CAD Technician

Ref: SM10
  • Job sectors:
      • Construction
      • Facade and Cladding
  • CAD software:
      • AutoCAD 2D
  • Experience:
    • Detailed understanding of AutoCAD
    • Construction background ideally with curtain walling and facades
    • Full Drivers Licence
  • Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
  • Location: ,

Job description

CADagency is delighted to be working with a high-end bespoke glass solutions design, manufacture & installation company who specialise in the highest-standard partitioning, stunning architectural glass solutions and certified glazed fire rated systems. Due to on-going high demand we are assisting them in recruiting for a Design Manager with previous experience in the bespoke glazing or similar sectors.

For this role, you will be responsible for the production and management of design and technical documentation on projects from start to final account. Use specialist computer software to produce plans and technical drawings for a range of products and components (2D and 3D). Ability in BIM modelling would be advantageous but not essential

You will be joining their friendly design team working from our clients modern, light & airy office space.

On a daily basis, you will complete the following tasks

  • Ensure buildability, safety and access are considered when producing designs.
  • Liaise with internal and external departments to ensure client requirements are fully understood and compliant.
  • Ensure all plans and drawings are in line with the specification, acoustic and fire requirements and with the contract documents.
  • Ensure all design programmes and plans meet contract manufacturing requirements.
  • Ensure client drawing protocol is complied with where applicable.
  • Complete drawing registers, deliverables and programmes throughout the project.
  • Ensure all drawings and plans are thoroughly checked prior to submission.
  • Attend design meetings with the client, design team and architect.
  • Liaise with engineers, suppliers and produce fabrication drawings.
  • Liaise with the site installation team.
  • Create and issue sample and technical submissions.
  • Follow design processes and update project files.
  • Ensure knowledge and awareness of your roles and responsibilities under the Company’s integrated management systems in relation to Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental.
  • Ensure knowledge and understanding of the Company’s policies and procedures in relation to data protection legislation.

Preferred experience

  • Due to the nature and variability of architectural construction background is key
  • Curtain walling and facades experience
  • Experience with architect’s plans would be an advantage
  • A full driving licence.
  • Detailed understanding and previous experience with AutoCAD are essential


  • 20 days holiday per annum, plus 8 UK Bank Holidays, plus 3 days for the Christmas shutdown period between Christmas and New Year.
  • Pension Scheme as well as the option to join Company’s private medical scheme following completion of six-month probationary period.
  • Life cover of 3 x salary following completion of probationary period.
  • Air conditioned office environment with kitchen facilities and car parking.

Working hours

9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Thursday

9:00am to 5:00pm on Friday