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CAD Technician (AutoCAD/Civil 3D)

Date Posted: 13th February 2020
  • Job Ref: 172
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an experienced CAD Technician, with AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D experience, to join an employer who fully supports their professional staff and promotes a progressive and positive work environment.


What’s in it for you?


  • Salary up to circa £40k
  • Standard working hours,
  • Staff benefits - Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Income protection, Pension, Travel loan, Free eye tests,
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays and Christmas off,
  • Childcare vouchers, gym discount and cycle to work scheme. 
  • A supportive work environment where professional and personal development is encouraged and celebrated 


The role


Responsibilities include:


  • Produce accurate and technically correct CAD and manual drawings.
  • Assisting Job Directors/Technical Directors/Engineers in managing projects from inception to completion.
  • Develop details from Engineer’s sketches with minimum assistance to complete working drawings.
  • Manipulate electronic drawings prepared by others to form the basis of new drawings. 
  • Produce drawings by the most efficient and cost-effective method maintaining quality/technical accuracy. 
  • Work within fee scales and budgets
  • Develop drawings to include only required information within timeframe agreed
  • Respond to queries on drawings from external consultants, clients and contractors, ensuring responses are recorded and actioned. 
  • Review and comment of fabrication/specialists’ drawings.
  • Complying with Health & Safety and CDM Regulations and adhering to the health and safety culture
  • Preparation of sketches to communicate solutions and issues to other team members.
  • Complying with QA procedures and ensuring they are adhered to.
  • Visiting sites and other premises to undertake inspections and record information as necessary.
  • Prepare copies of drawings for issue together with any printing, folding and issue document preparation.  Issue electronic copies of drawings by e-mail.


Is this you?


  • Conversant with AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D to create 3D surfaces, drainage models, external works and cut and fill models
  • HNC or HND in Civil Engineering or Building Studies or 2 years relevant experience
  • Education to GCSE grade C or equivalent in at least 5 subjects, including Maths & English
  • Knowledge of administration systems
  • Experience in the presentation of information in sketch and drawing form
  • Proficiency in producing working drawings in CAD for all types of construction projects; knowledge of building products and materials.
  • Able to work permanently in the Chelmsford area



Please send a cv detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate consideration.


Don't delay...apply today!


Contact: Kevin Butler, Senior Consultant