Constructive Designer

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Marine Design Engineering, Marine Systems Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £22.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rory Forshaw

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    14 Months

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Due to unprecedented growth and ambitious future plans to double turnover within the business unit, they are currently looking for two Constructive Design Engineers to join the expanding Design team at their site in Plymouth. The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the planning and production of drawings and associated documentation in support of Design Projects.

Preparation / production of working drawings Liaise with Project/Production/Contractors/Equipment Suppliers to overcome installation problems and provide support with technical queries
Assist Production/Test Groups with the compilation of Test Forms/Procedures
Develop innovative design solutions in reaction to operational defects or revised customer requirement
Approach equipment suppliers requesting technical specifications, price and lead time
Produce information and consider safety implications of designs in order to satisfy HAZOP requirements
Produce breakouts from Guidance information
Produce and maintain Project Dockets
Update Datum Pack Drawings / AutoCAD Working Drawings

ONC or equivalent engineering academic qualification
Completed a recognised apprenticeship scheme or equivalent
A basic understanding of the Through Life documentation support requirements of the Ministry of Defence.
Experience of a Design environment
Understanding of engineering principles within a constructive field (welding, fabrication, steelwork etc)
An understanding of Risk Management
Have an understanding of Company/Departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements.
IT literate (Microsoft office software)
AutoCAD experience or similar design tools

Desirable Characteristics
Willing to learn and develop new skills and act upon guidance given
Desire to work within time-frames and deadlines
Excellent team player with an ability to develop effective working relationships
Able to prioritise workload with a flexible approach
Proven problem solver