Structural Designer

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    Nuclear Engineering, Defence

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    James Walker

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    12 months ago

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    Long Term

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Structural Designer - Rosyth - Duration 12 months - Rate c£27/hr umbrella.
Key Words / Skills: Structural Designer, Naval, Marine, Ship Building, 2D, 3D, CAD, Hexagon S3D,  HNC, BPSS, Commercial Marine, Production Outputs.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a number of Structural Designers to work on a long term contract basis at Rosyth.
As a Structural Designer your responsibilities and duties will include:
Role Profile – Structural Designer - Production Outputs

Main Purpose:
Structural Designer (Production Outputs) will be part of the team responsible for the creation of CAD Production Outputs along with other design deliverables to the required standards. They are required to contribute to, as well as, supporting the appropriate areas of the product design cycle including installation technical support.
The role requires a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to the discipline and the holder must be able to demonstrate excellent CAD skills as well as good written and verbal communications.

Key Result Areas:

Primary responsibilities will be preparing & producing 2D structural marine drawing deliverables (primary/secondary/outfit) to required standards & within budget/schedule (create drawings, bill of materials, incorporating change, up-revision of drawings).
Ability to utilise 3D models to generate 2D Production Output deliverables.
Ability to utilise 3D models to generate additional deliverables (BoM/CADCAM data).
Utilising appropriate technical standards and regulations to support development within the appropriate area of the Design Lifecycle (specifically PO’s).
Perform self-verification of own work.
Ability to identify errors and omissions that conflict with require specifications within source model and deliverables.
Familiarity with shipbuilding/ship repair terminology and practices.
Liaise with colleagues and various stakeholders during appropriate design phases to ensure coordination and functionality of design.
Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Technical and Production Queries.
Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management.
Be aware of and ensure that safety, health and environmental requirements are implemented.
Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill:
Experience working on Naval or Commercial Marine shipbuilding projects (Preferably UK naval shipbuilding projects/alternatively new build or major conversion packages).
The post holder is required to hold an NC/HNC or an equivalent qualification in Structural/Outfitting discipline subject.
Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience.
Be proficient in the use of one or more parametric/spec driven CAD systems in a 2D environment, but a minimum awareness of working within a 3D model.
Preference to be with Hexagon S3D.

You will be an experienced Structural Designer.
Naval / Marine / Ship Building advantageous.
Good communication skills, both written and oral.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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