MEC Surveyor

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Date: 8 May 2024

Location: Lyon, FR, 69444

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39404
Location:[[Grenoble - Lyon]] 
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular



Marine Equipment & Components (MEC) Surveyor
Lloyds Register 


Location - Lyon, France


Role Purpose:

As part of your role, you will assess the design, manufacture and in-service aspects of engineering assets, against agreed Codes, Standards, specifications, procedures, using experience and knowledge appropriate for routine situations.


What we offer you 


  • Competitive Salary
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programmes. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Be involved in direct surveys of mechanical or electrical parts and components for the use in a maritime or industry environment at manufacturer’s works and periodical or initial inspections of manufacturer’s works.
  • 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.
  • Perform assessments and provide advice for service delivery within agreed parameters that include budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • Produce the deliverable within the agreed parameters in a defined format.
  • Discuss/present the deliverable with the external clients and assess alternative solutions where appropriate.
  • Undertake routine administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • Assess/ recommend the time/value of the work to be undertaken for an external client within an agreed fee/cost structure and issue quotations up to an agreed limit and Lloyd’s Register’s standard terms and conditions (e.g. Commercial Notice).
  • Pursue Continuing Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation and industry standards.
  • Give technical guidance to other employees, as appropriate, and disseminate information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Assist in service delivery improvement by communicating to internal/external client feedback as appropriate.


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 in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 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.
  • Preferably of over 2 years of relevant industry experience in a multinational organization.
  • 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 language using relevant professional terminology, fluency in French language is considered an advantage;
  • European Driving License.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the area 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.
  • Preferably a qualified member of a recognised professional body eg,,,


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.



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. 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


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. 


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