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Senior Surveyor

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Date: 25-Jan-2019

Location: Barrow, GB

Company: Lloyds Register



At Lloyd’s Register, we believe that life matters. As one of the world’s leading classification societies, we’re an organisation that’s driven by principles. Our world-class expertise and uncompromising commitment to safety means everyone who works here does something that matters - every single day.


If you share our passion for doing the right thing for both our clients and the environment, join us to be part of a global organisation that's proud of its 255-year history, while investing more in its future than ever before.


As a global organisation we are able to offer career development opportunities all around the world and as a result of our continued success we are now seeking a Senior Structural Surveyor to work within our UK based Marine & Offshore Surveying team, located in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria.


Job Overview:

With the ongoing manufacture of the new Submarines at BAE systems in Barrow in Furness, LR needs to boost the existing team in providing independence oversight of the submarine building activities and assurance of the supply chain. The role represents an opportunity to become involved in and gain experience of high integrity and technically challenging marine construction activities which are unique.

We are looking for candidates with a good level of large scale new construction and system installation experience who can help us support BAE, but also someone who is also willing to develop new knowledge and skills. We have an ambition to develop the submarines business in the UK and worldwide this represents an opportunity to join a growth part of the business.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out survey activities in accordance with the Standards, procedures and contractual requirements in line with certificate of authorisation.
  • Implement the BAE Safety Strategy on site and at subcontractors in the designated area
  • Undertake patrol and audit activities of steel construction and mechanical installation
  • Provide technical resource and support to the Project Manager
  • Deal with local technical enquiries
  • Implement project systems and processes
  • Ensure that information and knowledge is shared with the Project Team members
  • Provide information for internal monthly reporting, progress and issues for the project
  • Carry out other specific duties required by the Project Manager
  • Anticipate and Identify key technical challenges for the Project in specialist area and advise PM
  • Identify key personnel within local BAE team and build relationships between them and LR


Job Requirements:

  • Experience of new construction hull surveys in the main, as well as machinery surveys
  • Experience of equipment and component certification
  • Knowledge of national standards and codes, MED, PED, BSEN
  • Knowledge of Naval & Classification rules
  • Knowledge of Submarines Desirable
  • Understanding of requirements for equipment certification and experience
  • of survey work in the supply chain.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive approach and able to work independently
  • UK National (sole) for security


About Lloyd’s Register


The Lloyd’s Register Group (LR) is an independent risk management organisation and maritime classification society that helps to improve our clients’ quality, safety, environmental and business performance throughout the world. This is mirrored in our mission statement “working together for a safer world”.


LR offers global engineering, technical and business services, and is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering for the benefit of the community at large.


You will have the opportunity to learn from the best, working with in-house experts and benefiting from the world-class facilities and qualifications offered by our University partners. The perfect environment for you to connect, nurture and thrive in your career and all with the beautiful Lake District on your doorstep providing the perfect backdrop for your work-life balance.


LR offers an excellent benefits package including an award winning contributory pension scheme, medical care, 25 days annual leave, flexitime, free lunch facility and a competitive salary.


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