Anthony Ward

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Drafting Freelancer

Location:Chester-le-street, United Kingdom
2 Skills
Anthony Ward
Design CAD draughtsman

North Shields, Tyne and Wear.

Personal Profile

Qualified & highly experienced contract design CAD draughtsman employed in the private and public sectors working unsupervised or integral within a design team using 3d & 2d software to efficiently deliver a diversified range of engineering projects to industry standards with a high degree of professionalism while adhering to tight deadlines. A computer literate, self motivated and enthusiastic person with a good natured flexible approach


• 3D and 2D design and draughting in mechanical and structural disciplines.
• Taking initial design concepts through to completion of clear, concise and accurate
working models and drawings.
• Conversant with British standards codes of practice in draughting,geometric tolerances and
• Competent in the production of design proposals, fabrication details,machined
components, assemblies, bill of materials, schematics and purchase requisitions.


Design Draughtsman, PCT Ltd.
Wallsend. May 09 to Mar 13
Specialists in the supply and manufacture of complete coiling, packaging and handling systems, special purpose machinery, tensioners, drum carriers, payoff and take up systems for a wide variety of flexible products.

• 3d Modelling design and draughting using Autodesk Inventor.
• Part of a small team working on a wide range of projects including the design of the worlds
largest traversing RTP coiler and Ziebel deepwell subsea project with the manufacture of
a spool, injector and caterpillar to inject a 15mm carbon rod product into the well and
housed within two ISO containers for transport.

Design Draughtsman, SMD Hydrovision, Wallsend Oct 08 - Mar 09
Design and manufacture of subsea robotics including remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), underwater propulsion and control products.

• Work on trench digger and rock dump ROV providing Mechanical and Structural
draughting assistance using Autodesk Inventor and Vault software with AutoCAD.
• Preparation of fabrication & machining drawings, layouts, assemblies & parts lists.

Design Draughtsman, Wellstream, Newcastle Aug 08 - Nov 08
Pipeline products - flexible risers and static flowlines for deep and ultra-deepwater environments, and high temperature/high pressure products for drilling and service applications.

• Working as part of a team with engineers and design staff providing mechanical 2d
AutoCad draughting support for End fittings, drums, packaging, flexible risers, drawing
amendments & parts lists.

Design Draughtsman, Darchem Engineering Ltd, Stillington, Oct 06 - Aug 08
High temperature insulation and fabrication solutions for the offshore, naval and nuclear markets. Turbine structures, and exhaust systems for the Aerospace marine and defence sectors.

• Project: Royal Navy Future vertical carriers Design & routing of 23 exhaust sub systems
for vessel integration using Inventor models & Autocad. Work also included modelling
sections of the ships structure.
• Liaison and alignment meetings with BEA and Swales design personnel at Bath.
Presentation to shipyards
• Modelling and drawings for Stainless steel pipework routing and interface with carrier
• Pipe supports, pipe flanges, bulkhead supports, expansion joints, silencers, deck
mountings, insulation.

Mechanical Designer, Sense EDM, Stavanger, Norway July 06 - Oct 06
Drilling company delivering multi functional rigs, innovative pipe handling systems using inventor and vault.

Mechanical Designer, National Oilwell Vargo, Kristiansand, Norway. Jan 06 - July 06
Diversified design and supply of products and equipment for the worldwide oil and gas industry.
Employed in drilling division using Inventor and vault assisting in the design and draughting of Derek platforms, access stairs, crown sheave and compensator arrangements.

Design Draughtsman, Pearson Engineering Ltd. Walker. Sept 02 - Dec 05

Detail & assembly drawings for mine ploughs, earth moving equipment for Military contracts.
Fabrications, mechanical detailing and hydraulic drawings to high military specifications

Draughtsman, Swan Hunter, Wallsend. Jan 02 - Aug 02
Admiralty Contract for RNASL Vessels. Structural marine discipline using 3d Newpas software.

Employment Pre 2002 Mechanical and structural draughtsman using AutoCAD since 1994

Xtralite Ltd. Blyth Oct 98 - Jan 02.
Specialist in large glazed roof systems using aluminium extrusions, steel and sheet metal
Projects included 3D AutoCad St. James Park FC Stadium Redevelopment and Millennium Dome.

Hydralift A.SA. Kristiansand, Norway Mar 98 - Sept 98.
Design and production of pipe handling Systems & drilling equipment for drilling rigs
Working on the design of a new pipe handling and storage system named Hydoracker.

Swan Hunter Ltd.Wallsend May 96 - Mar 98
Solitaire pipe laying vessel. Mechanical equipment and plant arrangement with alignment to ships structure.

TWR Automotives Houghton le spring Feb 96 May - 96
Drawings for Injection mouldings and switches used in road vehicles to very high tolerance requirements.

Northern Offshore Services,
Smiths Dock, Middlesbrough. Mar 95 - Dec 95
Design/Implementation of Subsea construction & equipment for pipe laying vessels

Express Lift Co. GEC Ltd Marconi House, Newcastle. May 88 - July 94
Mechanical and structural design drawings for major lift company.

Linkleters Ltd. North Shields. Jan 85 - May 88
Manufacture and supply of aluminium and steel access systems, footbridges and marine equipment

Technical Illustrator, MOD. RNAD Coulport, Dumbarton shire, Scotland. Jan 83 - Dec 84
Amendment and reorganisation of unclassified MOD publications and provided an illustration and graphics
service to the RN

Technical and other qualifications
HND Applied design, Sunderland Polytechnic
ONC Manufacturing and Production Engineering, Newcastle College
Inventor 3d modelling I mass.
Pro Engineer 2000i 3D solid modelling, Newcastle College
AutoCAD 2D and draughting City & guilds 4351 CAD Newcastle College
A Level Art & Design, Geography, Tynemouth College
O level Maths, English, Physics, Chemistry, Technical drawing, Geography, Art, Linskill High school
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