• Title
    CAD Designer
    Requisition ID
    2018-30747
    Work Location
    GB-Cheshire-Warrington
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Mechanical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

     

    Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

     

    Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

     

    What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment

     

    Wood Nuclear is recruiting a CAD Designer to join our Engineering Development Department team, working on a variety of technical design and build projects in Birchwood.  The successful candidate will join an established team who supports the wider Nuclear business on a range of design projects from concept design to build and commissioning.

     

    The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of development type work producing cutting edge mechanical equipment and testing rigs underpinning new technology and providing an excellent service to our customers.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Production of computer aided design drawings from concept level through to manufacturing detail, meeting relevant standards and our own expected high engineering standards and specifications
    • Ensuring design deliverables meet required standards of accuracy and quality, that all drawings are appropriately verified and performing verification of colleagues’ drawings 
    • Working as part of a team with multi-disciplinary engineers and scientists – mechanical, electrical/C&I etc.
    • Supporting other related activities across the Nuclear business including liaising with project management and directly with customers.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • HNC/HND in a relevant engineering subject and/ or demonstrable design experience
    • Computer literate, including competent in the use of Excel for calculations
    • Knowledge of the principles of engineering drawing to support manufacturing requirements
    • Experience in designing mechanical components and systems
    • Knowledge of electro-mechanical systems, remote operations in a nuclear environment or mechanical handling preferred
    • Experienced in AutoDesk AutoCAD and AutoDesk Inventor 2D/3D design software
    • Experienced in CATIA design package preferred
    • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate own work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
    • Have a high awareness of personal safety

    What do you get?

    As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:

    For you:

    • A competitive reward package
    • Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
    • Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
    • International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
    • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
    • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

     

    For our communities:

    • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme.  In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  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.

     

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