Mechanical Engineer

Job purpose

Primarily to provide engineering support to the commercial services division in relation to client requirements on dive systems or subsea applications. This can vary from JFD standard products, previously delivered JFD systems or external client requests.

When not engaged in commercial service support there will be a requirement to provide engineering design input and product life support to the JFD standard product range, maintain engineering packages, and offer engineering input on new design requirements or variants within the product ranges.

Principal accountabilities

Provide engineering support to the commercial service division on JFD commercial products, systems and external client requests.
Assess client queries and provide technical engineering solutions as requested by the commercial service division.
Liaising with clients (office and offshore) to understand their requirements and to ensure the best technical solution is provided.
Site visits to dive support vessels and other client assets as and when required.
Co-ordinate tasks by utilizing engineering, procurement and production where necessary to meet client demands.
Responsible for ensuring engineering solutions are provided on time and on budget.
Sourcing suitable components and materials when required.
Creation of part numbers and bill of materials.
Creation of engineering documentation such as specifications, proposals, assembly instructions, test procedures, certification and reports.
Checking detailed manufacturing drawings and documentation.
Adherence to engineering and company standard and processes.

Key behaviours

Excellent communication
Ability to work as part of a team but also in isolation if/when required
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to adapt to changing scope or client demands
Natural problem-solver
Willingness to take ownership and accountability of tasks and drive to completion
Focused on delivering to tight deadlines and willing to go the extra mile to ensure success
Knowledge, skills and experience

Knowledge & Skills

Proven mechanical design skills
Experienced in generating design calculations
Experienced in manufacturing techniques
Experience in gas and fluid systems
Knowledge of pressure vessel design and standards
Knowledge of Dive Systems
Knowledge of Lloyds and DNV ships and diving rules
Knowledge of industry guidelines such as IMCA
Previous project engineering experience would be advantageous


Minimum of 3 years in a mechanical engineer or project engineer role
Experience with PLM system for generating and storage of engineering packages
Previous dive system experience would be advantageous

Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience
Any relevant diving qualifications would be advantageous
Critical success measures

Delivery of successful engineering solutions on time and on budget.

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