Electrical Designer

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  • Location

    Rosyth, Fife

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £22.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    14 Months

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You will be responsible for the creation of drawings and other design deliverables to specific standards. You will be required to contribute and support the whole project and product design life cycle including design development, installation, technical support and disposal.

The role requires a good understanding of naval engineering and defence related design practices relevant to the Electrical Marine System discipline. Additionally, the you must be able to demonstrate excellent 2D CAD skills and present good written and verbal communications.


Preparation/production of CAD 2D 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

Understanding of Electrical Power Distribution design including volt drop full load current calculations applicable to 440/230/115V power supplies

Creation of associated bill of materials and cable route proposals

Liaise with profession engineering colleagues and various stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews

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 of improvement in quality standards outputs


The post holder is required to hold NC/HNC or equivalent engineering academic qualification in electrical discipline subject

Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience

Utilise Autodesk AutoCAD & MS Office software

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.