Machinery Surveyor (Frigate Project)

Apply now »

Date: 10 Sep 2023

Location: Glasgow, GB, G3 8JU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37882
Location:Glasgow : Suite 1C Sky Park  
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular


Machinery Surveyor (Frigate Project)

Rosyth, Glasgow


Are you a marine engineer or naval architect with a passion for the maritime industry?

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 Machinery 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 a  Machinery Surveyor, you wil be a member of our knowledgeable team in Glasgow and will have the chance to use your surveying skills on a high-profile, long-term maritime construction project – one that is projected to last more than a decade. You will collaborate with shipyards to deliver a series of Frigates that are safe, capable and attractive to navies around the world – steel fabrication has already begun and the launch of the first ship is expected later this year.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Apply the in depth knowledge of marine structures, mechanical and electrical control 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 in build supervision and the in-service activities on naval ships around the world.
  • Utilise previous Surveying 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 and disseminate this knowledge to the wider team.
  • Lead on all electro-technical activities of the build, ensuring construction adheres to the LR Naval Ship Rules, the ANEP77 Edition F Naval Ship Code as well as other contractual requirements.
  • Drive and implement a safety strategy, 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 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.


Key Health & Safety Responsibilities:


  • 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of marine engineering or naval architecture.
  • Previous relevant Marine New Construction and Commissioning experience and exposure to collaborating with Shipyards advising on issues.
  • 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 seting priorities and making decisions, taking account of commercial considerations and navigating through a range of issues to define a clear way forward.


Preferred but not Required:

  • Previous onboard experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the defence sector would be considered an advantage.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Working towards or achieving charted or incorporated engineering status.


You are someone who:


  • Is able to self-manage and prioritize tasks towards achieving goals
  • Has market understanding and knowledge in marine & offshore supply chain and has ability to contribute in order to contribute to technical discussions with clients and LR stakeholders.
  • Has knowledge and ability to assess complex and sometimes ambiguous issues, identify and implement suitable solutions.
  • Communicates in a structured way and has ability to present technical ideas in simple way
  • Has ability to communicate effectively with persuasion across levels both internally and externally.
  • Enjoys building relationships and has ability to pro-actively develop a network of key relationships internally and externally.
  • Has perseverance in the face of obstacles
  • Has a drive for results, solution focused thinking and is keen to take accountability and ownership for delivering customer needs.
  • 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.
  • Excellent professional people skills to lead, motivate, coach team members to improve team and organizational performance across the area of business.


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.


Copyright © Lloyd's Register 2022. All rights reserved. Terms of usePrivacy policy.

The Lloyd's Register Group comprises charities and non-charitable companies, with the latter supporting the charities in their main goal of enhancing the safety of life and property, at sea, on land and in the air - for the benefit of the public and the environment. (Group entities).    

Job Segment: Construction Line Supervisor, Surveyor, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Research