Senior Surveyor

Lloyd's Register
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

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Job ID : 39260

Location : Rosyth & Govan Shipyards, Scotland
Position Type : Employee Regular

Requires UK Security Clearance

What we're looking for

Are you an Engineer or Naval Architect with a passion for design and production of engineering assets?

Do you want to work in a technical environment where you can use your expertise to share with clients and contribute to safety?

Then working as a Marine Surveyor (Naval Newbuilding) for Lloyd's Register is something for you!

We will offer you a challenging job opportunity and the possibility to develop yourself and realise your ambitions.

As part of your role, you will be part of a team of professionals dedicated to a long term and high-profile New Construction project with proven export opportunities. You will work with the Shipyard to deliver a series of Type 26 and 31 Frigates for the Royal Navy. The project is ongoing, and the opportunity exists to join where you can make your mark on the project.

What we offer you

  • Work for Leading Class Society
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity for 15% matched Pension (UK only)
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A range of flexible benefits
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose is values-driven, and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programs

The role

We are looking for someone with a strong marine engineering background to support our current team based in Rosyth & Govan Shipyards. Your main responsibilities will be :

  • Apply the knowledge of Structural / Mechanical / Electrical disciplines to identify problems and give guidance on Marine New Construction and Commissioning topics.
  • Understand the naval design process and collaborate with the team to support the build process
  • Utilise previous experience and operate as an expert advising on challenges and improvement opportunities in processes and methodology.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, identify issues and research on possible alternatives and disseminate this knowledge to the wider team.
  • Depending on skill level, lead on all activities within you discipline for the build, ensuring construction adheres to the LR Naval Ship Rules, the ANEP77 Naval Ship Code as well as other contractual requirements.
  • Drive and implement a safety strategy and carry out patrol and audit activities.
  • Support the Project Manager in raising possible risks and advising on key technical challenges.
  • Build good working relationships internally and externally with key contacts and suppliers.
  • Operate as a strategic and lateral thinker with ability to translate a wider strategy into clear goals, priorities, and expectations for the project team.
  • Act as an all-round communicator engaging with stakeholders and encouraging positive, open and two-way discussion, fully involving others in decisions and ideas.
  • Work in accordance with professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01

What you bring

  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd's Register within the relevant field of marine engineering or naval architecture, or
  • relevant qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certified ship officer
  • Security clearance is mandatory.
  • Ability to use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology.
  • Ability to apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems, and services.
  • Ability to act both independently and as part of a team setting priorities and making decisions, taking account of commercial considerations, and navigating through a range of issues to define a clear way forward.

About us

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry's future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

Be a part of

Lloyd's Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd's Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd's Register colleagues and Lloyd's Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place.

Want to apply

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers, and other varied groups.

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.

If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy.

We care, we share, we do the right thing

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.



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