Jacobs Civil & Layout CAD Designer in Bristol, United Kingdom
Critical Mission Solutions
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Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
About the opportunity:
The CAD Designer creates the PDMS-3D model and produces 2D and 3D deliverables based on the input data provided and in accordance with the applicable design procedures and instructions. The CAD Designer is assigned to one of the buildings on the nuclear island and their activity is coordinated by the Civil and Layout Engineers. They work closely with the Civil and Layout Engineers who are responsible for the layout and design studies and will provide input data as well as reviewing the works of CAD Designers.
• Creating and modifying of the PDMS 3D-Model, by modelling
components and equipment
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, they 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. 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.
Note1: Based on Client site at HPC Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week.
Note2: Travel and Subsistence for non-locals would be considered for this role.
Note3: There is no parking available at HPC site. Free buses are supplied from either Bristol City Centre or from the Park & Ride facilities located off the M5 Junction 23 & 24.
Note4: Service Incentive - on completion of 12-month continuous service in post – there is a salary uplift of 5% paid.
Note5: Please provide travel plan to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Mechanical Engineering Technician or higher education with relevant industry work experience gained from delivering a similar role
Design office experience with knowledge of several areas of engineering (pipework, electricity, civil engineering)
Experience of PDMS and AutoCAD
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 plant layout engineering
Knowledge of other 3D, 2D software application
Knowledge of TEKLA software
Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects
Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment
French language skills – written & verbal
Level of Experience
- Designer Level 2
The postholder should possess good interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills. They should have the ability to take a strategic view, the ability to meet commitments and deadlines. They will be required to write clearly-expressed and well-presented reports and apply logical thinking.
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