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  • Job reference: RMS0184375

Steel CAD Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/09/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The Steel CAD Designer is assigned to the Steelwork Engineering Team and their activity is coordinated by the Responsible Steelwork Engineer.

Key Responsibilities
* Creating and modifying of the PDMS 3D-Model, by modelling steelwork structures (steelwork structures, platforms, ladders, monorails, handrails, etc.) according to the input data and drawings provided
* Creating the detailed 3D-Model of the steelwork by using BOCAD (part of the Aveva package) or Tekla. For this the Steel CAD Designer will use a transfer tool from PDMS to BOCAD or Tekla.
* Carrying out detailed modelling activities of the steelwork structures on the 3D modelling tool.
* When requests for changes are issued by the steelwork engineer, the Steel CAD Designer incorporates the changes into the 3D modelling tool, having checked their technical consistency.
* In the event of any technical problems or deviations, informs the responsible steelwork engineer, offers technical advice and makes corrections to the 3D model.
* Produces 2D detailed drawings for issuance to the fabricator.
* Performing of 2D-3D Checks.

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Strong experience in the steelwork drafting
* Auto-CAD experience
* Knowledge of a 3D modelling tool for steelwork
* Knowledge of the technical constraints associated with plant layout / plant design. Knows how to deal with design and layout constraints
* Good knowledge of AutoCAD 2D and Tekla or BOCAD 3D (or knowledge in similar 3D, 2D software application).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in the nuclear sector
* Experience in plant layout engineering
* Experience with TEKLA or BOCAD
* PDMS knowledge

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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