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Marine & Offshore Surveyor

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Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: Getxo, BI, ES, 48930

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38107
Location:Bilbao : Las Mercedes 31  
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular


Marine & Offshore Surveyor

Bilbao, Spain– (home based)


Are you a Marine 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 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.


Role Summary:

As part of your role, you will assess the design / production / in-service aspects of engineering assets, using procedures, experience and knowledge appropriate for complex / demanding situations. The role may also include managing projects.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Surveyor relevant activities, undertake project management and provide advice for service delivery within own area of experience, adhering to budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • Produce the deliverable to the agreed schedule, budget and quality levels within an appropriate format and take responsibility to review and monitor other employee’s work as requested.
  • Discuss and present the deliverable with the internal / external client and be able to suggest solutions as necessary.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • Pursue continuous professional development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness.
  • Assess or recommend the time and value of the work to be undertaken for an external client and to assist in identifying the most appropriate fee and cost structure.
  • Mentor / coach other employees, as appropriate, to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Contribute to external client management; ensuring service delivery is continually improved through monitoring and acting on client feedback appropriately.
  • Ensure the appropriate authorisations are gained and are kept up to date. This may involve Activity Monitoring.
  • Undertake routine administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.


Key Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Eliminate or minimise employee's exposure to risks by reviewing, regularly, the health and safety risk register, applying appropriate controls, communicating results of risk assessment and ensuring health and safety is considered in the planning and execution of all LR activities.
  • Manage your own and your team's compliance with health and safety rules, instructions, systems and legal requirements, ensuring employees are suitably trained and adequate resources are available to work safely.
  • Monitor and review health and safety performance, observe safety behaviours in the workplace, taking appropriate corrective and preventative action as necessary and suggesting and implementing improvement activities.


Required Qualifications:

  • A degree in Naval Architecture or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship’s Engineer officer.
  • Previous relevant industry experience.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution (I. Eng or equivalent).
  • Working towards or achieving charted or incorporated engineering status.
  • Ability to work in accordance to professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01.
  • Ability to combine generic and specialist engineering knowledge
  • In depth technical business understanding and ability to optimise the application of existing and emerging technology.
  • Ability to apply appropriate theoretical and practical methodolgy towards the analysis of root cause of engineering issues and problem solving.
  • Ability to provide technical and commercial direction operating as a Lead within the responsibilities assigned.
  • Excellent command (written and oral) in English and preferably also local language using relevant professional terminology.
  • European Driving License.
  • Ability and willingness to travel mainly within the area above and on a case by case basis.


Preferred but not required:

  • Previous experience in a classification society and exposure to Marine & Offshore field is highly preferred.


You are someone who:

  • Communicates in a structured way and has ability to present ideas in simple way
  • Has ability to communicate effectively across levels both internally and externally.
  • Has drive for results, solution focused thinking and is keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs.
  • Can self-manage and prioritize tasks towards achieving goals
  • Demonstrates initiative and proactiveness and has flexibility adjusting your approach when necessary.
  • Has good planning and process management skills (scopes the length and difficulty of tasks; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps)
  • Has perseverance in the face of obstacles
  • Displays a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment and ability to work both independently and as part of a team with colleagues in person and around the world.
  • Is customer focused and driven to achieve excellent customer service.


What we offer
We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high-level client interaction. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate.
You will be working in a friendly work environment which is highly productive, collaborative and innovative -- where your voice is heard.


About Lloyd's Register
The Lloyd's Register Group (LR) is an independent risk management organisation 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 is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, 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.
Our expertise and activities cover Marine & offshore Classification and Marine Performance Services.



Are you interested in this job? Apply now via the ‘apply’ button and upload your C.V. and cover letter.

 If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you can contact Kalliopi Christopoulou (Corporate Recruiter – South Europe / #LI-KC1


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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