Mechanical Senior Surveyor - New Building

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Date: 12 Apr 2024

Location: AU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39371



What we’re looking for 

Join our new team to drive our expanding defense-related new building projects. In this newly created position, you'll evaluate production aspects of engineering assets, applying specialized procedures, experience, and knowledge tailored to complex and demanding scenarios. Your responsibilities may extend to overseeing discrete work scopes within projects, ensuring their seamless execution. This role presents a unique opportunity to contribute to critical defense initiatives, leveraging your expertise to support our continued growth and success in the field. If you're ready to take on the challenge of shaping the future of defense infrastructure, this role offers an exciting platform to make a meaningful impact. Join us and be part of a forward-thinking team dedicated to excellence in defense project management.


What You Get

  • Work for Leading Class Society
  • World Class Learning and Development Programs
  • 20 days annual leave + public holidays
  • A strong values-led organisation that works to make the world a safer place
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation 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 


The Role

  • To conduct relevant activities, undertake project management and provide advice for service delivery within own area of experience, adhering to budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To 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.
  • To 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.
  • To 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.
  • To mentor / coach other employees, as appropriate, to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • To 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.

What you Bring

  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme) or Qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship’s officer
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution (I. Eng or equivalent)
  • Working towards or achieving charted or incorporated engineering status
  • To work in accordance with professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01
  • To use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimise the application of existing and emerging technology
  • To be able to apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of engineering problems
  • To provide technical and commercial leadership within the responsibilities assigned.
  • Ability to obtain the required security clearances
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the work

About Us

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance & consultancy services to the marine & offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct & operate their assets to the highest levels of safety & performance. We are shaping the industry’s future by developing novel & innovative technology for the next generation of assets while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.

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, carers, and other varied groups.

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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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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