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Mechanical Designer / Cad Technician

Mechanical Designer / Cad Technician

Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Position – Mechanical Designer / CAD Technician (Siemens NX knowledge)
Type – Contract
Location – Devonport, Plymouth / Remote Working
Hours – Typically 37.5 hours per week
Rate – Circa £45.00 per hour Umbrella Company (DOE)
Duration – 12 Months +
Determination – Inside IR35
Security – UK SC Security Clearance Required
Industry – Nuclear / Engineering / Defence
Start Date – ASAP ?


SC essential.

In order to deliver the MoD’s submarine and warship programmes, a significant programme of infrastructure investment will be required on the Devonport site. A new ‘Major Infrastructure Projects’ (MIP) Business Unit is being established to support this.

One of the key scope elements within MIP is re-establishing a defuel capability for out of service submarines. This work comprises of a number of interrelated projects, one of which is the Submarine Defuel Delivery Project (SDDP). The scope of SDDP comprises of the provision of: a 14 Dock Reactor Access House (RAH), a suite of defueling tools & equipment, a Test & Training Rig (TTR), dockside HVAC and services and a safety justification for the facilities’ use.

The MoD has set a target completion date for the project of 2023 and the SDDP team is endeavouring to realise this challenging aspiration.

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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
The candidate must have;

• 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.

Ray Tully

Account Delivery Team Leader