Mechanical Designer

£22 per hour
13 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Grace Aitken-McMullan
Contract Type
Full Time

* Responsible for resolving problems / queries through analysing and interpreting technical information that are supplied by internal and external customers.
* Contribute, using appropriate standards, sound technical experience and knowledge, to the selection of best methodologies for the resolution/completion of tasks allocated by SSMG/Ministry of Defence (MoD).
* To assess and verify design proposal drawings and Datum Pack drawings which results in on-site / boat validation in order to resolve technical queries.
* Conduct on-site and off-site visits in support of the production of design drawings.
* To carry out the upkeep and maintenance of the Submarine Ship Fit equipment database in Submarine Definition Database (SDD) via technical drawings and on-board validation.
* Supply of technical information leading to the production of Guidance Information, working drawings and Datum Pack drawings.
* Responsible for liaising with internal and external customers, Project and Production in order to provide support, and where applicable, complete contractual agreements.
* Have a sound knowledge of drawing section practices, Quality Assurance practices and governance procedures in order to provide assistance in a proficient and timely manner.
* Manage, control and maintain the Quality Assurance live files for all classes of submarines. Provide technical drawing assistance to the design groups as and when required.
* Provide a professional response to all stakeholders via verbal, written, design and presentation methods of communication.
* Upkeep and control of First Level master documents ensuring archive copies are maintained.
* Responsible for the allocation of Fittings, Pipes and Bulkhead Penetration numbers for A, T and V Class submarines and electrical cable and equipment numbers for A Class submarines.
* Liaise with BAES Submarine Design Services for the allocation of Astute Class Fitting numbers.
* Responsible for the capture of all First Level changes consequent upon the analysing / interpreting technical information and design drawings for all classes of submarine for supply to and approval by DESMIS-A-WS6NNPPI (WS6).


* A basic understanding of engineering and design practice's as relevant to individual discipline.
* A working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other computer technology.
* Have an understanding of Company/Departmental procedure's relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements.
* A basic understanding of the ‘Through Life’ documentation support requirements of the Royal Navy.

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