CAD Designer

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    Kent, England

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    £35.00 - £45.00 per hour

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    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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    8 months ago

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We are currently looking for a CAD Designer for Dungeness A Power station. Temporary contract up to April 2020 with extension after that date. Basic security clearance is required.

The CAD Designer is responsible for producing 3D models and 2D drawings in Site Engineering Team (SET) within the quality standards of the Project, while interfacing with the relevant stakeholders to perform the work allocated.

The CAD Designer will be supporting the design change management during the construction and collecting and consolidating information from the site contractors, in order to issue As-Built models or drawings for the Client organisation.

Nature and Scope:

The Design is delivered by designers and accepted by the technical lead in our Client organisation. Once accepted, the design is released to site for construction and to Site Engineering to manage any design changes raised by the construction contractor on site.

Being part of our clients Engineering Directorate and working on a day to day basis on site with our clients Construction Team, Site Engineering Team (SET) is responsible for managing design changes as well as for reviewing and accepting some site-specific design documents. When deemed necessary, design issues are forward to designer representative sitting on site for resolution.

Site Engineering Team (SET) is also responsible for management of the site construction configuration and for the issuance of As-Built information for the Clients.
Site contractors provide redlined 2D drawings and client updates the related 3D model. They are a representation of the works undertaken incorporating all changes made outside construction tolerances during the construction or the commissioning process. They show with regard to construction tolerance the constructed dimensions, geometry, and location of all elements of the work completed under the contract.

The Designer remains responsible for the design and the site construction contractor is responsible for the implementation of the design. The site construction contractor is required to provide as-built information on completion of its activities. This is consolidated with the design and accepted by the client before issuance.

Main Accountabilities:

Produce 2D and 3D drawing and intelligent 3D models
Print out limited numbers of drawings to facilitate a collaborative approach on site
Collect information and consolidate it
Comply with project quality procedures
able to react to delays which could impact the overall programme
Create details documented records and maintain them to ensure clarity of the process and outcomes
Inform on the progress of the work allocated
Help with the resolution of issues
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the site teams
Identify issues and escalate to the manager
Use SET model and drawing management system, tools and procedures
Commit to use the project BIM standards
Contribute to key milestones, risks and contingencies
Develop and adapt theories to deliver project milestones

Contribute to departmental targets
Ownership of the production of parts of technical documents, delivers works within deadline and of a high standard
Produces graphics for documents which clearly illustrate the subject matter, contributing to clarity and shared understanding