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Structural Designer

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Structural Designers




One of our main clients has an urgent requirement for a Structural Designer to be based at their facility in Barrow-in-Furness on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large engineering company who are working on industry leading projects across multiple sectors.


My client look to deliver individual project to cater to their customer’s needs using a range of asset and technology based solutions.


As Structural Designer you will be working as part of a team of Designers at varying levels within our submarine Hull & Outfit and Production Engineering departments.

The Structural Designer role consists of 3D modelling (design and integration) of various structural assemblies, consisting of decks, bulkheads and shell plate in the Primary Structures area of Hull & Outfit. Minor structural assemblies are also produced which include various categories of seats, walkways and structural module arrangements. The Production Engineering department specifically, involves the design of various jigs and fixture arrangements to support the build programme.


You will cover the following:

  • Using the CAD tool to produce 3D models of Hull & Outfit systems and equipment integration

  • Producing 2D drawing outputs to a demanding schedule to support the manufacturing and production teams in product build and delivery 

  • Maturing the 3D model and producing 2D drawing outputs 

  • Developing and maintaining working relationships with interfacing teams and team members

  • Working with the client to produce an integrated design that meets their expectations and agreed set of requirements


My client would be keen to speak to candidates with the following expertise:

Essential Skills:

Previous experience within a Structural Designer/ Structural Draughtsperson role

Experience and knowledge of a CAD toolset

Experience of working with various stakeholders


Desirable Skills:

Submarine or shipbuilding product knowledge

Understanding of CAD modelling techniques


My client is offered a competitive salary with an exceptional benefits package, apply now to explore this opportunity.


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