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Lloyds Register are positioned at the very heart of the Marine and Offshore sectors. They are an international market leader in classification, compliance and cutting-edge consultancy. Trusted partners to some of the biggest names in the industry, navigating their Customers towards a safer, more sustainable future for more than 250 years.  

There has never been a better time to join LR as they have recently embarked on a journey of rapid transformation and growth following the divestment of their Business Assurance and Inspection Services divisions. 
Faststream are delighted to have been selected to enter into a global talent partnership with LR to support their rapid growth and transformation by delivering talented individuals who are ready to embark upon career defining journeys.

The Technical Investigation Department (TID) provides world-class failure investigation services to global clients by carrying out engineering assessment and evaluation of systems and component failures to help ship owners and operators minimise business downtime. Using core engineering skills to identify and understand the root causes of failure, we provide customised solutions to allow recovery back to operation as part of a rapid response service.

As a Senior Machinery Consultant you will be responsible for carrying out a wide range of technical investigations including machinery failures, shaft alignment of ship propulsion systems, static and dynamic measurement, analysis and prediction.

This is an exciting role in which no two days are the same. You could be working within their state-of-the-art laboratory performing metallurgical testing, flying to a inspect a vessel which has had a propulsion failure or drafting in-depth technical reports. 

It is important to note that this role will include significant travel requirements which are often at short notice ("disturbance allowance" is paid on top of base salary).

  • A degree or equivalent within a relevant field of engineering 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 achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB for data post processing an advantage.
  • Good general knowledge of marine power plant engineering with particular emphasis on static and dynamic analysis of marine propulsion shafting systems; comprising internal combustion engines (mainly diesel, dual fuel and gas), electric motors, shafting, gearing, dampers, couplings, propellers etc.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience to a wide range of technical investigations in the marine and offshore industry providing timely solutions in line with client expectations.
  • In depth experience within technical specialism.
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation techniques for data acquisition would be an advantage.