Junior Fire & Safety Engineer

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Date: 20 Jun 2024

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39491

Fire & Safety Engineer working within the organisations Global Technical Support Office, with this role specifically based in Aberdeen, United Kingdom (UK).

Are you an engineer with a passion for the marine, offshore and onshore oil and gas and renewables sectors? Do you want to work in a technical environment where you can use your expertise to share with clients and contribute to safety?

If so, then working as a Fire & Safety Engineer for Lloyd’s Register is something for you!

We will offer you a challenging but conducive work environment and the opportunity to develop yourself and realise your ambitions.

We are currently looking for an experienced engineer to play a key role working within the Fire & Safety Team, carrying out Design Appraisal and Type Approval of complex fire and safety systems according to a range of statutory codes and rules, international standards etc. The role will include providing pragmatic advice to colleagues and clients.


What are you going to do?

The Fire & Safety Team within the organisations Global Technical Support Office has a strong specialisation in design review of Fire & Safety Systems for marine, offshore and onshore oil and gas and renewables facilities, which are referred to in accordance with Statutory Regulations, Flag State Requirements and Classification Rules and International Standards.

The work the Fire & Safety Team carries-out has helped cement LR’s position as one of the leading classification societies in the maritime industry and key Certification provided for fire protection products on marine and offshore hydrocarbon facilities.

Working with a global team of engineers, field surveyors, and clients to propose innovative solutions to problems, and advise on the time and cost of work involved. Continuous focus on professional development, actively seeking out opportunities to enhance expertise and keep skills fully up to date.


Reporting to the Team Lead the ‘Key Responsibilities’ are:

  • To carry out design appraisal of marine, offshore and onshore oil and gas and renewables industries fire and safety arrangements and systems against Codes and Standards and Regulations and Client project requirements, within agreed parameters that includes budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To Type Approve Cryogenic and Passive Fire Protection products to various international codes and standards in a consistent and timely manner.
  • To provide sound Technical and Regulatory guidance to Clients during the design and construction phase and participate in meetings or workshops where required.
  • To perform assessments and provide specialist advice for service delivery, research or development work within agreed parameters that includes budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services.
  • To produce the deliverable within the agreed parameters in a defined format.
  • To assess / recommend the time / value of the work to be undertaken for an internal / external client within an agreed fee / cost structure.
  • To discuss / present the deliverable with the internal / external client and be able to suggest alternative solutions where appropriate.
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness.
  • To assist in service delivery improvement by communicating internal / external client feedback as appropriate.
  • To coach other employees, as appropriate, and disseminate information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • Conduct occasional site visits at various ship yards, client sites, testing laboratories, or production facilities as required to successfully complete projects.
  • To make suggestions to improve service delivery effectiveness through changes to processes or work scope such that it leads to a reduction in appraisal effort (where applicable).
  • Assisting the business in the bid and win process for new projects by accurately estimating time requirements for a range of projects.
  • Management and oversight of project schedules, financial tracking, contract risk management procedures and issues plus associated project documentation and supporting compliance with all legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Providing visible, pro-active HS&E leadership, ensuring that all LR Corporate and local HS&E policies and processes are followed, including any necessary client-specific requirements, in particular, ensuring that stated requirements for incident reporting, task risk assessment and safe methods of work are followed.


The successful applicant should have:

  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme).
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in a related Fire & Safety Engineering area.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution and working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Possess flexible attitude, effective interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, and can provide technical, commercial, and people communication.
  • Proficiency in English language, exceptional communication skills, alertness and attention to detail, including technical report writing, having the ability to adapt and work to tight deadlines.
  • Exposure to Consultancy, Concept / FEED / Detailed Design and EPC projects.
  • In depth knowledge of marine, offshore and onshore oil and gas and renewables sectors Fire Protection Products and Safety Legislation for a variety of ship types, onshore and offshore facilities.
  • Experience with Type Approval Certification of fire protection products.
  • Knowledge of SOLAS, other international regulations (e. g. FTP Code, FSS Code, ISO Standards, UL Standards, NFPA).
  • Exposure in the New Energy / Low Carbon / Energy Transition space such as CCUS, Green Hydrogen, Blue Hydrogen, Offshore Wind, Power to X, Emissions Reduction) would be an advantage.
  • Basic project management techniques are desirable.




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. 

Here at Lloyd’s Register, we care, we share and we do the right thing in every situation. It’s ingrained in our culture and everything we do. We are committed, and continually strive, to lead with our values that empower and enable an inclusive environment conducive to your growth, development and engagement. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you have experienced, how you identify, how old you are, where you are from, what your beliefs are or how your brain or body works – the diversity of our colleagues is fundamental to our futures and the changes we can make together. Our inclusive culture allows us to connect together authentically and to be courageous and bold. We don’t just talk about our differences, we celebrate them! 

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 careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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