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  • Job reference: RMS0179301

Civil and Layout CAD Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/05/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/06/17)

The Company:
Our client has a long history in supplying specialised components, systems and services to the civil nuclear industry. They have designed, engineered, manufactured and supplied custom equipment for both new build projects and operations reactors around the world for more than 40 years.

The Role:
Job purpose:

The CAD DESIGNER creates the PDMS-3D model and produces 2D and 3D deliverables based on the input data provided and in accordance to the design procedures and instructions.

Main accountabilities:
* Creating and modifying of the PDMS 3D-Model, by modelling
· components and equipments,
· civil structure,
· steelwork,
· pipe lines,
· HVAC ducts and components,
· Electrical cable trays, boxes and cabinets
according to the input data and drawings provided and ensuring that the tractability is maintained throughout the model.
* Carrying out layout engineering (positioning of equipment, pipe routings etc.), ensuring that the Layout Rules are correctly followed
* When requests for changes are issued by the various engineering teams, he/she incorporates the changes into the 3D model, having checked their technical consistency.
* In the event of any technical problems or deviations, informs the Building Layout/Civil Leader, offers technical advice and makes corrections to the 3D model. Produces 2D drawings associated with layout engineering (general layout drawing division into fire safety zones, etc.).
* Performing of 2D-3D-Checks (3D-Model check against P&ID, Single line diagrams etc.)
* Performing component introduction, installation or maintenance simulations; preparing layout studies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Mechanical engineering technician OR higher education
* Design office experience - Knowledge of several areas of engineering (pipework, electricity, civil engineering, etc.)
* PDMS and Auto-CAD experience
* Experience in the nuclear sector
* Experience in plant layout engineering

Knowledge and technical skills:
Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules.
Knowledge of the technical constraints associated with plant layout / plant design.
Knows how to deal with design and layout constraints.

Software and tools: Good knowledge of PDMS software (3D) and Autocad 2D

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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