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Lead Engineer

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Reports hierarchically to the Manager Engineering;
  • Reports functionally to the Section Leader Engineering or, if applicable, to the Project Leader Engineering;
  • Gives directions, where necessary, and within the defined rules and procedures, to one or more Construction Engineers/Draughtsmen;
  • Produces engineering documents in relation to the naval architecture, mechanical engineering, timber engineering, and electrical engineering systems for the construction projects;
  • Independently makes complicated sketches and drawings for the layout, arrangement, construction, plan drawings, and production drawings, together with the associated calculations, and specifies the materials and work details;
  • Contributes, where necessary, information that is relevant for the development of the planning schedule;
  • Formulates solutions and/or alternatives for complex technical problems;
  • Monitors and identifies any inconsistencies between the design principles and the practical execution;
  • Draws up the technical purchasing specifications for materials, equipment, outsourcing, and services;
  • Collects and analyses the available information for the production of drawings, calculations, and specifications, and consults with the Section Leader Engineering concerning the design principles and/or starting points;
  • Analyses, evaluates, and/or modifies the documents produced for completeness, correctness, cohesiveness, practicality, and consistency with the related drawings etc.;
  • Solves problems during the construction phase in consultation with the Work Preparation department, and reports on such to the Engineering Group Leader;
  • Contributes to the development of standardisation proposals, and makes suggestions on how to improve working methods, construction designs, and systems;
  • Contributes to department activities not associated with particular projects;
  • Participates in meetings, and makes a positive contribution during such;
  • Represents the interests of, and helps to resolve problems within, the department, and motivates/encourages others to create a shared commitment to the achievement of the objectives;
  • Gives advice in relation to Total Quality Management issues related to the area of responsibility.


  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent vocational experience in naval architecture or mechanical engineering, plus 3 years' relevant work experience;
  • Good command of English;

Experience of yacht building is a plus

Bishop GmbH

Engineers was founded by Mr Bishop in 1997 for the general advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering and more particularly for promoting that species of knowledge which distinguishes the profession of aeronautics.

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