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Assistant Surveyor

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:36677
Location:Aberdeen : Kingswells Causeway 
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular


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

Due to an increasing workload we there is an opportunity for an additional Assistant Surveyor who would like a challenging career in an exciting environment to join our Field Survey Group team.


  • To conduct relevant activities as agreed in personal training plan with the aim of increasing knowledge and competency in the execution of survey and other related work.
  • To assist manager in producing deliverables against defined specifications and scope that will include budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To understand all LR services and be able to discuss and present the deliverable with the internal clients initially, and later external clients, and be able to suggest solutions where appropriate.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • To pursue initial Professional Development by developing, maintaining, and documenting both technical and non-technical knowledge to support achieving Ceng status.
  • To appreciate the time and value of the work to be undertaken for an external client by understanding and assisting with survey fee calculations and quotations.
  • To assist in service delivery improvement by communicating internal / external client feedback as appropriate.
  • Undertake routine administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • To produce reports, certificates and documents to an agreed format and within agreed timescales.
  • Understand and develop knowledge for safety critical systems on fixed and floating offshore installations.
  • Understand and develop knowledge towards Survey at equipment manufacturer’s works for both verification and certification requirements.
  • Understand and develop knowledge to conduct audits of Duty Holder’s assurance process to ensure that safety critical systems are being adequately maintained.
  • Control of ‘management of change’ processes for a variety of clients.
  • Understanding and interpreting UK offshore legislation.
  • Understanding the basic principles of risk management and interpreting an offshore installation safety case.
  • Prepare performance standards and written schemes of examination.
  • Provide good control of assigned work, including communicating with clients, financial control and timely and accurate reporting.
  • Take an active role in all work in the area, proactively managing contracts with focus on service delivery, retention and developing client relationships.
  • Actively engage in seeking new opportunities to develop and strengthen Energy's position in this area.
  • Work closely with colleagues from other departments and business streams, encouraging collaboration and supporting business interests.
  • Work in accordance with role profile and behavioural competencies for the band and work with the team to ensure that they achieve their behavioural competencies for their band.
  • To assist in service delivery improvement by communicating internal / external client feedback as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the appropriate authorisations are gained and are kept up to date.
  • Undertake routine administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • Assess the risks and work in a safe manner at all times, robustly implementing health and safety rules, instructions and systems and refuse to undertake work that compromises your safety or health.
  • Report in a timely manner all incidents including near miss and safety observations (NMSO), accidents and injuries and raise any health and safety concerns with your line manager.


Job requirement


  • A degree or equivalent (BEng with MSc or MEng) from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register and the Engineering Council in the relevant field of engineering.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Sufficient knowledge to obtain authorisations to enable survey of electrical and mechanical safety-critical elements.
  • Working knowledge of international codes and standards applicable to the offshore industry
  • Working towards or achieving chartered engineering status.
  • Strategic thinking, recognises how own work contributes to their team.
  • To work in accordance with professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01.
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the work. Technically strong with good communication skills.


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