Piping Designer

Glasgow | Defence, Marine

Position description
Applies a depth of specialist design knowledge in mechanical aspects of Marine Systems in order to resolve complex specialist design problems and issues.

Understands business processes and the business environment and organises and co-ordinates engineering activity, ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst maintaining quality and cost.

Will assist with the development of marine systems, providing design input to the subcontractor and assurance that the architecture and detailed design are fit for purpose, ensuring technical viability and safe operation of all marine and auxiliary systems.

Core Activity

  • Creation of Schematics, Technical Specifications, Design Calculations and General Management of Auxiliary Fluid Systems.
  • Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.
  • Carry out relatively technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.
  • Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.
  • Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids.
  • Assist the team through the L&D and performance management process, identifying training and development requirements and skill gaps.
  • Carry out technical investigations, and assess/provide recommendations regarding consequences.
  • By understanding the transversal factors that marine systems have on complex warship design, such as underwater radiated noise, shock, survivability, operability, reliability, availability, human factors, and design for support; influence the overall design solution.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform appropriate engineering planning and manage all technical outputs allocated to systems within their responsibility to progress the tasks identified in the program plan and that they are delivered within agreed requirements for cost, quality, time and schedule.
  • Ensure that the quality of outputs in the area of responsibility is to the required level, whilst providing technical oversight of deliverables.
  • Provide specialist technical input to key areas of the design to ensure the suitability of solutions adopted and that all technical risks and opportunities are captured.
  • Check all information, as defined in the Quality Plan, contract specification and regulatory issues (e.g. Lloyd Rules, Def Stan etc., Naval Authority, use of ANEP 77)
  • Provide Progress Reports for allocated work packages, ensuring that the agreed scope is delivered within budget.
  • Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.

Qualifications/Functional Knowledge

  • Degree qualified in a Marine Engineering related discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards it, as a minimum should be Incorporated Engineer and Member of an appropriate Institute.
  • Experience in Mechanical Systems for marine applications.
  • Experience in the design, build, integration, support and operation of Naval ships.
  • Knowledge and experience of shipbuilding, Operations processes and modern build strategies.
  • Knowledge of processes and tools used in Marine Engineering
  • Awareness of Life Cycle Management reviews of bids and programmes.
  • Awareness of external market and similar industry advancements and developments
  • Understands how marine engineering integrates into other technologies and products.
  • Commercial Awareness.
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