Mechanical Designer / CAD Engineer

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    Plymouth, Devon

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    £28.00 - £35.00 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Location: Plymouth
Rate: £28.00 - £35.00/hr
Duration: 12 Months

Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth has a significant programme of infrastructure in order to deliver the MoD's submarine and warship programmes.
One of the key projects currently being undertaken is re-establishing a defuel capability for out of service submarines and the MoD has set a target completion date for the project of 2023.
The primary purpose of the Mechanical Designer / CAD Engineer is to assist and support the Lead Design Engineers and Senior Design Engineers in the delivery of project scope. This will include the likes of the following;

  • Update documentation and CAD drawings incorporating changes and checking the outputs are aligned and consistent with the design intent
  • Process and issue documentation and drawings. Maintaining the project registers where applicable and checking that the correct versions are available
  • Prepare work packages for design review and handover
  • Check and maintain lifetime records for technical documentation.
  • Write reports and close out technical queries and data requests.

As a successful Mechanical Designer / CAD Engineer, you will have gained proven experience with;

  • Working knowledge of Siemens NX
  • Experience working in a multi-disciple environment with multiple interfaces.
  • The ability to follow an engineering process and maintain accurate records and document/drawing revision control.
  • A proven track record in completing work packages in a highly regulated environment would be desirable.


  • An HNC and significant Mechanical engineering experience is the minimum requirement.
  • Preferentially, but not mandatory, the candidate will have a degree or equivalent in an engineering related discipline.
  • Preferably Incorporated Engineer Status or capable of meeting the registration requirements of the Engineering Council at Incorporated Engineer Level.

For further information and to discuss further, please contact Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959