Structural Steel Draughtsman

HP4 Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000/annum
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Structural & Architectural London based Steelwork Contractor looking for an experienced CAD Engineer from within the Structural & Architectural Steel sector. This role will be a challenge as it a key position within the business and will involve client interaction. A CAD Engineer who thrives on a challenge and who has pride in their work and a passion for steel need only apply.

As an SME, the pressure is often on to do the impossible and the business bases its reputation on their hard working team who in turn deliver a quality product with impeccable service. The successful candidate would have the ability to meet every challenge head-on and always view it positively as an opportunity to grow as is the company ethos.

Required Experience:

• Excellent knowledge of steel design & steel connection details
• Experience of producing architectural metalwork’s and structural steel’s fabrication drawings using Tekla is essential. Knowledge of other software (Revit) would be beneficial, not required.
• Must be able to read and interpret Engineers and Architect’s drawings and understand and able to deliver the information from Structural Steel specification into the fabrication drawing.
• Ability to liaise competently with Engineers & Architects and manage the flow of technical information on the project is essential.
• Ability to work as a team to ensure every project is a success. Works will involve co-ordination with Commercial, Project, Production and Site Department.
• Ability to work from site measurements and produce fabrication drawings from those measurements. Liaising with ASME site engineer/team to close out/clarify any discrepancies.
• Ability to work under pressure and manage number of projects at any given time by prioritising projects based on site dates and production needs. Very keen and eager to get the job done even if it requires overtime to complete the work
• Knowledge of current drawing practice and standards related to 3D Model build, connections detailing and fabrication drawings is essential. Knowledge of ISO 9001, CE Marking BS EN 1090 and PAS 1192-2 will be desirable.
• Able to work to company’s procedure and ensure the flow of information and document controlling is maintained to high level.


• Design Review Meeting with Project managers to review the Specification, Tender drawings, Site surveys & Connection calculations.
• Raise RFI’s following the review meeting and the initial modelling for any design discrepancies, clashes, missing information to the responsible parties involved and maintain the RFI register.
• Track correspondence with Client’s Structural Engineer, ASME’s Structural Engineer and project Managers and file on system
• Keep track of all the variation and maintain the variation record sheets with supporting evidence and data for the Commercial team to access
• Maintain organised project design folders with all revisions clearly labelled to show the current issues.
• Raise and control document registers. Document control (drawings, calculations, RFI, variation) of high standard is vital. Maintain hard copy file.

You will need to be an already experienced user of TEKLA software to be considered for this position. In the long term the business is looking to build a Design & CAD team around the successful applicant.

This is a great opportunity to join an already established and reputable business. If you would like further information or to submit your CV, please contact David Mead on (Apply online only)