Aviation Design Engineer

Ref: ZR_6308_JOB  ·  Posted on 22 July 2021


Our client’s advanced defence technology protects people and national security and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. They search for new ways to provide their customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop the aviation solution for a vessel from its early stages through to design maturity and in due course be involved in certification, sea trials and customer acceptance.

Key responsibilities
  • Producing layout drawings for Aviation compartments for review by stakeholders and to allow Stage 2 to correctly model these spaces
  • Updating Windchill with mature parts, systems, occurrences and compartment data to ensure it correctly presents the baseline design
  • Writing and updating technical equipment specifications for review and co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure delivery to the agreed specification
  • Co-ordinating with systems engineers and detail designers on the integration of Aviation systems
  • Supporting HAZIDs, Safety Reviews, Design Reviews and Zonal Reviews
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert within the Aviation Integrated Platform Team (AV-IPT) and Aviation Working Groups, discussing progress against the plan and changes/updates to the design
  • Maturing Aviation design documentation in line with the programme’s contractual obligations
Skills & experience
  • Experience of design of aviation or similar facilities on a vessel, including operational, maintenance and stowage spaces
  • Knowledge and experience of taking customer requirements and developing a compliant engineering solution
  • Experience of writing technical specifications for equipment and developing compliant equipment solutions with vendors

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Knowledge of Aviation, Engineering and integration of aviation facilities in to a ship
  • Knowledge and experience of Naval and/or commercial ship Aviation systems
  • Experience with Ship aviation design
  • Experience with CAD software like AutoCAD or FORAN
  • Chartered engineer or working towards
Additional benefits
  • Pension
  • Annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Maternity leave, Paternity, adoption, parental and time off for dependents leave
  • Discount arrangements
  • Car scheme (dependant on the role)
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