The Mechanical CAD Designer is responsible for preparing and maintaining engineering or sustaining project design layouts, production drawings and other related documentation per ISO/ANSI and SLB standards, considering methods of manufacture, tolerance, geometric control and their effect on related parts or assemblies
Closing date: 01 Mar 2024
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
09 Sep 2024
02 Oct 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- Prepare original designs of varying complexity (mechanical and electro-mechanical) using the approved 3D CAD system
- Preparation of part and assembly drawings in accordance with relevant standards employing suitable tolerance and geometric control as required
- Preparation of BOM#
- Understand ISO and possibly ANSI standards relating to drafting standards
- Work in accordance SLB standards and procedures including drafting, material/coating selection, management of revisions etc.
- Understand manufacturing processes and techniques and how they impact on the cost/lead time of a part
- Working in a multi-disciplinary team, generally requiring close collaboration with the Mechanical Engineers
- Prepare tolerance stack-up calculations
- Design and development of assembly related tooling, test rigs, fixtures etc.
- Hands on “assembly/dis-assembly” of prototype tools, rigs, fixtures etc.
The training you will be getting
Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard:
Qualification: Technical Support -
- Level 2 competence qualification
- Level 3 competence qualification
- Level 3 knowledge qualification
On and off the job training and location to be confirmed.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- HNC in Mechanical Engineering
- Career progression plan for MCAD. Trainer Designer to Master Designer (5 levels)
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential
About the employer
SCHLUMBERGER OILFIELD UK PLC
GLOUCESTERSHIRE ENGINEERING TRAINING LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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