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Civil CAD Designer

  • Job reference: 925611
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Design & R&D, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 16/08/2019


As part of the Responsible Designer for the project, our Client provides Engineering Design support for the Balance of the Nuclear Island (BNI).

This role is a member of a large integrated team seconded into Client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise.



  • Civil Engineering Technician or higher education with relevant work experience.
  • Design office experience with knowledge in production or surveillance of drawings: General arrangement, Formwork, Reinforcement.
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D AutoCAD.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of general civil rules.
  • Knowledge of the technical constraints associated with civil design.
  • Knowledge of how to manage and work with design and layout constraints.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines.
  • Highly organised with attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify continuous improvements.
  • Fluent in English - written & verbal.


  • Experience in the nuclear sector
  • Experience in construction on site
  • Knowledge of PDMS software (3D) (or knowledge in similar 3D)
  • Knowledge of TEKLA software
  • Experience in PWR design
  • Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects
  • Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment
  • French language skills - written & verbal

Software & Tools:

  • MS Office & Outlook - essential
  • 2D & 3D AutoCAD - essential
  • PDMS - desirable
  • TEKLA - desirable

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