Senior Engineer - Structural Draughtsperson

Outsource UK Limited
Glasgow, Scotland, G14 0XN
May 10, 2022
May 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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Role Title Senior Engineer - Structural Draughtsperson
Business: Maritime Sub Business area: Naval Ships
Generic Role title: Senior Engineer Job Code:
Job function: Engineering Grade: PG4
Discipline: Naval Architecture Date:
Reports to (Position): Principal Engineer
Position description (high level summary, 2 - 3 statements)
* Create and update ship structural drawings using 2D and 3D drawing tools.
* Develop solutions to detailed structural arrangements working in conjunction with the Stage 1 Structural Engineers.
Organisation chart
No and grades of direct reports: N/A

Organisation chart:
Core Activity
* Produce 2D drawings of structural arrangements and scantlings of ships in accordance with the required drawing standards.
* Develop solutions to detailed structural arrangements of the primary ships structure, working with the Stage 1 Structural Engineers.
* Liaise with the Stage 2 teams to obtain information on the ships structure and outfit to assist in the development of the structural drawings.
* Access the 3D CAD model of the ship as required
* Maintain records of structural drawings and documents and submit documents and drawings through the Windchill approval system
Key Accountabilities (ideally 10 - 12 points)
* Preparation of correct structural drawings
* Peer review of scantling drawings
* Assisting the preparation of technical reports and specifications, as required
Qualifications/Functional Knowledge
* Possesses good knowledge of all aspects within his/her discipline.
* Able to produce detailed structural drawings using recognised 2D and 3D CAD systems.
* Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of ship structural detailed design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct trade-off decisions
* Completed a detailed design apprenticeship in a technology, engineering or science related discipline
* Understanding of LCM
Budget responsibility (£): None

1. Basic Position Details

Position Title: is specific to the line of Business
Business: this is Line of Business who owns the Position
Sub Business Area: relates to the Business stream or Sub-area in which the Position resides, for example a stream within Maritime Services may be Warship Support
Job Function: for example, Engineering or Finance
Discipline: the specialism of the Function where the job resides, e.g, Financial Accounting is a discipline of the Finance function
Reports to: the position title the Position will report into
Generic Role Title: this will contain the Generic role to which the Position maps

2. Position description:

A short statement (max 2-3 points) outlining a high level summary of the purpose of the role, what the role entails and its level of accountability.

3. Organisation chart:
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4. Core activity:
A list of day-to-day key tasks carried out by the Position holder. It is not necessary to list all tasks performed. This section should illustrate the position's level of complexity, for example is the position working within defined processes and procedures or is there a requirement to resolve complex issues (by analysing data or researching more innovative solutions).

5. Key Accountabilities:
A list of key accountabilities which help to illustrate the level at which the position is operating. For example, is the position responsible for own area of work, or is the position accountable for other peoples work. Another example could include being formally accountable for signing off technical work in an Operations or Engineering environment. This section should include the internal and external stakeholders the position engages with and the level of communication and influencing skills required.

6. Qualifications/Functional Knowledge:
The must include any qualification requirement (e.g degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering) and where any professional membership is required (e.g Chartered Engineer requirement). This section should indicate the requirement for any other functional expertise (e.g a Project Manager role may be required to demonstrate both Project Management and Commercial knowledge) and the depth and breadth of this knowledge should be articulated, for example an HR Manager may require general experience across the Function or specific specialist experience in a Reward discipline.

7. Budget responsibilities:
The should be a financial figure wherever possible, and only if appropriate, to help outline the level of responsibility for the role in terms of size of programme. Consideration can be taken of the organisation hierarchy in terms of overall accountability. Monitoring of budget should not be included here.