Marine Surveyor

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Date: 14 Feb 2024

Location: Webster, TX, US, 77598

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID: 39147

Location: Houston Port
Position Category: Marine Surveyor
Position Type: Empolyee Regular



What we're looking for

We are recruiting for an experienced marine surveyor with previous experience working directly with marine Classification Society or Flag to join our dynamic team here in Houston which is home to excellent school districts, fine arts and the world-class health care at Texas Medical Center. We are looking for team players who like to perform Class and Statutory periodical surveys. This work involves all vessel types sailing and includes some of the offshore oil and gas exploring or processing vessels as well. Our market share is growing, and this is an excellent opportunity to join us for a rewarding career.


This position would be suitable for a candidate with a degree in naval architecture, marine engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent tertiary education acceptable to LR. The candidate must have demonstrable experience in carrying out classification and statutory surveys either on behalf of LR or other IACS Society, preferably for both existing ships and new construction. In addition to having excellent communication skills, the candidate will demonstrate strong knowledge of the rules of major international classification societies, especially Lloyd’s Register.


What we offer you 

  • Benefits eligible day-one of employment
  • Hybrid and flexible work schedules with appreciation for work-life balance
  • Additional vacation purchase option
  • Pet insurance
  • 401K – company contributes fixed 3% and matches employee contributions up to 3% (100% vested on day-one of employment)
  • Culture that develops its colleagues and promotes from within and many other additional benefits
  • 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 programs


The role

  • You will conduct and manage relevant activities, providing advice and alternative solutions for service delivery within areas of experience, adhering to budget constraints and contractual requirements within defined Marine and Offshore KPI’s.
  • Meanwhile, you will pursue continuous professional development to remain fully knowledgeable about the technical considerations that are pertinent to clients, and merge that with a deep understanding of classification society rules, offshore regulations and relevant international standards.


What you bring

  • Experience working as a marine and offshore surveyor
  • Significant technical competence /experience for existing ship hull, machinery and electro-technical, statutory, passenger vessels, tankers, bulk carriers and cargo ships
  • Fluency in English language (verbal and written) is preferred
  • Competence/experience in Marine Management System audits would be essential to be successful in this role
  • The ability to travel throughout the region
  • A degree or equivalent within a relevant field of engineering study
  • Thorough understanding of the local marine and offshore environment
  • Organizational and planning skills, ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Intermediate or advanced experience using MS Office suite of products: Word, Excel, Outlook.


Who we are

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers 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, carers, 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 Sharon Chan at





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