AutoCAD Technician

Recruiter
PWS Technical Services (UK) LTD
Location
Derby
Salary
£20000 - £30000/annum plus package
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Our client has long been established as one of the UK’s leading specialist structural steelwork contractors, renowned for providing technically advanced and cost-effective solutions across a variety of sectors including building, civil engineering, rail, industrial, commercial and infrastructure. Their reputation is built on engineering excellence and a commitment to continual innovation, backed by a central technical design and project management resource team, they can deliver the full range of steelwork and structures techniques. As one of the largest specialist contractors in the industry, they are able to provide clients with a truly bespoke engineered solution, all to the required British Standards, and fully supported by their state of the art processes and technologies. Their offering includes access / architectural / secondary / structural steelwork, mezzanine flooring, structural chimneys and flues, and support masts.

Due to continued growth and a number of recent, significant contract awards our client is now looking to appoint an AutoCAD Technician / Engineer, with the main purpose of the role to provide total Draughting support to produce exceptional quality engineering drawings and documents for various projects.

The Role

• Produce 3D drawings using AutoCAD / Structural Detailing, and associated documents in support of various projects
• Create sketches / drawings as required by Clients and Engineers
• Ensure all work produced meets the required standards, and to maintain the drawing register and files
• Ensure completion of all works within agreed Client specifications, company requirements and project delivery timescales
• Regularly liaising with Project Managers, Engineers and Clients
• Assist Project Managers with data input, including co-ordinated setting out of drawings and schedules
• Maintain and develop a strong customer focus in the timely provision of accurate designs and drawings
• Ensure drawings are issued to site and Clients in a professional and timely manner

The Person

• Up to 5 years’ experience in a drawing / draughting office environment
• Extensive experience in the use of 3D AutoCAD, with a proficiency in AutoCAD Structural Detailing being ideal, although not essential
• A proficient user of Microsoft Excel and Word
• Ideally experienced within the structural / specialist steelwork industry, or within a related construction or engineering field
• Experience in the production of 3D drawings using AutoCAD
• Flexibility to be able to carry out your duties in the interests of the team, with the ability to meet deadlines and work on your own initiative
• A keen eye for detail and willing to take responsibility for the detailed content of all work as produced
• Aspiring to develop professionally with a willingness to learn and develop new skills, and a desire to increase your experience in the production of 3D AutoCAD drawings

This challenging and exciting opportunity, based in the Midlands, requires an individual with demonstrable experience of producing 3D AutoCAD drawings, ideally with a background from within any of the following sectors; structural steelwork (any area / application, including general steel fabrication), structural engineering, RC structures / concrete structures, construction, general engineering, civil engineering, rail or infrastructure. An attractive basic salary (permanent) plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work and future career progression given the company’s continued commitment to future growth.

We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status, religion / belief or nationality