• Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £7.83 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Laura Hudson

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    LJH- Design_1531129252

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:


We are currently looking for a designer for our client based near York.

The designers job purpose is to provide scheme design, drawing and support functions and to be responsible for small projects or sub-sections of larger projects, under instruction from the project engineer and lead draughtsperson.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

* To be responsible for the draughting effort of small projects, or sub-sections of larger projects.
* To instruct and train more subordinate draughting staff.
* Produce documentation and drawings to ISO 9001.
* To provide technical support to the production, logistics and integration departments.
* Offsite support for new build and existing products.
* Assist in the preparation of operating and maintenance manuals.
* Provide customer support.
* To work within the requirements of company procedures and national and international regulations.
* To work within the timescales and budgets set by the company.
* Other activities as directed by the engineering manager.
* To provide detailed, accurate and clear drawings and other documentation in order to enable the manufacture of the company's components.
* Knowledge of drawing systems.
* Tolerancing limits and fits.
* Drawing layout and symbols.
* Assembly methods.
* Manufacturing methods, including machining, forming, welding.
* Basic calculations for weight/displacement and other supporting needs.


* To provide scheme design and drawing on all projects as required, within the timescales set by the company.
* Ensure all designs are suitable for manufacture, assembly and maintenance.
* Prompt replies to production , logistical and technical support questions.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications & Skills:

* HNC, ONC or latest equivalent Electrical/Hydraulic Systems/Mechanical Engineering or related/equivalent subject (lesser qualifications coupled with suitable design experience may be considered in exceptional circumstances).
* Tolerancing limits and fits.
* Drawing layout and symbols.
* Assembly methods.
* Manufacturing methods, including machining, forming, welding.
* Previous experience in a design environment.
* Design of ROV systems.
* Shop floor experience.
* Sound engineering knowledge.
* Attention to detail and effective checking regime.
* Good record keeping.
* Willingness to learn new engineering skills in a professional environment.
* Attentive to ISO 9001 QA systems.
* Flexibility, adaptability and professionalism, with the ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidiscipline team, or on individual projects.
* Safety conscious, attentive to QHS&E policies and regulations.
* Software skills: Proficient in designing with AutoCad and Solid Works, Conversant with Microsoft Office Suite.

QHSE Competencies:

* Maintain behaviour in compliance with Forum HSE requirements.
* Maintain responsibility and accountability through personal commitment and behaviour.
* Report any unsafe or environmentally unsound acts and conditions to their immediate Supervisor such that remedial action can be taken to manage the risk.

For more information on this role, please send a CV