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Senior Technical Investigation Specialist (US or Canada) in Houston, TX, US, United States

  Job ID:30164
Location:Houston : 1330 Enclave Parkway (LR_L000269)
Position Category:Engineering
Department:US910400 : East Coast Marine (US910400)
Position Type:Employee Regular
EducationRequired:See Job Description
Experience Required:See Job Description
 

Machinery Failure Investigator   About Us:  Lloyds Register (LR) started in 1760 as a marine classification society. Today, were one of the worlds leading providers of engineering and technology-centric professional services improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide. LR is a leading independent provider of accredited certification services across a broad spectrum of standards and schemes as well as customized assurance programs. We deliver our services to companies operating in all the major sectors worldwide.   Lloyd's Register Marine & Offshore 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 industrys 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.   Location: Flexible with focus on Chicago, New York or Toronto   About this role: Primary responsibility of this unique role is to carry out a wide range of technical investigations including machinery failures, static and dynamic measurement, analysis and prediction. In addition, you will assess complex problems for internal / external clients where the parameters are not well defined and to determine solutions where previous experience does not provide any precedent. The role will include working across a global delivery and sales teams to identify client challenges and to deliver solutions and insights to address them.   Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake forensic investigations following marine machinery failures including damages, vibrations, breakdowns, etc.
  • Collaborate across the Americas to directly understand client challenges and to provide solutions to same as a doer-seller including coordinating additional technical resources as required.
  • To produce the deliverable within the agreed broad parameters in an appropriate format and take responsibility to review other employees work as requested. Technical domain to include vibration, and machinery failures.
  • To discuss / present the deliverable with the internal / external client at a senior level and be able to suggest alternative solutions where appropriate.
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.
  • Produce proposals and define required work to satisfy clients expectations. Ensure consistency of proposals to clients according to established procedures.
  • Be pro-active in sharing knowledge with the team and advising colleagues based on reviews and own experience; build an internal network of contacts in order to gain knowledge from senior personnel within Lloyds Register.
  • To undertake project management where applicable including monitoring project progress and spend against budget and contract requirements.

  You will have:

  • 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 would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of noise and vibration measurement and assessment would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with software tools such as Matlab an advantage
  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work

  Key Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Manage your own and your team's compliance with health and safety rules, instructions, systems and legal requirements, ensuring employees are suitably trained and adequate resources are available to work safely.

  Our purpose Working together for a safer world lies at the heart of why we exist and what we strive to achieve   Our shareholder Lloyds Register Foundation has, at its heart, a mission to enhance the safety of life and property through its strategic themes of: supporting excellent scientific research; accelerating the application of research; promoting safety and public understanding of risk; and promoting advancement of skills and education. Successfully and effectively meeting our clients needs generates the capital to reinforce this mission. We offer a full benefits package, including company-paid Health insurance for employee,  vacation/sick time/paid holidays, and a unique corporate culture where doing the right thing is highly valued.

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