Electrical and Control Engineer

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Date: 13 Jul 2024

Location: Rotterdam, NL, 3068 AX

Company: Lloyds Register

 Job ID:39531


What we’re looking for 


We are looking for a Technical Support Office (TSO) provides a world-wide, plan approval service to shipbuilders, ship owners and manufacturers. The purpose of this role is to appraisal marine electrical and control design aspects in accordance with the applicable international standards and class rules set, using procedures, experience and knowledge appropriate for the design appraisal of plans for the above-mentioned aspects including new building/conversion/existing vessels, and to provide technical support to designers and operators of ships and other marine platforms.

The successful candidate would be based at the LR Rotterdam Office, Netherlands. Dependant on individual circumstances, consideration may be given to alternative working locations.


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. 


The Role:


  • Working as a member of the Global Electrical & Control Discipline team carrying out design appraisal and consultancy against a range of Class Rules and statutory codes. You will be principally working with marine electrical/automation/electronic aspects for existing or new construction merchant ships but there will be opportunities to be involved with other ship types and offshore projects in line with business needs.
  • Conducting approval of electrical and control equipment and components against various statutory codes and Class Rules. Carrying out Type Approval activity for electrical and control equipment.
  • To build and maintain a good relationship with our clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Providing specialist technical advice to internal and external clients globally at a senior level, which will include designers, shipyards and other LR surveyors and specialists.
  • Contributing to Rule Development Projects and Proposals if required to ensure our Rules remain up to date and in line with the latest industry innovations.
  • Contribute to the bid and win processes for new projects by accurately estimating time requirements and developing scopes of work.
  • Produce the required deliverables within the agreed broad parameters in a defined format and review other employee’s work where requested.
  • Actively seeking to ensure client satisfaction and to generate new opportunities with our clients.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • The above job description does not preclude the assignment of other duties by the Global Electrical & Control Discipline Manager or the line manager.

What you bring


  • The candidate should have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic/Telecommunication Engineering, Marine Engineering or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience working with electrical and control designs and the application of Class Rules to the design and construction of ships. Experience in application of Class Rules to offshore or large naval auxiliaries is advantageous. Candidates with lesser experience can also be considered however at a lower position.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, to prioritise work and meet LR and Clients’ deadlines, and to work effectively under pressure.
  • Proficiency in the English Language (written and oral) commensurate with the work and an ability to write detailed technical reports and design appraisal documents.
  • It is preferable that the individual should have an understanding of the responsibilities of a Classification Society, and the interface between Class Rules and Statutory Regulations.

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.


We care, we share, we do the right thing 


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






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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