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Senior Design Engineer

Ashtead Technology
3.1 out of 5
18 Camiestone Rd, Thainstone, Inverurie AB51


18 Camiestone Rd, Thainstone, Inverurie AB51

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

Full job description

Established in 1985, Ashtead Technology is the leading provider of equipment rental solutions, advanced underwater technologies, and support services to the global energy sector. With over 38 years of proven track record, we offer unrivalled technical know-how, experience, and in-house engineering capability. Recognized as one of the largest independent rental fleets in the industry with over 520 staff globally and over 19,000 assets, we continue to invest in equipment to ensure that we provide the broadest and most technologically advanced equipment available to support our customers globally. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that enables our employees to bring their whole selves to work.

Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join our Mechanical Solutions team. As Senior Design Engineer, you will supervise and support the engineering team and be responsible for the review of all design engineering; ensuring that all engineering deliverable items conform to legislation, regulations, standards, and sound engineering practices, as well as Ashtead internal procedures and ISO 9001/45001/18001 QHSE Management System requirements

This is a full-time, on-site role located in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.

Key Responibilities

  • Producing engineering and maintenance drawings for design, manufacturing, assembly, and testing
  • Design planning and review, including cost and time delivery control
  • Participating in workshop activities such as aiding with and/or overseeing manufacturing, assembly, and testing activities for both new and modified tooling
  • Reviewing drawings prior to approval
  • Leading the preparation and overseeing design and build programmes
  • Leading in the preparation of engineering estimates and control expenditure
  • Creating and delivering operations / maintenance and safety manuals for newly designed equipment – updating existing manuals as necessary
  • Leading research and development projects using an initiative approach and ensuring adequate resources are available
  • Preparing and reviewing calculations & management of design packages
  • Liaising with other departments including tendering, projects, and business development to aid the wider team in securing and successfully executing project scopes
  • Interfacing with the Client’s representative(s) during project planning phase as requested
  • Participating in pre-job and post-job review meetings. Participating in close out and implementation of corrective actions, resulting from NCR’s and customer input
  • Ensuring that all designs are in line with the relevant engineering standards and legislative requirementsand/or customer specific requirements
  • Where inspection is required, inspecting ordered goods to ensure conformity to purchase orders and Ashtead requirements
  • Ensuring all risk assessments are completed prior to commissioning, function testing, pressure testing or operational testing of any newly designed equipment
  • Liaising with QHSE and aiding in the investigations and reporting of failures, NCRs and OFI’s
  • Implementing and maintaining a safety and quality culture in every action and decision made within the engineering design function

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrable experience is required in 3D Modelling & Design (SolidWorks or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable experience producing manufacturing drawings
  • Experience in the O&G or Marine Energies Industries, preferably in IRM and decommissioning, Construction, and Installation
  • Problem-solving and be-spoke solutions capabilities in mechanical tooling systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with FEA (preferred)
  • Experience with PDM (preferred)

Personal Qualities

  • Enjoys working as part of a diverse team
  • Demonstrates leadership; is approachable, organised, collaborative, communicative
  • Is systematic, methodical, exacting & quality driven
  • Delivery focussed mindset when working to tight deadlines

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Inverurie, AB51 5GT (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Inverurie, AB51 5GT: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person