Senior Surveyor

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Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: AU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID: 38653
Location: Adelaide, Australia

Senior Marine Surveyor

Lloyd’s Register

Adelaide, Australia


Use your classification society experience to assess the safety and integrity of clients’ ships and offer sound technical advice on industry standards.


What You Get

  • Work for a Leading Class Society
  • Collaborative working environment
  • World Class Learning and Development Programs
  • 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

As one of our experts you will assess the safety and integrity of our clients’ ships and offer sound technical advice on meeting industry standards. This means you will:

  • Support newbuild and existing ship surveys for both domestic and foreign flag vessels
  • Support existing offshore facilities surveys (class and statutory)
  • Adhere to contractual requirements such as timeline and budget
  • Provide a great customer experience by incorporating customer feedback into our service delivery
  • Stay up to date with your knowledge via continuous professional development
  • Assess risk and work in a safe manner reporting all incidents and safety observations


What you Bring

You will be a trusted advisor with sound technical knowledge and the ability to work without supervision, as well as having:

  • 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
  • Experience as a Classification Society Field Surveyor and/or as a Marine Superintendent (or related) in positions of increasing responsibility. Direct naval experience or experience working with Naval and other government clients an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of the commercial regulatory regime, including Classification Society Rules and Regulations, IMO Conventions and Naval National Standards. Good knowledge of Naval Ship Code an asset
  • Ability to obtain the required security clearances to perform the role with the Australian Navy
  • Proficiency in the English language commensurate with the work


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  

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