Mechanical Designer

Job Title: Mechanical Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, England
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent packages
Start Date: 2020-01-06
Reference: 34117
Contact Name: Dawn Aindow
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2019 15:32

Job Description

Our clients controls, topside and hardware team based in Reading , are looking for a talented/experienced Mechanical Designer to strengthen the team and support thier ambitious growth plans within the Oil, Gas and Subsea markets.

  • Demonstrable relevant design experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry
  • Will have working knowledge of offshore working techniques and ideally will have had exposure to the offshore working environment
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within Topside & Subsea Controls Systems covering Hydraulic and Electrical Power Distribution and Supply, Instrumentation and Flow measurement, material selection, and welding practices
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to carry out all elements of mechanical design within a Xmas Tree & Wellhead Subsea System with the inclusion of operating/running tools, material selection, and welding practices
  • The Designer is capable of identifying and implementing technical solutions to suit Aker Subsea needs
  • Ensure that all drawing related documentation is as per the related company and industry standards
  • Ensure that all engineering designs are suitable for manufacture and assembly
  • Additionally, when workload demands, the job holder may be assigned other duties as defined by the Supervisor


  • HNC/HND with relevant industry experience
  • Must have a proven involvement with multi-disciplined Projects, and be familiar with equipment and activities throughout all levels of business
  • Has an understanding of Electrical & Hydraulic Schematics
  • Must be SolidWorks certified (CSWA)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint