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Assistant Technical Specialist

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Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37609
Location:Southampton : Boldrewood Campus, Aberdeen : Kingswells Causeway 
Position Category:Design Appraisal
Position Type:Employee Regular

Assistant Technical Specialist JOB DESCRIPTION 


The Role


As a classification society, Lloyd's Register is an essential link in the overall safety chain of the Maritime industries. We’re regulatory experts, but our work extends far beyond legislation. We help our clients embed safety, sustainability and human factors at every stage in their supply chain and asset lifecycles.  Working with stakeholders to ensure that their vision is met, compliantly.  When done properly, compliance can be a driver for lasting cultural change, reducing risks and costs in the long-term.
To achieve their goals, our clients need to manage risk with confidence. Our classification service sets out to provide that increased confidence by helping identify risks associated with a client's operation through the direct application of our classification Rules and statutory requirements.  Where risks are identified, local surveyors are on the spot to apply their knowledge, experience and skills to provide a range of practical solutions

What You’ll Do:


  • You will support our external clients and key stakeholders to ensure the safety and compliance of their assets, whilst seeking any opportunity to add value to their operation.
  • You will use your engineering expertise and knowledge to resolve complex challenges and problems.
  • You will learn to understand and interpreting national and international rules and regulations applicable for marine assets.
  • You will be part of a team working to understand new technologies within the Maritime Industry, this will involve collaborative working with other industry stakeholders to develop new Classification Rules.
  • Working with our Client Care teams, you will be able to inspire our clients to adopt new innovative approaches tailored to their requirements.
  • With increasing tenure, you will assume more responsibility and ownership for your own projects and work delivery.
  • You will have every opportunity to expand your knowledge through continuous professional development, working in different areas of the Maritime industry.

What You’ll Need:


  • MUST have: Proven ability to communicate complex ideas clearly (written and spoken) in English
  • MUST have: Authorization/permit to Work in the respective country
  • A combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply to existing and emerging technology.
  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation within the relevant field of engineering or physical science or qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship’s officer.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and creative problem-solving skills combined with an entrepreneurial “can-do” mindset
  • Team player mindset with strong interpersonal skills and willingness to travel across the region and internationally

What We Offer:


  • Fast growing, highly motivated team and environment with flat hierarchies striving to deliver excellent customer service to our clients
  • A thorough induction programme followed by an individual development plan that will enable you to learn and develop into a ‘value add’ position
  • An assigned coach and ‘buddy’ to provide you with feedback and support to help you develop in the direction that most interests you and advances your career
  • Clearly defined, transparent career development and learning trajectories
  • Well controlled work-life-balance providing the opportunity to pursue additional learning opportunities or personal priorities
  • Highly competitive compensation package



  • 35h / Week
  • 23 Days Holidays
  • Bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Personal Development 


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