Senior Surveyor

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Date: 4 Sep 2023

Location: Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY

Company: Lloyds Register


Senior Surveyor


Lloyd’s Register


Location: - Portsmouth, United Kingdom

What we’re looking for


Some to be a  part of our Southampton office but supported by our Naval Centre of Expertise – an established world-leading naval classification. You will be a key part of a small team delivering classification services to the MOD primarily at Portsmouth Naval Base on capital platforms including Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers, T45 destroyers, Future T26 Frigates, as well as other auxiliary and ancillary support ships.


This position requires a security clearance, and therefore, candidates must be eligible and willing to undergo the necessary background investigation and obtain the required level of security clearance. For the security clearance, a candidate must or must have lived in the UK for a certain amount of time. 


 What we offer you 


  • Flexible work schedules with an appreciation for work-life balance.
  • A full-time regular position
  • Working for an internationally diverse and inclusive company.
  • 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 


  • Support the Lead Surveyor by anticipating, leading, and advising on key technical/mechanical challenges experienced with the delivery of Naval Classification on complex ships.
  • Use your expertise to lead all electro-mechanical and propulsion systems activities for the delivery of Naval Classification.
  • Cultivate good working relationships between LR and key client stakeholders involved in delivering Naval Classification and relevant Statutory Codes.


What you bring 


  • A Degree / Foundation Degree / HNC with relevant professional qualifying examinations (Class 1 / MCQ) and sea-going experience.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution at the Chartered Engineer level or Incorporated Engineer working towards Chartered Engineer.
  • Eligible to pass UK security clearance.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, Naval classification is more than applying a set of rules.
  • A proven all-around communicator.
  • Enthusiastic about working collaboratively, and sharing knowledge and experience with others.
  • Be a self-starter.  We are continuously developing how we do things to support our customer`s goals and will look to you to contribute your ideas to help shape new ways of working.
  • Be safe in what you do, living and promoting Lloyd`s Register's safety culture.


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 by 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 get in touch with 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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