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Purpose and Role

As a draughtsperson, you will be responsible for the production of CAD models, engineering drawings and associated engineering information as part of a multi-disciplined engineering team in the delivery of one of Aquila’s major projects or workstreams.

Prime Responsibilities and Duties

  • To produce engineering drawings compliant with BS 8888 and other relevant BS/ISO standards.
  • To produce engineering designs ensuring design for manufacture and design for assembly is captured.
  • To support Design Engineers during the detail design phase, ensuring proper application of tolerances, limits and fits etc.
  • To support the checking of engineering drawings across Aquila projects.
  • To capture and convey design intent on manufacturing drawings.
  • To provide feedback and training to other engineers with respect to best practice draughting techniques and methods.
  • Gain insight and knowledge of the Aquila supply chain to ensure manufacturing capabilities are reflected in the detail designs.
  • To support the Engineering Support Supervisor in the application and update of the Aquila Draughting Manual and draughting related procedures.
  • The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required.
  • Assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the Engineering Department.
  • To attend planning and briefing meetings
  • Collaborate with the project team to clarify any technical issues
  • Any other job duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.
  • Understanding of GDPR/data protection legislation procedures and requirements in a highly regulated environment.
  • To support business change, via effective change management processes in the context of Cyclife Aquila Nuclear fast-paced regulatory environment.
  • To be responsible for your own workplace safety. To demonstrate commitment to health and safety; ensure all statutory obligations are met and the safety of staff, clients and visitors are in line with the UK and European standards.