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  • Leeds, UK
  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS - CAD
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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My client are seeking a CAD Technician to join their inhouse design division


  • Produce engineering drawings from rough sketches and to as built detail
  • produce engineering design calculations of basic structural form to size up structural elements.
  • produce reinforcement detailing drawing to construction standard
  • Relay engineering drawings from design and standard detailing practice
  • Produce aesthetically pleasing drawings to a sufficient engineering detail and the simplest form for construction.
  • Produce drawings to company standards and procedures;
  • Works collaboratively within the engineering team and be self sufficient
  • Promotes and contributes to the successful completion of projects
  • Assumes responsibility
  • meet or exceeds deliverable deadline
  • Use own initiative to prepare standard detailing for repetitive structural form to develop an economical and streamlined work structure.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced experience in the use of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation with 3D modelling experience preferred;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Software
    • AutoCAD
    • Solidworks
    • 3D modelling software
    • Engineering design software (under guidance)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Superior planning and organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure on multiple project deadlines;
  • Excellent attention to detailing
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with remote located staff;
  • You will be degree educated
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills
  • You will be keen to develop and enhance your professional engineering skills, mentoring for a professional qualification will be provided to the candidate who naturally gravitates towards hard work and a determination to succeed.
  • You will possess experience in underground structures / tunnelling temporary works and having worked within a design consultancy environment.
  • You will have team leader capability with the ability to help support, mentor and develop junior draftsmen within the team and support the engineers.
  • Sound understanding of health and safety regulations, design risk assessment process in line with CDM H&S regulations.

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