Structural Steel Design Technician

Ref: DT837
  • Job sectors:
      • Structural Engineering
  • CAD software:
      • Advance Steel
  • Experience:
    • Previous experience in the steel structures sector
    • Experience using Advance Steel or Tekla
  • Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
  • Location: ,

Job description

CADagency is delighted to be working with a Bespoke Design & Engineering company specialising in structural steel manufacturing. Our client is based in Tilbury and working on projects mainly around Essex and London.

Due to on-going high demand, we are assisting them in recruiting for a Design Technician with previous experience in the Structural Steel sector. You will be joining a small business with on site manufacturing facilities. For this reason, you will have the opportunity to work on projects from initial client meetings to site surveys, design and Quality Assurance. You will be working closely with Project Managers and the Sales Team to ensure projects are designed to meet requirements and on time.

Your work will mainly be in the marine, port and general engineering fields and will involve designing structural steelwork for lifting, securing & height safety equipment. The role will require you to create preliminary concept designs and take them through to final manufacturing detail and construction drawings using Autodesk Advance Steel.

You will be working in the construction sector and experience with ISO Quality Management Systems would be highly beneficial but training can be provided. Previous experience with site surveys would be beneficial too.

Other daily tasks will include

  • Concept drawing for tenders and presentations.
  • Material take offs and preparing material lists for pricing.
  • Specification and ordering of materials.
  • Creating workshop manufacturing drawings.
  • Creating profile drawings for CNC cutting.
  • Working with workshop supervisors to identify issues and resolve problems.
  • Working with operations manager to program and prioritise the manufacturing schedule.
  • Liaising with clients to resolve production queries.
  • Control of manufacturing documents and records in accordance with our
    EN1090 & ISO9001 management systems.
  • Preparation for ISO 9001, ISO 45001, EN1090 & SSIP audits.