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Mechanical Design Draughtsperson

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Design & CAD Draughting
  • Date posted: 16/10/2018
  • Job reference: VR/44008
This vacancy has now expired.
An enthusiastic and capable Mechanical Design Draughtsperson is required for this opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and expanding company in order to develop downhole tools for use in the Oil & Gas industry.

This role would suit an experienced Design Draughter and will involve the design and development of new and existing surface and downhole tools. The successful applicant will work primarily within the Mechanical arm of the R&D department to expand and enhance the range of services that the client provides. The role offers the opportunity to work on leading edge technology in the well test and production areas of the Oil & Gas industry.


Principal Duties:
Design of mechanical components and systems;
Stress analysis calculations;
Generate CAD models and drawings (layouts, assemblies, detail, client etc);
Generate engineering documentation (procedures, reports etc.);
Check engineering documents;
Perform test build & prototype testing of new equipment;
Advise on ordering of equipment for new tools and development work;
Participate in design reviews;
Support internal and external customers on technical queries;
Maintain design files & related documentation;
Support operations by working at client sites (onshore and offshore).

The role requires:
HNC or HND qualification in Mechanical Engineering or similar and 2-4 years of downhole tool design and development experience;
Good verbal and written communication skills;
CAD & PDM application skills (Ideally Autodesk Inventor & Vault);
Stress analysis calculation skills;
Use of MS Office applications;
Experience of mechanical components & mechanisms;
Experience with downhole tools in the oil and gas sector.

The following would be advantageous:
MathCAD;
Project coordination.