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Mechanical Designer

  • Job reference: 923269
  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Salary: Up to GBP176 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Civil, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 09/01/2019

Mechanical Designer, Rosyth, To £22 per hour, Ltd Company Rate.

Orion Engineering are looking for a Mechanical Designer for a long term contract in Rosyth for possibly 6 months.


About the role:
Designer is responsible for the creation of CAD models and drawings along with other design deliverables to the required standards. They are required to contribute to, as well as, supporting the whole project and product design cycle from concept through to construction and installation technical support.

The role requires; a good understanding of engineering and design practice's 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.

  • Primary deliverable are manufacturing and installation outputs deliverables for seating/foundations but may also include; 3D structural and compartment models, 2D General Arrangement and Layouts, Detailed Assembly drawings, Spatial and Interface management of systems with coordination of associated disciplines, BOMs

  • Preparation/production of CAD 3D models and drawings in support of all Design Cycle phases (Concept, Basic, Functional, Detail and Production Designs in line with recognised ISO standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.

  • Preparation/production of structural/Outfitting installation and fabrication drawings in line with recognised ISO standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.

  • Liaise with profession engineering colleagues and various stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.

  • Develop innovative design solutions.

  • Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Technical and Production Queries

  • Produce and update 'as built' drawings and documentation.

  • Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management.

  • Be aware of and ensure that; safety, health and environmental requirements are implemented.

  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs.

What you will need?

  • The post holder is required to hold an ONC/HNC or an equivalent engineering academic qualification in Mechanical/Piping/Marine Systems discipline subject.

  • Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience.

  • Able fully utilise Autodesk AutoCAD software in 2D/3D and preferably Plant 3D

  • Able to demonstrate experience in the commercial marine build and conversion marketplace (or similar).

What's in it for you?

  • Excellent working location

  • 6 month contract

  • Retention Bonus



This role is commutable from Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy. Glenrothes, Edinburgh, Livingston, Linlithgow, Kincardine, Stirling.

Candidates must be able to undergo and clear security clearence for this role.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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