Electrical Detail Designer

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Detail Designer: Electrical

Purpose of role:

To undertake a defined range of detail design activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements, supplying advice and support to operations and other functions and ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirements.

Technical Skills

Possesses good knowledge of most aspects within Electrical discipline.

Able to perform analysis using recognised draughting and analytical tools and to make sound judgements.

Provide technical support and troubleshooting responses in assigned areas to operational units or other activities.

Industry Knowledge:

2 Years' experience in engineering or a defence or related industry

Understanding of LCM


Typically, HNC/HND qualified, likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline

Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council

Major Tasks and Activities:

Operate within the functionality of the appropriate tools and techniques (e.g. Foran and CE) as directed by his/her supervisor.

Produce and develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out detail design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.

Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a team.

Support the development of best practice to increase the capability, performance of tools and processes

To identify personal training requirements, skills gaps and development requirements in own discipline.

Keep up to date in relevant technical areas, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services (seeking and sharing good practice and knowledge to continuously improve practices), and supply technical support and expertise to others as required.


CAD Models delivering design intent

Data, diagrams and drawings supporting Design and assessment tasks, specific to own discipline.

Design and Change Studies

Technical Reports and Specifications

Functional Skills:

Appreciates and can articulate the value of the engineering lifecycle and the relationship to the Lifecycle Management Process. Appreciates that there are technical reviews to ensure product viability.

Appreciates and can articulate the need to ensure that products are acceptably safe and that product and system safety assessments form part of the design process.

Has had some exposure to regulatory and statutory requirements of the product and understands potential liabilities.

Has an appreciation of the requirement that the environmental impact of our activities is sustainable in the long term.

Appreciates the need for a supportability engineering process to sustain the long-term viability of the business. Understands that supportability goes beyond basic design, maintenance and operability requirements.

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.