Constructive Designer

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

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  • Salary:

    Up to £22.00 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Location: Plymouth

Hours: 37 Hours per week; 7.30 Start Mon - Fri

Rate: £22.00/hr ltd

Duration: 12 months

Due to unprecedented growth and ambitious future plans our client are currently looking for a Constructive Designer to join the expanding 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 within the marine / dockyard environment.

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 procedure's 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.

Successful applicants will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.