Marine Structural CAD Designer

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  • Sector:

    Defence, Design Engineering

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  • Salary:

    c£22.0/hour Ltd

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months+

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Marine Structural CAD Designer; 9 Months+ Contract; Rosyth; Rate c£22.0/hour Ltd
KEY Skills: Constructive Design, Structural Design, Naval Design, Marine, Warship, AutoCAD, 2D, 3D, ITAR

The Role:
For more than a century, Babcock, a prime defence support provider, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering service. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. 
At the heart of this significant work is our 320-acre Rosyth site, which is home to one of the largest waterside manufacturing and repair facilities in the UK. From here, we offer a world class engineering capacity and capability rarely available in one location.

Our Structural/Constructive Designers are responsible for the creation of drawings and other design deliverables to the specified standards. They are required to contribute and support the whole project and product design lifecycle including design development, installation, technical support and disposal.

Duties will involve:
Preparation/production of CAD 2D/3D drawings and supporting documentation, primarily in support of alternation and additions for HM Naval ships.
All design cycle phases potentially but primarily, detail and production designs in line with recognised ISO and defence standards and adherence to time, cost and quality requirements.
Creation of associated bill of materials.
Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs.
Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting the resolution of technical and production queries.
Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management.

The Candidate: 
Successful candidates would be required to hold HNC or an equivalent engineering academic qualification, or recognised industry experience/apprenticeship.
BPSS/DBS clearance and ITAR clearance.
Additionally, you’ll also possess;
Excellent 2D and 3D AutoCAD skills and knowledge
Knowledge of constructive manufacturing processes applicable to naval ships 
Knowledge of constructive installation processes applicable to naval ships 
Ability to develop and maintain close technical relationships with other engineering disciplines 
Good customer engagement skills.

To discuss this vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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