Structural SteelWork Designer w/Tekla - Nuclear New Build

Role: Structural Steelwork Designer w/Tekla experience - UK Nuclear New Build

Location: Bristol, 2 minutes drive off of M4 / M5 junction

Salary: £30000 - £40000/year + good benefits

Start: January 2019 onwards though later start will be considered for candidates required to serve notice

An exciting opportunity exists for skilled CAD Designers with experience in the detailing of Structural Steelwork and knowledge of Tekla to work for our prestigious client, helping to design and build the next fleet of nuclear power stations in the UK.

The candidate will ideally need to be proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Tekla, whilst PDMS experience would also be useful.


  • Creating and modifying of the PDMS 3D-Model, by modelling steelwork structures (steelwork structures, platforms, ladders, monorails, handrails, etc.) according to the input data and drawings provided and ensuring that the traceability is maintained throughout the model ensuring the steelwork rules/guidance are correctly followed.
  • Creating the detailed 3D-Model of the steelwork by using BOCAD (part of the Aveva package) or Tekla. For this he/she will use a transfer tool from PDMS to BOCAD or Tekla.
  • Carrying out detailed modelling activities of the steelwork structures on the 3D modelling tool.
  • When requests for changes are issued by the steelwork engineer, he/she incorporates the changes into the 3D modelling tool, having checked their technical consistency.
  • In the event of any technical problems or deviations, informs the responsible steelwork engineer, offers technical advice and makes corrections to the 3D model.
  • Produces 2D detailed drawings for issuance to the fabricator.
  • Performing of 2D-3D Checks.


The Steel CAD Designer works closely with the Civil and Steelwork Engineers. These engineers will provide the input data as well as reviewing the works of the Steel CAD Designer



Strong experience in the steelwork drafting

Auto-CAD experience

Knowledge of a 3D modelling tool for steelwork

Experience with TEKLA


Experience in the nuclear sector

Experience in plant layout engineering

PDMS knowledge

For the right candidate, our client can offer a competitive salary along with a good benefits package, as well excellent career development and advancement opportunities, and the chance to become part of a company at the forefront of the UK nuclear new build industry.

MORSON INTERNATIONAL, part of the Morson Group, are the leading TECHNICAL & ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT COMPANY in the UK specialising in Technical Support to the following industries: Nuclear, Power Generation, Aerospace, Rail, Marine, Petrochemical & Construction