Whittaker

Offshore + Marine Engineering

TRAINEE DESIGN DRAUGHTSPERSON

TRAINEE DESIGN DRAUGHTSPERSON

 

Responsible to:

 

Engineering Department Team Leader

 

 

Experience and Academic Requirements:

 

    • HNC or higher in Manufacturing or Engineering disciplines.

 

Essential Skills:

    • Experience of using CAD software packages (Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD desirable).
    • Computer literate with experience in using Microsoft Office.
    • Good attention to detail and diligent.
    • Capable of working as part of a team as well as with minimum supervision.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Work as part of a highly skilled design team to create and develop mechanical systems and structural fabrications, predominately for the offshore and marine industries. As a trainee the candidate will initially work under the supervision of senior design draughtspersons and engineers with the aim of progressing to the more autonomous role of design draughtsperson.

 

Design draughtsperson duties will include but not limited to:

 

    • Interpreting client specifications and requirements.
    • Surveying and accurately measuring components/fabrications.
    • Designing and drawing bespoke components and mechanisms.
    • Producing conceptual designs, arrangements and storyboards.
    • Producing mechanical detail drawings, incorporating associated dimensioning and tolerancing techniques.
    • Producing structural fabrication drawings, incorporating associated dimensioning and tolerancing techniques.
    • Producing hydraulic and electrical schematics as well as piping Isometric drawings.
    • Compliance with Drawing Office drawing control procedures.

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