Stability, Loadline & Tonnage - Senior Specialist

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Date: 13 Apr 2024

Location: Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39319




Are you a specialist in the field of stability, load line and tonnage with a passion for the maritime industry? Do you like 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? Do you want to be a part of an international renowned maritime classification society? Then working as a TSO Senior Specialist within the stability, load line and tonnage disciplines for Lloyd’s Register is something for you! We will offer you a challenging job opportunity and the possibility to develop yourself and realise your ambitions.


What does the role offer?

In this varied role you will be responsible for the design appraisal (and in some cases also consultancy) of various ship types to various statutory codes, Lloyd’s Register Rules & Regulations and International/National Standards in a consistent and timely manner for both new construction and conversions projects. The work is office based from our office in Southampton, UK, but you will occasionally be required 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.


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 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.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.
  • In-depth knowledge of stability, load line and tonnage regulations.
  • Knowledge and user experience with the NAPA, RHINO and SEASAFE software.

Your duties will include:

  • Preparation of the associated correspondence in accordance with the applicable procedures and liaison with clients.
  • To provide technical advice to internal and external clients.
  • To deal with business queries and build relationships with internal and external clients, as appropriate, to resolve service problems and help build the business.
  • To mentor/coach team members, as appropriate, to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • To liaise with other business areas/offices to ensure consistency in development and delivery of business/commercial services to internal and external clients.
  • To perform Stability, Load Line & Tonnage plan approvals for all aspects of marine vehicles.
  • To perform complex assessments and provide specialist advice for service delivery, research or development work within agreed parameters that include budget constraints and contractual requirements.
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • The above job description does not preclude the assignment of other duties by the SLT Team Lead or the Global SLT Manager.

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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