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Layout Designer

Employer
Wood
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Layout Designer to work on a large marine project. This is fully remote working with occasional travel, based in the UK only. PAYE or staff role.

Join a culture of innovation , pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

Main Purpose

Structural Layout Designer will be part of the Shipbuild team responsible for generating and maintaining space loading engineering packs as part of the overall Build Strategy management.
The space loading engineering packages include layouts, footprints, storyboards and swept path assessments and will require working for the Build Strategy lead alongside Professional and Production Engineering colleagues and Planners.
The role requires; a good understanding of engineering and design practices 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.

Key Result Areas

• Primary responsibilities will be working in an engineering support to build the role with the preparation/production of layouts, footprint drawings and information in line with recognised ISO and industry standards and to the required time, cost and quality requirements.
For example:
o Layouts of manufacturing Bays
o Storyboards following movements of significant parts/units/blocks by transport - SPMT
o Swept Path assessment of clearances and flow
o Assist in delivering the Build Strategy - including the assembly sequence and identifying constraints.
o Assist in maturing the schedule through the development of Storyboards.
• Ability to utilise 3D models to generate deliverables.
• Liaise with professional engineering colleagues and various stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews.
• Develop innovative design solutions and identify risks.
• Perform self-verification of own work.
• Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Technical and Production Queries.
• Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management.
• Be aware of and ensure that safety, health and environmental requirements are implemented.
• Familiarity with shipbuilding/ship repair terminology and practices.
• Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs.

Skills / Qualifications

Knowledge, Experience and Skill

• Experience working on Naval or Commercial Marine projects (preferably naval shipbuilding projects/alternatively new build or major conversion packages).
• The post holder is required to hold an NC/HNC or an equivalent qualification in Structural/Outfitting discipline subject.
• Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience.
• Be proficient in the use of one or more parametric/spec driven CAD system in both a 3D & 2D environment.
Autodesk experience essential. Experience in Hexagon S3D advantageous.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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