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Civil Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The Civil Designer will be responsible for checking the 3D model and drawings from the supplier against the 3D model which has been provided. They will also create the PDMS-3D model and produce 2D and 3D deliverables based on the input data provided and in accordance with the applicable design procedures and instructions. The Civil Designer is assigned to one of the buildings on the nuclear island and their activity is coordinated by the Civil and Layout Engineers. They will work closely with the Civil and Layout Engineers who are responsible for the layout and design studies.

Main Activities
* Performing 2D-3D-Checks or 3D-3D-Checks (3D-Model check against other 3D model, Formwork drawings, reinforcement drawings)
* Creating and modifying of the PDMS 3D-Model, by modelling
· components and equipment,
· civil structure,
· steelwork,
According to the input data and drawings provided and ensuring that the tractability is maintained throughout the model.
* When requests for changes are issued by the various engineering teams, the Designer will incorporate the changes into the 3D model, having checked for technical consistency.
* In the event of any technical problems or deviations, the CAD Designer informs the Building Layout/Civil Leader, offers technical advice and makes corrections to the 3D model. They will produces 2D drawings associated with layout engineering (general layout drawing division into fire safety zones, etc.).
* Performing component introduction, installation or maintenance simulations; preparing layout studies.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Civil Engineering Technician OR higher education
* Design office experience with knowledge in production or surveillance of drawings: General arrangement, Formwork, Reinforcement.
* Knowledge of AutoCAD 2D
You must have good knowledge and understanding of general civil rules. Knowledge of the technical constraints associated with civil design and should be able to manage and work with design and layout constraints.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in the nuclear sector
* Experience in construction on site
* Knowledge of PDMS software (3D) (or knowledge in similar 3D) and knowledge of TEKLA software

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