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Structural Designer - Lifting and Turning

  • Location: Rosyth, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £20.65 - £27.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Draughtsman
  • Contact: Morson Rosyth
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  • Duration: 5 Months
  • Start Date: 04/10/2021
  • Expiry Date: 29 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 190551CF_1627660881

Main Purpose

The successful Candidate will be part of the team responsible for providing various Engineering Support to Build packages, working alongside Professional and Production Engineering colleagues.

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 2D & 3D CAD skills as well as good written and verbal communications.

Key Result Areas

  • Primary responsibilities will be working in an engineering support to build role with the preparation/production of plans, fabrication/installation drawings and information in line with recognised ISO and industry standards and to the required time, cost and quality requirements.

For example:


Bracing/reinforcement during fabrication.


Assist in producing Lifting & Turning drawings to Engineering specifications.

Transportation - Cometto/SPMT and articulated vehicle swept path analysis for complex loads in low clearance environments.

  • Ability to utilise 3D models to generate deliverables.
  • Liaise with professional engineering colleagues and various stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.
  • Develop innovative design solutions.
  • Perform self-verification of own work.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with shipbuilding/ship repair terminology and practices.
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill

  • Experience working on Naval or Commercial Marine projects (preferably 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 system in both a 3D & 2D environment.

Autodesk experience essential. Experience in Hexagon S3D advantageous.