Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Hull, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a number of structural designer positions (Designer, Senior Designer and Principal Designer) based in in the UK for marine and shipbuilding contracts - remote working is available. It is essential that candidates have experience in either submarine, warship, commercial shipbuilding or other similar related sectors / industries.

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

Designer is responsible for the creation of CAD models and drawings along with other design deliverables to the required standards. They are required to contribute to, as well as, supporting the whole project and design cycle from concept through to construction and installation technical support.

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.

  • Primary responsibilities are the development and delivery of manufacturing and installation outputs information, including 3D structural and compartment models comprising primary, secondary and tertiary (outfitting) steelwork
  • Detailed manufacturing data which may include fabrication and assembly drawings and files required to support CAD / CAM systems
  • Preparation / production of CAD 3D models and drawings in support of all Design Cycle phases (Concept, Basic, Functional, Detail and Production Designs in line with recognized ISO and industry standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements
  • Preparation/production of structural/Outfitting installation and fabrication drawings in line with recognised ISO and industry standards and to the required; time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Liaise with profession engineering colleagues and various stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews
  • Develop innovative design solutions
  • Provide solutions to fabrication, manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Technical Queries
  • Reporting of technical progress and issues to line management
  • Be aware of and ensure that; safety, health and environmental requirements are implemented
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quality standards of outputs


Skills / Qualifications

  • The post holder is required to hold a minimum HNC or an equivalent qualification in discipline subject
  • Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or relevant industry experience
  • Be proficient in the use of one or more parametric / spec driven CAD systems both in a 3D & 2D environment, such as AutoCAD, Microstation, Aveva E3D / PDMS, Hexagon 3D, Solid works, etc. Hexagon S3D is preferred
  • Experience in Design within marine / shipbuilding is essential
  • Experience and knowledge of developing designs for primary, secondary and tertiary (outfitting) steelwork as well as deck steelwork, longitudinal girder profiles, mid-ship sections, sea fastenings and rigging


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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.