Hydraulic Design Engineer, Soil Machine Dynamics

Job Opportunity

Mechanical design engineer

Job Description

Position – Hydraulic Design Engineer
Reporting to Principle Engineer Hydraulics
Responsible for N/A

Purpose / Role

This is an exciting broad role where you will be involved in a wide range of Engineer tasks, from conceptual design to machine commissioning at customer sites and on sea trials, project engineering and supplier/customer visits.
A key member of the engineering team, your tasks will cover all aspects of the design and
production of relatively complex subsea machines and equipment. Reviewing/ updating
both Hydraulic existing designs and designing new one off machines against customer
specifications and industry standards.

Key Aims and Objectives

As an Hydraulic Design Engineer, you will be responsible for producing practical new designs to tight timescales, within a supportive team environment.

Prime Role and Duties

  • Producing hydraulic designs from technical specifications
  • Producing calculations and supporting design documents such as FMEA
  • Working closely with electrical, software and mechanical design engineers, to produce a well-integrated machine
  • Creating Bills of Materials for your designs and liaising with purchasing and production personnel
  • Being involved with assembly, commissioning and testing of new machines – this can involve working abroad or offshore

Allied Occasional Duties

Assisting with sales activities and warranty / service support of existing equipment

Key Internal Interfaces


Core Competences

  • Be degree qualified in Hydraulics / mechanical engineering or similar discipline
  • Have experience in a hydraulic design role, preferably in mobile/subsea equipment or low-volume, high-value machines
  • Have a practical knowledge of hydraulic components
  • Have a sound understanding of hydraulic and mechanical engineering principles
  • Have a flexible approach and a good sense of humour, to work well in a team and customer environment