoned experts who navigate the intricate waters of the maritime industry with precision. We are constantly on the lookout for colleagues who possess a deep understanding of the maritime sector, whether they hail from the realm of technical engineering or the dynamic world of commerce. However, we are just as happy to welcome inquisitive newcomers to shipping, to whom we are very happy to pass on our knowledge and experience and from whom we can also learn in return.

As a member of the Weselmann family, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and diverse team that reacts very flexibly to customer enquiries, solves even complicated issues together and takes great pleasure in shipping.

Established in 1947, our company has continuously evolved, maintaining a strong presence in the market ever since. With decades of experience in the maritime industry, we are well-equipped to navigate the future successfully.

Our main office in Hamburg is centrally located in Hamburg's city centre in the historic and beautiful Slomanhaus with a direct view of the water and the Speicherstadt.

What truly sets us apart is our corporate culture as a family-owned business. The smaller, familial character of our company enables us to cater to the individual needs of each employee, whether it is achieving work-life balance or pursuing professional development opportunities. We prioritize the well-being and growth of our team members, making it an ideal place for you to thrive in your career.

We take pride in bringing together a team of maritime experts from various facets of the industry, creating a rich reservoir of experience that we enthusiastically share among ourselves. We foster collaboration both within the team and externally with our valued clients, partners and the wider maritime community. We pride ourselves on creating a collaborative and inclusive working environment where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and very welcome.

We offer diverse career opportunities in the maritime industry:

Technical Department: Join our assembly of experts, adept at ship inspections, supervision, marine engineering, naval architecture, technical assessments, and more. Ideal candidates often boast backgrounds as Marine Engineers, Naval Architects, or Master Mariners.

Valuation Department: Take command in our team dedicated to ship valuations, market analyses, and comprehensive, intricate ship assessments that also consider technical criteria. We heartily welcome candidates from diverse fields, such as ship brokers, economists, and business analysts.

Sales and Marketing: Steer our success by employing innovative sales and marketing strategies, making waves in the maritime sector.

What's more, at Weselmann, we are continually expanding our global network of surveyors.


If you are excited to become a part of our work environment, where each day brings exciting challenges and the camaraderie of like-minded maritime enthusiasts, we warmly invite you to reach out and embark on this voyage with us. Please submit your CV with cover letter to:

We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

Your Weselmann Team

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Become part of our surveyor team.

We are seeking an ambitious naval architect to join our team. We are looking for someone who is well acquainted with the maritime industry and motivated to support our exciting and sometimes complex projects and assignments for our clients.

Our scope of work includes:

  • Condition surveys of sea and inland vessels and inspections of insurance damage to ships
  • Preparation of corresponding reports in English or German
  • Technical inspection of sea and inland vessels according to technical regulations
  • Stability calculations for all types of inland vessels and pontoons
  • Consultation on the conversion of inland vessels according to technical regulations
  • Inspection of harbour craft according to the Hamburg Harbour Craft Regulation
  • Review of ship structural strength calculations for plausibility
  • Acceptance of towed convoys in Germany and other European countries
  • Inspection of cargo securing for steel components, shipbuilding sections, and equipment on seagoing pontoons
  • Additional consulting engineering services
  • Support of the inspection team in developing the wind offshore business sector

Qualifications we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture/Maritime Technology
  • Professional experience as a naval architect – practical experience with ships
  • Good to excellent language and writing skills in German and English, additional language skills are advantageous
  • Diligent and independent work style
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and preferably familiar with 3D surface modeling programs and stability calculation programs
  • Previous experience in construction and/or ship stability is desirable
  • Confident demeanor and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to travel irregularly and at short notice for short assignments (1-4 days) in Germany and other European countries
  • Driving licence class B valid in Germany or in the EU

We offer:

  • An interesting and diverse field of activity with high personal responsibility and creative freedom
  • A team-oriented corporate culture with short decision-making processes and a collegial atmosphere
  • A centrally located office in the heart of Hamburg, easily accessible by public transport (U-Bahn Baumwall)
  • Deutschlandticket
  • Permanent employment contract and 30 days of vacation
    Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Company pension scheme

Are you ready to start your career as a surveyor with us and face new challenges every day with enthusiasm and enjoyment? Then apply now and become part of our team!