Engineering CAD Technician

Hays Building
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Engineering CAD Technicians to join a multi-national consultancy.

Your new company
This organisation has a wealth of expertise across the European region (and wider global business) within diverse sectors including water, mining, waste, power, infrastructure, and the built environment. They are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping their clients achieve their sustainability goals. They are a consultancy with over 1650 staff across 5 regions - including over 430 staff across Europe. The company's 'one team' culture is at the heart of the business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development.

Your new role
Joining as part of the Engineering team, but potentially providing wider support across the business; you'll have a fantastic opportunity to support the Engineering team to develop designs for power, infrastructure and built environment projects using 2D & 3D software. Your main duties will include:

  • prepare 3D models and 2D detail drawings from engineer's sketches
  • Responsible for document management and the issuing of drawings
  • Support Digital Engineering Lead in maintaining CAD standards, best practice and processes for modelling, content creation and advanced digital developments
  • Manage procurement of site data, such as stats searches and topographical surveys
  • Assist with on-site survey work

What you'll need to succeed
You will be proficient in using Civil 3D and AutoCAD, alternatively you have experience using a similar 3D software. Key skills and knowledge you need to demonstrate includes:

  • HNC (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering; or HNC CAD
  • Knowledge of highways, drainage, and earthworks/levels design
  • Understanding of engineering/civil drawings
  • Familiarity with British Standards/Codes of Practice
  • EngTech MICE (or working towards)
  • Experience working in a Common Data Environment such as ProjectWise, BIM360, 4Projects, Aconex or similar
  • A good team player confident to liaise with other staff locally and across the global business
  • Strong written communication skills - able to annotate changes in the description of works
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage time with multiple tasks and work to deadlines

What you'll get in return
Along with a competitive salary, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day's annual leave, the company offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and their family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

What you need to do now
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