CAD Designer

Subsea 7

Vacancy information

We are Seaway7, a diverse group of developers, change makers and leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

Seaway7 is seeking a CAD Designer to support our CAD Design Office on a permanent staff basis. This role will be based at our office in Aberdeen.

Operationally reporting to the Senior/Principal Designer, the CAD Designer will coordinate and participate in the production of high quality 2D and 3D drafting support for all engineering, sales & marketing-, vessel related- and operational disciplines.


What will you be doing

  • Production of structural steel design drawings for transport, installation or removal of structures and required equipment.
  • Production of Design Cable Routings, Shore Pull and Cable Trenching Arrangements.
  • Production of Field Layouts.
  • Preparation of 3D models using AutoCAD 3D and/or Autodesk Inventor.
  • Production of drawings meant for 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.
  • 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 lessons learned register from the project.


What you will bring to the team

  • HND/HNC qualification in relevant discipline.
  • 2+ years in similar, relevant role.
  • Experience of AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor.
  • Design experience in the offshore industry is beneficial.
  • Good communication skills, in both verbal and written English.
  • Builds and maintains positive internal / external business relationships at all levels.
  • Proficient in the use of IT applications, including MS Office 365.
  • Adaptable and pro-active with structured and methodical approach to tasks, with ability to deliver in a time-sensitive situation.


At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.


What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a growth, we always do it together.

Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.


The next steps

To apply for this role, simply click the ‘Apply’ button found on this page.

You may be prompted to set up a profile with us. It’s quick and easy to do. Or, if you have already created a profile with us, simply log in and submit your application.


Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • Include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.


Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

To find out more about Seaway7, please visit our website. #LI-AC1

To apply for this job please visit