Our client is leading an electrical work package on the Hinkley Point C project. This role represents a long term (contract) opportunity within one of the largest clean energy infrastructure programmes in the world. Our client has 2 active requirements for Team Leaders in the areas of Earthing and Cabling.

Role description

Under the authority of the Lead Engineer, the Team Leader is in charge of the management of a CAD team composed by CAD designers/technicians aiming to produce these deliverables:

  • Above ground installation drawings
  • Detailed list of Plant and Materials to be Earthed
  • Bill of Quantities: Electrical components

The Team Leader is responsible of the deliverables corresponding to the batches/buildings to be treated by the team. These deliverables must ensure/respect the deadlines, the technical requirements and the high-quality levels requested by the Client.

The CAD tools used for the design activities performed within the team are:

  • AutoCAD 2D: Production of installation drawings.
  • AVEVA E3D (Draw): Preparation of the input Drawing. Modify/clean existing cable tray installation drawings to allow the proper definition of the earthing installation drawing.
  • PDMS and Navisworks: Navigate around the 3D model to retrieve required information to produce the deliverables.


Main duties:

  • Assure that the deliverables to be produced within the team, are issued respecting the deadlines, technical requirements and the high-quality level requested by the Client.
  • Manage the CAD technicians who work under his responsibility (daily update to be carried out, identification of critical points)
  • Support the CAD technicians when facing technical issues, providing technical advice as to the acquired expertise
  • Assure that the CAD technicians respect the Design Sequences and Design Verification Processes established in the Earthing section
  • Follow up of the progress of the deliverables. Identify the risks and opportunities.
  • Report to the Lead Engineer: progress of the Design studies, difficulties encountered, Technical Queries to be submitted to the Client

Ready to take on new challenges, rigorous and endowed with a strong technical sensitivity, a spirit of synthesis, excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Essential skills

Two different profiles are considered for the position of CAD Team Leader:

Profile 1: Senior CAD designer

  • CAD designer with experience on the General Installation field (electrical, piping, HVAC), ideally in the nuclear energy sector.
  • Direct experience in the management of technicians.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2D.
  • Direct experience in using PDMS 3D and Draft (ideally also AVEVA E3D Draw).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Excel macros will be used/produced by the Team Leader for the production of the Bill of Quantities.
  • HND (NVQ) or equivalent in an appropriate field

Profile 2: Electrical or Generalist Engineer (entry level)

  • Engineer looking to progress into a management role within a technical team.
  • Direct experience in management of technicians.
  • Notions in AutoCAD 2D.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Excel macros will be used/produced by the Team Leader for the production of the Bill of Quantities.
  • Masters/Bachelors degree in an appropriate field

Experienced technical recruiter, based in London UK with a passion for technology. Specialized in targeting highly skilled engineering professionals within the nuclear sector internationally.

Daria Farcas