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Structural/Layout Designer

  • Location: Rosyth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Deborah Power
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: 2022-07-28
  • Expiry Date: 27 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1042247
NRL are on the lookout for a Structural/Layout Designer for work in Rosyth, working a 6 month contract.


Primary responsibilities will be working in an engineering support to build 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:
  • Layouts of manufacturing Bays
  • Storyboards following movements of significant parts/units/blocks by transport - SPMT
  • Swept Path assessment of clearances and flow
  • Assist in delivering the Build Strategy – including the assembly sequence and identifying constraints.
  • 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.

Knowledge / Requirements:
  • 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.

About NRL:
NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

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