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Specialist Statutory Fire & Safety

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Date: 31-Jul-2019

Location: Rotterdam, NL

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:29030
Location:Rotterdam : KP van der Mandelela (LR_L000223) 
Position Category:Design Appraisal
Department:NL155054 : Marine Plan Appraisal Operations (NL155054)
Position Type:Employee Regular
Education Required:See Job Description
Experience Required:See Job Description
Relocation Provided:



Are you a specialist in the field of Fire & Safety (Systems) with a passion for the Marine industry? Do you want to work in a technical environment where you can use your expertise to share with clients and contribute to safety? Are you looking for a job that offers you to work with a great variety in type of ships? We will offer you a challenging job opportunity and the possibility to develop yourself further.


What do we do?

Lloyd’s Register has been founded 257 years ago and became the world’s first ship classification society. It’s also where Lloyd’s Register first started contributing to the safety of the world’s critical infrastructure, helping ship builders and owners make safer ocean-going vessels.

Today that tradition continues as Lloyds Register, still owned by the Lloyd's Register Foundation, offers deep technical expertise to asset owners- providing quality assurance and certification to everything from cruise ships to the pressure equipment that helps power cities everywhere!

Lloyd’s Register is renowned globally for its technical expertise, indepeandence, and focus on safety. And because of Lloyd’s Register’s long history, it carries approvals and accreditations from industry bodies and governments worldwide, often acting on their behalf to inspect and certify equipment around the world.


The Rotterdam Technical Support Office is a major plan appraisal centre covering the needs of the clients not only locally but also abroad with ships being constructed worldwide. Our activities are characterized by a great diversity in terms of projects and types of ships (Yachts, Tugs, Cargo Ships,  Inland Waterway Ships as well as Dredgers, Pipe-laying ships, Semi-submersibles, SPS ships, Catamarans and Fast patrol crafts, etc).

Our objective is to provide our clients with the best possible service and hence maximise the added value for our clients. The Rotterdam Technical Support Office is active in the fields of Structures, Engineering, Electrical and Control Engineering, Fire & Safety and Stability.


Whatare you going to do?

In this varied role you will be responsible for the design appraisal (and in some cases also consultancy) of Fire Safety Systems to various Statutory Codes, Lloyd’s Register Rules & Regulations and International/National Standards.The work is office based but you will occasionally have the opportunity for local traveling to shipyards and you might be requested to take part in negotiations or meetings with shipyards, flag administration and kick-off meetings with clients. You will work in close cooperation with your other ‘ Fire & Safety’  colleagues.


What do you need?

  • 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).
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of statutory regulations (SOLAS, MARPOL, LSA, FSS Code)
  • The above job description does not preclude the assignment of other duties by the office manager.


Core Competencies

  • Client focused
  • Pragmatic work attitude
  • Able to make decisions while not all is fully clear.
  • Be a team worker.



If you believe that you possess some or all of the above qualifications and you would like to join our team, we would like to hear from you. The positions will be offered on local terms and conditions depending on the details and experience of the candidate.Please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter underlining your motivation to apply for this job. 


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