Job Title

Senior CAD Technician

Ref: DT39
  • CAD Software:
      • AutoCAD 2D
      • AutoCAD Civil 3D
      • Microstation
      • Navisworks
      • Revit
  • Position:
  • Experience:
    • Experience supervising staff
    • A detailed understanding of internal CAD standards
    • Produce accurate three dimensional models
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000
  • Location: ,
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Job Description

Our client is one of the UK’s largest engineering, design and consultancy company with offices all over the world. They are currently seeking an experienced senior CAD Technician to fill a permanent role within our Infrastructure Team.

You should have strong experience working as a CAD technician and be able to manage your own deadlines, workload and operating as part of an overall team.

Previous experience working in 3D and BIM essential.

The candidate should be proficient in the following software:

  • Civils 3D
  • Revit
  • AutoCAD

Experience in the following software would also be preferred:

  • Autotrack;
  • PDS;
  • Projectwise;
  • Micro station;
  • Navisworks;
  • GIS software.

Specific Tasks

Provide solutions and advice, analyse data or information, and diagnose and solve technical issues within an area of expertise demonstrating initiative and judgement.

Produce accurate three dimensional models, drawings and schedules, coordinating drawing production in line with project requirements and in conjunction with other disciplines.

Prepare drafting and associated calculations.

Check drawings and models prepared by more junior staff.

Review project files for compliance with standards/procedures.

Be a recognised expert in the technical standards of a specific area of responsibility, highlighting and prioritising issues as appropriate.

Implement best practice procedures.

Attend team meetings providing feedback on your development.

Promote policies relating to health and safety, quality, and training.

Additional Roles

Supervise staff, delegate and allocate work, monitor progress and performance of more junior staff as appropriate.

Demonstrate good coaching skills.

Exercise initiative and judgement to ensure effective service delivery.

Understand and be familiar with the company and team business plan objectives.

Contribute to the development of company procedures by taking a role in task groups and in particular Technical Excellence and Best Practice Panels.

Other Themes

Will possess a BTEC Higher National Certificate, Degree, or equivalent in an appropriate subject.

Will ideally be a member of, and working towards accredited membership of a professional institution appropriate to their discipline.

In-depth technical or scientific skills and knowledge to interpret client/project needs.

A detailed knowledge of drawing revision and issue protocol.

A detailed understanding of internal CAD standards.

A detailed knowledge of modelling techniques.

Proven ability to interpret and perform complex calculations.