Offshore Fire & Safety Engineer

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Date: 6 Feb 2024

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400093 Chennai, TN, IN, 600032 Kuala Lumpur, MY, 50250

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID: 38722
Location: India (based in Mumbai or Chennai) or Malaysia (based in Kuala Lumpur)

Offshore Fire & Safety Engineer

Lloyd’s Register

Location:  India (based in Mumbai or Chennai) or Malaysia (based in Kuala Lumpur)

What we’re looking for 

Are you an engineer with a passion for the offshore industry? Do you want to work in a technical environment where you can use your expertise to share with clients and contribute to safety?

If so, then working as an Offshore Fire & Safety Engineer for Lloyd’s Register is something for you!

We will offer you a challenging but conducive work environment and the opportunity to develop yourself and realise your ambitions.

We are currently looking for an experienced engineer to play a key role working within the Technical Safety Team, carrying out Design Appraisal and Type Approval of complex offshore fire and safety systems according to a range of statutory codes and rules, international standards etc. The role will include providing pragmatic advice to colleagues and clients and also to mentor less experienced colleagues.


What we offer you

  • Work for Leading Class Society
  • 18 days annual leave
  • Employee In-Patient / Out-Patient Medical Benefits plus dental Benefits
  • 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

The Technical Safety Team within the organisations Global Technical Support Office has a strong specialisation in design review of Fire & Safety Systems for marine and offshore facilities, which are referred to in accordance with Statutory Regulations, Flag State Requirements and Classification Rules and International Standards.

The work the Fire & Safety Team carries-out has helped cement LR’s position as one of the leading classification societies in the maritime industry and key Certification provided for fire protection products on marine and offshore hydrocarbon facilities.

Working with a global team of engineers, field surveyors, and clients to propose innovative solutions to problems, and advise on the time and cost of work involved. Continuous focus on professional development, actively seeking out opportunities to enhance expertise and keep skills fully up to date.


Some Key Outlines of your responsibilities

  • To carry out design appraisal of offshore industry fire and safety arrangements and systems against Codes and Standards and Regulations and Client project requirements, within agreed parameters that includes budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • To Type Approve Cryogenic and Passive Fire Protection products to various international codes and standards in a consistent and timely manner.
  • To provide sound Technical and Regulatory guidance to Clients during the design and construction phase and participate in meetings or workshops where required.
  • To apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services.
  • Conduct occasional site visits at various ship yards, client sites, testing laboratories, or production facilities as required to successfully complete projects.
  • Assisting the business in the bid and win process for new projects by accurately estimating time requirements for a range of projects.


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).
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in a related Fire & Safety Engineering area.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution and working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Possess flexible attitude, effective interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, and can provide technical, commercial, and people communication.
  • Proficiency in English language, exceptional communication skills, alertness and attention to detail, including technical report writing, having the ability to adapt and work to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Classification / Certification / Verification is desirable.
  • Exposure to Consultancy, Concept / FEED / Detailed Design and EPC projects.
  • In depth knowledge of Marine & Offshore Fire Protection Products and Safety Legislation for a variety of ship types and offshore facilities.
  • Broad knowledge of SOLAS, other international regulations (e. g. FTP Code, FSS Code, ISO Standards, UL Standards, NFPA).
  • Exposure in the New Energy/Low Carbon / Energy Transition space such as CCUS, Green Hydrogen, Blue Hydrogen, Offshore Wind, Power to X, Emissions Reduction) would be an advantage.
  • Basic project management techniques are desirable.


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. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing

If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at and we will respond to you as soon as possible.







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