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Aberdeen - Westhill

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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of fixed offshore wind farm projects, supporting developers to bring sustainable, renewable energy to the world through the construction of fixed offshore wind farms.

We are a global company headquartered in Oslo - Norway with five further main offices in Aberdeen – UK, Leer – Germany, Vejle - Denmark, Taipei - Taiwan and Zoetermeer - the Netherlands, and furthermore a local presence in all key offshore wind regions around the world. We employ more than 500 people onshore, and an offshore workforce of around 400.

Our values are what guide us every day: safety, integrity, performance, collaboration, sustainability and innovation.

With more than 10 years of offshore wind experience, a state-of-the art fleet, specialist technologies and a range of integrated contracting models, we are well positioned to seize the opportunities of this rapidly growing market. We are expanding our teams in readiness for this growth. Will you be the next addition to join Seaway 7 for this exciting future?


Seaway 7 is seeking an experienced CAD Designer to support our CAD Design Office on a permanent basis and will consider those seeking full time or part-time working. Reporting to the Design Supervisor, the Senior CAD Designer will provide organisation with the 2D or 3D drafting of methods, procedures and construction details. This role will be based at our Westhill, Aberdeen of department office.

• Production of structural steel design drawings for transport, installation or removal of structures and required equipment.
• Drawings and feasibility checks of installation methods / operational procedures.
• Production of layouts and design drawings for vessels and vessel equipment.
• Production of yard layout and vessel mooring drawings.
• Provide drafting support for tendering and commercial teams.
• Plan assigned tasks and keep project team informed on progress and any deviations.
• Self-check and registration of drawing files within the file management system.
• Provide input to the project lessons learned register.
• Liaise with those necessary as required for the tasks.



• HNC, HND or equivalent.
• Experience of AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor.
• Design experience in the offshore industry.



• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Good command of English.
• Builds and maintains strong internal / external business relationships at all levels.
• Proficient in the use of IT applications, including MS Office Suite.
• Adaptable and pro-active with structured and methodical approach to tasks, with ability to deliver under pressure.

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

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