Tekla Structures Detailer

Are you a Tekla Structures Detailer and Draughtsperson? Interested in joining one of the UK’s leading structural steelwork engineers?

Job Description:

To provide drawing office services for all our client’s projects for estimating, design, fabrication and erection.

This will include generation of 3D Tekla Structures models. The importing of model data from other software packages and client BIM models. A good understanding of BIM, is also necessary. From the models, production of GA drawings, insertion of connection details to the Tekla Structures model, generation of fabrication drawings and NC data to suit the works.

In addition, the work will include generating of TQs and GA drawings / detail model for approval submittal. The work will also include any drawing requirements for temporary works and site changes. The recognition of changes to scope and creation of variation orders must be considered.

Operate to the DO programmes for all work and ensure that the deliverable deadlines are achieved.

Work closely with the Production team so as to ensure that the drawings produced are compatible with the NC machinery and adhere to our high standards of editing.

Build and maintain good relations with all clients and suppliers and their project team personnel to promote the company values. In all interactions with customers, our culture of quality, professionalism, fairness, ‘can-do’ attitude should be held foremost in our clients minds.

•Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management and colleagues.

•Work in a team or as an individual to develop Project Models in accordance with client information.

•Work in a team or as an individual to develop Tender Models in accordance with client information and Killelea Estimate Department.

•Attend all necessary meetings.

•Attend sites when needed, including carrying out of site surveys.

•Prepare all necessary drawings, models, and electronic data required, showing a technical understanding of these, documentation skills, and an understanding of design requirements.

•Full utilisation of Killelea software, including Tekla, Fabtrol and Autodesk.

•Maintain accurate records of progress, including maintaining and updating filing systems.

•Determines project requirements by identifying project phases, elements and liaising with other Departments within Killelea.

•Determines project requirements by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards;

•Maintain project schedule and programme by monitoring own progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.

•Coordinating with Sub Contract elements to ensure they fully integrate with the steelwork.

•Maintains safe and clean working environment.

•Maintains product and company reputation by presenting oneself in a courteous and professional manner.

•Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Key Duties:

At tender stage work with the estimating team to generate 3D Tekla Structures models for both calculating quantities and client presentations.

Production of material take-off lists and use this to confirm tonnage on the project.

Compare the company model with the client’s and provide any difference feedback.

On projects in-hand production of complete 3D Tekla Structures models, connections detailing, GA drawings for client approval and any TQ’s, Fabrication drawings and NC files.

Work in accordance with the drawing office programmes to target key deliverable dates.

Work closely with the design team.

Liaise with Estimating and Contract departments on any drawing requirements.

Be prepared to meet with the client’s team to discuss any project drawing and model related issues.

Comply with company procedure for drawing numbering and filing systems.

Liaise with external Drawing Offices on projects, respond and answer any queries in a timely manner.

Prepare, submit and record TQ’s and RFI’s to the Design Engineer for any design related queries.

Prepare and circulate notes of any drawing related meetings with clients and/or external DO’s or consultants.

Provide support to Estimating and Contracts Teams in general.

Provide DO support to Project Manager and Site Teams.


Detailed and expert knowledge of the current and latest versions of Tekla Structures.

Working knowledge of BIM and ability to extract and import models and files into Tekla Structures.

Knowledge of current drawing practice and standards related to 3D model build, connections detailing and fabrication drawings.

Good working experience with office software such as Microsoft Office.

Good time management skills.

Good organisational skills.

Personable and able to work within a team environment, whilst displaying independence and initiative.



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