CONTRACT DESIGN ENGINEER - AutoCAD

Job Description

The business has supplied sophisticated technology to the petrochemical industry, power plants, marine, nuclear and other plants for over 30 years, providing multi-million-dollar projects and services.

In addition, they provide extensive subcontract engineering projects and services to major industry players.

This Contract Design Engineer's role is oiutside of IR35

Design Engineer's Role

For a minimum of three months, (with a good chance of this being extended) the client requires the services of an experienced AutoCAD Design Engineer, primarily 3D design.

  • You will be a skilled AutoCAD Design Engineer, with 3D proficiency
  • The incumbent will be responsible for Electro-Mechanical design and packaging
  • Drawing from board sketches
  • Once the design is finished, you will need to create formal drawings, mainly 3D modelling
  • Parametric design
  • Design for manufacture
  • Design for assembly
  • Candidates with their own seat may be considered
  • Start available within two weeks

Hours and Rate

  • Rate negotiable dependant on experience, £20.00 - £30.00 per hour
  • 37 hours per week
  • 8am – 4:30pm, 1pm finish on Fridays

This Design Engineer's role is Commutable From: Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

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Technical Support Technician Salary Package:

  • £24,000 - £25,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • 26 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays
  • Flexible Working including Remote Working 

The role will be CAD centric with the ability to detail drawings for specific project installations, carry out and configure size and area dimensions and get directly involve in collating relevant information and test solutions documentation.

  • Producing Sales Quotes for customers from information provided by the internal Estimating and Technical Sales teams.
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The company are currently involved with a wide range of international projects, that require concept design through to final build release for their customers, and current new business demands have given the company confidence to grow and invest in a stronger R&D Team to meet this growth.

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  • £24,000 - £26,000
  • 32 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Pension 
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Project Ownership

  • The role of a Junior Design Engineer is to be part of a small team of 4 Designers and will be quickly trained and supported to manage complete turnkey projects within a short period of time. 
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  • Good exposure of Fabrications, Enclosures, Fittings and Fixture Design 
  • Strong Communication skills 
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Person Specification

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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994