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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  between £45,000 - £55,000 per annum depending on e

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Layout CAD Designer

CAD Designer


#WeAreEDF Be part of one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK. As we are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net-zero. 


We are currently looking to recruit an CAD Designer on Joint Design Office (JDO), who will support the construction of the two EPR on HPC by answering to requests coming from building and erection contractors. If successful you will answer or contribute to answer to site requests and produce and deliver all 2D and 3D modelling needed for that.


You will be joining the Layout team who carries out the activities as part of the service, which will be performed within the HPC site engineering office (JDO, Joint Design Office) located on HPC site. 


Hinkley Point C site at least 3 days in the office on site and you will be able to work from home the other 2 days. 

Pay, benefits and culture


In addition to salary between £45,000 - £55,000 per annum depending on experience, we offer flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Examples include: a market-leading company pension scheme, a bonus plan, health cover, electric vehicle leasing, mental health support and employee discounts.
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.


We’re a disability confident employer and will do all we can to support you through your recruitment journey with us.  If you would like to talk about adjustments, or support you may need, please note this within your application. 
We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.


What you’ll be doing….

•    Modifying the PDMS 3D-Model of the two plants, each time a change from site has a significant impact on the design, following the rules of modelling and checking consistency of the change. The modelling will be done on 

o    Components and equipment; 
o    Civil structure; 
o    Steelwork; 
o    Pipework; 
o    HVAC ducts and components; 
o    Instrumentation; 
o    Electrical cable trays, boxes and cabinets; 
o    Supports; 

•    Carrying out detailed 2D and 3D modelling activities to support the Layout team to answer to site queries; 
•    Answering or contributing to answer to site requests by gathering all needed inputs, providing technical analysis and justification, by liaising with the engineering back-offices if needed and by evaluating the impacts of the request on the different disciplines; 
•    Performing 2D-3D Checks when needed; 
•    Contributing to the production of any technical document requested to support the construction (ex: Equipment Location Book, Layout Dummy Bedplate Drawing, Review of Anchorages for Equipment, …). 

Who you are…




•    Engineering Technician or higher education
•    Design office experience with knowledge of several areas of engineering (pipework, electricity, HVAC, civil engineering)
•    Experience of PDMS and AutoCAD
•    Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules for an industrial project.
•    Microsoft Office




•    Knowledge of the general operation of a nuclear power station and the associated safety aspects (in particular, aspects relating to flooding, fire, radiological protection, high energy line ruptures, etc.)
•    Knowledge of other 3D, 2D software application
•    Knowledge of TEKLA software
•    Knowledge of support calculation
•    French speaker


Closing date: 14th August 2022


Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.



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