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Tekla 3D Engineering Technician

  • Job reference: 925947
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: Up to GBP35 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 11/06/2019

We're looking for an Engineering Technician who has experience in the use of 3D reinforced concrete detailing packages.

Hinkley Point C is a nuclear site, based in West Somerset, 15 miles from Bridgwater. The NNB ambition is to build two major EPR nuclear plants.

Role Overview:

Liaising with the design teams who produced the engineering studies (discussions on technical details, interpretation of minutes, reinforcement charts, constructive arrangements, methodologies, etc.)

Answer the technical inquiries of the civil engineering contractor who ensures the realisation of the reinforcement on site

Validate compliance of site adaptation requests with the studies already carried out

Propose or validate adaptations of reinforcement or methods, to make reinforced concrete verifications (Execution calculations)

Using Tekla 3D detailing package review existing models, produce local details to answer site queries etc, update the model where necessary or support drawing updates

To be familiar with previously made calculations to be able to answer the project manager or the civil engineering contractor

Build a solid relationship with the Client and the various project parties (Contractors / Design Office)

Conduct project follow-up meetings.

Qualifications & Experience:


  • Experienced in the use of 3D Reinforced Concrete (RC) detailing packages.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a design office, in the industrial sector (nuclear is a plus).
  • Experience on an execution phase project
  • 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.
  • MS office proficient.


  • Use of Tekla 3D RC detailing package.
  • Nuclear experience, working within a regulated, licenced environment.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution would be an advantage.
  • French language

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