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Contract Design [Northern] offers attractive financial packages for suitable candidates plus opportunities to participate in exciting, challenging and diverse work environments which collectively seek to develop skills and unlock potential. We welcome applications from people from all engineering disciplines and backgrounds and who possess the expertise and attributes which will further enhance our reputation.

If you believe you have the skills we require, you may apply by post or fax to our Newcastle office, full details are noted on our “Contact Us” page. Alternatively, you can submit your CV by email to enquiries@contractdesign.co.uk

Vacancies

We currently have vacancies available for experienced personnel in all disciplines and grades, a selection of available opportunities follow:

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer

Job REF: HG/EDE

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Job Description:

Member of the Electrical Engineering Team, which provides coordinated delivery of integrated electrical, control & hydraulic system solutions to the marine, subsea, oil & gas and renewables market.


Recent experience (typically 1-3yrs) of a similar role in a bespoke engineering environment

Recent experience (typically 1-3yrs) in designing:

Power distribution systems at both 230V & 400VAC

Machine control and instrumentation

Control panel design

Motor starter or VSD design

Recent experience (typically 1-3yrs) of electrical CAD packages

Recent experience (typically 1-3yrs) working to ISO9001 or equivalent in a project based organisation.

A high level of competence with IT systems and tools

Previous experience within Marine / Offshore environment

Working knowledge of DNV GL & Lloyds rules

Knowledge Eplan Electric P8 2.6 would be advantageous but not essential

Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: huw@contractdesign.co.uk

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Job Title: Construction Design Management (CDM) Coordinator

Job REF: KT/CDM

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Construction Coordinator with a sound knowledge of railway regulations to help us with a infrastructure upgrade project.  We are currently working with our client to modernise and improve various railway facilities including depots, buildings and stations.

The Construction design management coordinator will have previous experience with similar projects within the rail industry and by familiar with the latest HSE regulations.

This is a contract role for 6 months  + and will be located at our clients office in the North East of England and will require site visits.  There may also be a possibility to work from other UK locations remotely.

Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: info@contractdesign.co.uk

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Job Title: Mechanical Draughtsman

Job REF: HG/MEC

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Job Description

We are looking for one or more Mechanical Draughtsmen to support the on-going development of propriety mechanical / structural equipment relating to the marine & renewables sectors. The equipment in question will be subsea ploughs, launch and recovery systems, ROVs, intervention towers and miscellaneous fabricated deck equipment.

 The successful Draughtsman will have the following attributes:
•Technical Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. (HNC, HND or similar)
•Highly proficient using Autocad, Autodesk Inventor, Vault.
•Ability to work with minimal supervision.
•Interpret customer requirements in conjunction with the Design Engineers to produce general arrangement  and assembly drawings.
•Liaise with engineers & customers if required for the clarification of drawings and requirements.
• Produce accurately detailed fabrication drawings to allow the fabrication of a mechanical / structurally sound, bespoke product manufactured from the correctly specified materials.
•Have an understanding of manufacturing technologies, processes, techniques and installation procedures.


Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: huw@contractdesign.co.uk

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Job Title: Mechanical Designer

Job REF: CD/JH/ mech

Location: Devonport

Job Description:

Responsible for the preparation, production and upkeep of Datum Pack drawings and photographs in accordance with Defence Standard (Def Stan) 02-38, Def Stan 02-41 and customer requirements.
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).
Manage, maintain and distribute all updated First Level documentation for internal and external customers.
Update First Level Area diagrams on completion of work packages.
Maintain the SDD for the control of issue states and applicability’s of Submarine Datum Pack drawings.
Maintain the Surface Ship Definition Database (SSDD) for the control of issue states and applicability’s of Surface Ship Datum Pack drawings.
Maintain, manage and distribute the DISSUB packs.
Maintain, manage and distribute the Confidential Datum Pack drawings and system.
Identify and highlight any changes to System Component Publications (SCP) for all classes of submarines through analysing and interpreting A&A’s, SLO’s, Class MOD, Change Requests and any other authority.
Act as a focal point of contact when dealing with any technical queries or requests that are related to drawings or documents associated with submarines that have been raised by industrial partners and internal / external customers.

Academic:
The post holder is required to hold a National Certificate (NC) or equivalent engineering academic qualification with suitable Design Office experience through the lower grades following a 4 year engineering apprenticeship.
Experience
The Post Holder should have the following:
A basic understanding of engineering and design practice's as relevant to individual discipline.
An understanding of ‘As Low As Reasonable Practicable’ (ALARP).
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.
The ability to communicate effectively.
A working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other computer technology.

Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: jobs@contractdesign.co.uk

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 Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Job REF: CD/JH

Location: Leicester

Job Description:

The surface ships systems and equipment business sector is currently seeking an Electrical and Control Engineer to work on defence contracts, producing plant control and IT systems for test rig and material handling applications.
The work will be based in Leicester; however time may also be spent at other offices and those of the customer.
Main activities and responsibilities will include:-
Detailed design and specification of PLC based Electrical and Control Systems.
Production of schematic diagrams and control panel layouts.
Production of specifications and engineering documents.
Generations of specifications at all levels.
Interfacing of control systems.
Liaison at all levels with customers and suppliers.
Successful candidates will be highly motivated and organised, with a structured approach to working, and capable of working in and leading a team environment. Candidates will possess excellent communication skills, enabling effective liaison with other engineering disciplines, and with the client at a high level
Candidates must be familiar with working in a naval, secure environment and fully understand the requirements relating to information and physical security. All candidates must comply with company codes of conduct and business ethics, health & safety and computer usage policies.
Experience of electrical design of control systems for marine and industrial environments.
Good working knowledge of AutoCAD electrical.
HNC or above + 3 years minimum experience .
Good working knowledge and understanding of PLC and safety system architecture and software for plant control.
Understandings of PLC applications for plant control.
Good knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering for medium and low voltage power distribution systems, motor starter panels and PLC Systems.
A good knowledge of on site electrical installation, cabling and safety.
DST Security Clearance Level Required  
SC

Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: jobs@contractdesign.co.uk

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Job Title: Electrical, Control & Instrument Systems Project Engineer

Job REF: CD/JH1555

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne 

Background: Process, power and controls engineering in the pharmaceutical or manufacturing or process sectors - (ideally powders & liquid / pharmaceutical / R&D)

Knowledge:

Skills:

Salary / Package: TBC

Hours: 37.5 per week plus overtime when required

To Apply: Please forward an up to date CV to: huw@contractdesign.co.uk

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Electrical Maintenance Technician

CD/JH1554

Newcastle Upon Tyne

We are currently looking for an Electrical Maintenance technician that has experience working in a manufacturing environment; the ideal candidate will be able to carry fault diagnosis, maintenance and repair as well as providing technical support in a fast paced environment. Knowledge of Allen Bradley systems is essential.

This position is ongoing and expected to be long term

TBC

37.5 per week plus overtime when required

Please forward an up to date CV to: jobs@contractdesign.co.uk

Electrical Project Engineer

CD/HG1556

Newcastle Upon Tyne

The role is based at a large manufacturing site in Newcastle. The ideal candidate will have had experience within a manufacturing, process engineering or R & D environment.

Skills / Experience:
  • Process control systems engineering
  • Electrical distribution systems
  • Power systems
  • PLC awareness
  • Drive systems knowledge
  • Preparing specifications
  • Managing sub-contractors
  • BS7671
  • Project Management

TBC

37.5 per week plus overtime when required

Please forward an up to date CV to: huw@contractdesign.co.uk

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