Trainee Draughtsperson - Aberdeen

This vacancy is now closed
Ref: 123 Date Posted: Friday 01 Dec 2017

Join us and work as part of a busy, fun team - where challenge, variety and personal development is all part of the package.

Balmoral Group was established in 1980 and is a privately owned company headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. Employing over 360 people and operating from a modern custom-built complex, the company’s products are used around the world.

Balmoral Offshore Engineering, a division of Balmoral Group, provides surface and subsurface buoyancy, insulation and elastomer products and services to the global energy, defence, subsea communications and oceanographic industries.

We are looking for a Trainee Draughtsperson who will thrive on our dynamic environment - to produce assembly and detail drawings of the Balmoral Comtec range of products which includes Surface and Subsurface Buoyancy, Composite Mouldings and their associated ancillary items.


Main Duties:

  • To produce general arrangement, production and detailed drawings and parts lists of Balmoral and client products from in house and client provided information.

  • To assist in the development of engineering design.

  • To produce information in the form of drawings and specifications which allows the contracts, projects and production departments to perform their functions efficiently.

  • To assist with the development of custom design software and techniques.

  • To contribute to the maintenance of engineering data using data management software.

  • To produce information to safely meet client and in house deadlines and to advise early of any anticipated delays.

  • To ensure all relevant company procedures and policies are adhered to in the performance of the above duties.


Qualifications & experience:

  • HNC or HND in a recognised mechanical engineering discipline preferred but not essential.

  • Knowledge of 3D Modelling software preferred but not essential

  • Previous draughting experience preferred but not essential.


Knowledge of the following would be an advantage:

  • Knowledge of Autodesk Software (Inventor, AutoCAD)

  • Composites, rubber & plastics

  • Parametric Modelling techniques



  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Competent in MS office software