Senior Design Draughtsman- Aberdeen

  • Permanent
  • Aberdeen

Job now filled, regular requirement, please send CV for future vacancies

Role Purpose

The role of Senior Design Draughtsman is to:

  • To undertake engineering design work and provide technical solutions to design problems in the field of subsea equipment for offshore energy and marine renewables sectors
  • To create new or develop existing 3D models and 2D drawings as required by the Engineering Manager and Design Engineer(s), and manage all within the SolidWorks PDM system, during the execution of engineering projects.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • The creation of 3D models and 2D drawings for new and existing equipment, to the requirement of any project Functional Design Specification or ECN and in accordance with any instruction from Engineering Manager and Design Engineer(s).
  • Management of 2D drawings and 3D models in the company’s PDM system.
  • Input to design reviews, department/technical meetings and discussions.
  • Review and checking of engineering drawings.
  • Interface with other Company staff, clients, vendors and technical service suppliers as required to ensure effective completion of project engineering activities.
  • Providing project engineering support in manufacture of hardware.



  • Discipline: Mechanical Engineering.
  • HND, Degree in Mechanical Engineering.


  • Experience in design for manufacture, ideally of subsea and marine systems.
  • Experience of best manufacturing and fabrication processes.
  • Draughting experience
  • Proficient user of SolidWorks design package c/w PDM Vault

Key competencies

  • Intelligent application of academic subjects to company projects
  • Strong academic skills
  • Self-motivated – ability to interpret what is required and actively undertake tasks with the appropriate level of support and supervision
  • Planning & scheduling – identifying and prioritising key tasks and dependencies
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills – sound level of self-awareness, ability to obtain cooperation and relevant information from colleagues, and a strong focus on communicating in a clear and concise manner
  • Stakeholder liaison – understands the importance of good stakeholder and client relations (both internal and external)
  • Problem solving – ability to think conceptually, creatively and laterally. Apply knowledge of engineering subjects, to contribute to solving real engineering problems.
  • Critical thinking – has the ability to tackle problems using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Integrity & honesty – demonstrates sound moral and ethical principles, acts with professionalism, honesty and integrity.
  • Integrity & honesty – demonstrates sound moral and ethical principles, acts with professionalism, honesty and integrity.

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