Mechanical Fabrication Draftsperson - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 700 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m in 2017, it is an exciting time to join the business.

As part of our expansion plans we are seeking a Fabrication Design Draftsperson, with appropriate experience, to join our in-house design (Innovation Design & Solutions) and offsite Manufacture & Assembly (OMA) team.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and drawing together inputs from the client and mechanical teams, you will produce detailed fabrication designs/drawings for manufactured products including the development of concept designs through to fabrication and assembly drawings for structural steel assemblies, pipework and process systems.


  • Liaison with clients to understand their specific requirements
  • Attending regular update meetings with the OMA workshop
  • Providing clearly detailed fabrication and assembly drawings (including weld maps)
  • Ensuring compliance to specifications in multiple industry sectors
  • Liaising with structural engineers, ensuring fabrication are indecently checked
  • Assisting the multi-disciplined in-house Engineers when required
  • Creating ‘As-Built’ drawings to submit to the client

Key Skills/Background:

  • Thorough knowledge of safety legislation relating to CDM regulations
  • Proven ability to provide full and detailed fabrication and assembly drawings
  • IT literate; must be a proficient user of Microsoft and relevant drafting packages such as: Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks or similar.
  • Capable of producing BOMs
  • Experience in the design of pipework, sheet metal enclosures, tanks and welded frames
  • Experience using various materials
  • Experience in DFM/DFA
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions that add value

In addition to being HND/HNC educated, you will have previously worked in a similar role. In return, Trant will provide support and encouragement to develop your career and pursue further professional qualifications. 

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please send your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

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