Structural Designer

Rosyth, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Structural Designer x8
£30,162 - £35,784 dependent on experience

About the role

Babcock Energy and Marine Division employees highly skilled people and are the UK's leading naval support business. Our experience draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities.

The Division is expanding rapidly with complex, high-profile defence projects including Type 31 Frigate Design & Build Programme and the Successor Programme as well as ongoing additional framework agreements, infrastructure projects, export markets and research & development projects. Therefore, we are seeking individuals who would like to join us at Rosyth to support the structural design objectives initiatives across these critical projects.

As a Structural Designer, you will prepare and produce drawings throughout the design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required; time, cost and quality requirements. You will liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews. In addition, develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of production and technical queries.

Additional Responsibilities:

Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update 'as built' /datum pack documentation.
Interface with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications.
Assist senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures.
Fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for single discipline low risk projects.This will be a fantastic opportunity to join a team of like-minded Designers and support our high profile projects. As well as working for the UK's leading naval support business, we will provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company.

What do I need to do the role?

The role requires a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to a design discipline including appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communications skills, and an understanding of Risk Management. We would like you to have experience generating a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems or detail for assemblies, components or systems. Also, the ability to apply knowledge to develop design solutions to a wide range of common or complex design situations & problems under limited technical supervision.

You will hold an Engineering ONC/ HND or equivalent experience. It would be beneficial if you have experience working on UK naval marine shipbuilding projects and building health and safety into design tasks.

What else do I need to know?

You will work 37 hours per week Mon-Fri with flexible working and must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training. We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you have completed this you will be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please check our careers website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more
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