Senior PDMS Designer

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We are looking for a Senior PDMS Designer to work on a 6 month minimum contract in the Oxford area.

Rate is c£40-42 Ltd per hour

Our client is ideally seeking candidates with a nuclear background, but will consider candidates from a highly regulated environment.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To provide a PDMS design and engineering service to internal and external customers.
  • To act as the main interface between senior management and hands-on design
  • To provide PDMS support to live projects across Nuvia

Key responsibilities as an PDMS Designer

  • Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, primarily using PDMS,
  • Prepare supporting design calculations to substantiate design
  • Contribution to design reviews from technical standpoint
  • Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team
  • Preparation of design documentation throughout the design process
  • Preparation of installation, commissioning and operating documents
  • Preparation of risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation required by safety legislation and procedures

Position of the PDMS Desinger within the organisation:

  • Answering to Lead, Senior and or Principal Engineers with ultimate line management responsibilities being with the Chief Engineer within your discipline
  • Reports to Senior Engineer or Design Manager
  • Responsible for managing quality, progress and cost of the work undertaken by their team
  • Maybe responsible for managing project sub-contracts
  • Interacts with engineers of other disciplines internally and externally
  • Supervises support staff

Ideally you will have the following skills, qualifications experience and attributes…

Essential :

  • A recognised Engineering Certificate such as HNC / HND / Degree
  • Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position
  • Knowledge of generic engineering principles
  • Technical knowledge of discipline engineering systems
  • Use of PDMS and AutoCad. Working to tight deadlines & a strong team player


  • Nuclear experience or experience from within a regulated environment such as Defence, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Water or Food
  • Experience of supervision
  • A full UK driving licence

If the Senior PDMS Designer role could be of interest to you, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!


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