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Fire and Safety Engineer

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Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77077

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37965

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers 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.


Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. is part of the Lloyds Register Group, a premier independent classification society with global coverage.  We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Offshore Fire and Safety Engineer to join our experienced Technical Support Office in Houston, TX.  On-the-job training, under the guidance of a mentor, will be provided which will allow you to obtain competencies to carry out work independently.


Job Responsibilities:

  • To carry out design appraisal of offshore industry fire and safety arrangements and systems against Codes and Standards and Regulations in respect of grassroots and modifications projects within agreed parameters that includes budget constraints and contractual requirements
  • To provide sound technical and Regulatory guidance to clients during the design and construction phase and participate in meetings or workshops where required. The work may require occasional travel
  • To pursue continuous professional development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness
  • To conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards


Job Requirements:


  • An engineering focused degree from a higher-education institution
  • Minimum of five years relevant Fire and Safety engineering experience, ideally in the offshore industry
  • Knowledge of active and passive fire protection, lifesaving appliances, fire and gas detection and alarm systems, safety communication systems, escape and evacuation and rescue, fire and safety risk assessments, emergency lighting, hazardous areas and gas ingress protection, emergency shutdown systems, as well as associated offshore industry Fire and Safety Codes and Standards and practices such as NFPA, etc.
  • Knowledge of the offshore Regulatory regimes, including the classification process and IMO
  • Knowledge of SOLAS and other international Regulations (e.g. FTP Code, FSS Code, LSA Code,) and statutory Codes as applicable to offshore floating units is an asset


You will have:


  • Experience with offshore industry Fire and Safety Codes and Standards and Regulatory frameworks
  • Membership or working towards obtaining professional designation such as PE or CEng with ability to work in accordance with professional codes of conduct
  • Good technical and commercial management skills and knowledge, e.g. project management
  • To demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and initiative
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English skills.  Second language Spanish would be an asset
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office including 365, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat


Applicants will be required to undergo pre‐employment testing including medical assessment.


About us:

Our purpose at Lloyd’s Register is working together for a safer world and every one of us is committed to maintaining our standards and continuing our success. That means being more sophisticated in our thinking to meet the challenge of setting global safety standards today. Help us stay out in front and your contribution will be felt, valued and rewarded by a global leader.


We care, we share, we do the right thing




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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