Senior Surveyor Valencia/Palma de Mallorca

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Date: 30 Sep 2023

Location: El Puerto de Santa Maria, CA, ES, 11500

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38229
Location:Cadiz : C/Isaac Newton  
Position Category:Classification
Position Type:Employee Regular

Lloyd’s Register

Location: Valencia or Palma, Spain (homebased role)


What we’re looking for 

A Surveyor to carry out inspection missions in new construction of ships or ships in service as part of our marine operations team in Spain. You will be based either in Valencia or Palma de Mallorca but travel within the country (and sometimes abroad) as required. Our customers are interested in our engineering expertise with a solution-based approach to reducing risk, ensuring they can operate efficiently and safely in the harshest of environments. You will be part of a team of passionate specialist, independently visiting client sites.


  What we offer you 

  • 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. 
  • Permament Role - Full-Time
  • A culture that develops its colleagues and promotes from within and many other additional benefits.

 The role 

  • Perform classification and statutory surveys on board existing and new building ships in accordance with Lloyd’s Register Rules & Regulations, statutory instruments and respective codes, as well as surveys of marine materials, equipment and components at manufacturers’ works.
  • Offer extensive advice, and applicable consultancy in areas of modern marine industry.
  • Work with international marine rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for project management involving marine surveys for new construction and shipping services, and marine equipment inspection services.
  • Ensure reporting in accordance with corporate requirements and timescales to achieve targets set for key performance indicators.
  • Discuss/present deliverables with the external client and be able to suggest alterative solutions where appropriate.
  • Assess/recommend time/value of the work to be undertaken for an external client within an agreed fee/cost structure.
  • Assist in service delivery improvement by communicating internal/external client feedback as appropriate.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge, and awareness.
  • Participate in and contribute to specific job training as directed.
  • Provide guidance to other employees, as appropriate, and disseminate information to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Coach new and basic surveyors.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to ensure that job is carried out according to budget and contractual requirements.


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.
  • Working towards or achieving charted or incorporated engineering status.
  • Ability to work in accordance with professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01.
  • Ability to use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology.
  • Ability to apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services.
  • Experience to provide technical and commercial management, e.g. project management, process management.
  • Awareness of the marine business environment, both in supporting existing business as well as reaching out for new opportunities.
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the work.
  • Proficiency in Spanish language is considered an advantage.
  • Authorization to work in the respective country is preferred

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.


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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