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CAD Operator

Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a CAD Operator to join our Environment and Infrastructure engineering team, working on the design of buildings and infrastructure projects in either our London or Leamington Spa offices.

You will contribute to the project engineering design input at all stages from feasibility and 'optioneering' through to the production of detailed designs for procurement and construction. You will bring an understanding of engineering design related to construction in Waste, Transport, Utilities, Defence or related sectors and an ability to use design software.

Key Responsibilities
  • Production of computer aided design drawings to clients' engineering standards and specifications and ensuring design deliverables meet required standards of accuracy and quality
  • Ensure compliance with the appropriate CAD standards
  • Compliance with the appropriate BIM standards and procedures
  • Working in conjunction with multi-disciplinary engineering teams - civil, structural, water management, process, mechanical & electrical/ICA
  • Supporting projects with data analysis and contributing to reports
  • Preparation of simple calculations
  • Supporting the administration of project
  • Supporting construction works on site through site visits and working with site engineering staff to resolve technical issues
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
  • Keeping your training log up to date and attending training/ Continued Professional Development days (CPD), where appropriate

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Experience

  • Proficient in Computer Aided Design (CAD) with an excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD for production of construction drawings
  • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate their work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
  • Ability to communicate fluently with other team members and produce reports in written English
  • Have a heightened awareness of personal safety and an understanding of the CDM Regulations
  • Ability to travel and visit operational and construction sites as required and to act in a safe manner

  • An understanding of BIM
  • Knowledge and experience of creating 3D models using Civil 3D and Revit
  • Practice of model coordination and clash avoidance activities using Navisworks
  • Experience with Autodesk Infraworks and Vehicle tracking
  • Knowledge/experience of using highway design software packages
  • Experience of using drainage software such as MicroDrainage or PDS


  • HNC qualification in civil engineering or equivalent Student, affiliate or associate
  • Qualifications in use of CAD / Design software packages

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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