CAD Technician

Location: Alva, Birstall and Northampton

Category: Gas, Electricity, Water, Multi-Utility

Ref No: JD1686

Summary of role

The role will involve reviewing as-laid information submitted from operational teams, liaising with administration team, operatives, supervisors and managers to ensure weekly as-laid data is correctly updated and recorded onto existing CAD construction drawings and submit to relevant network owner timeously.

Key Responsibilities
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and an ability to create, read and modify technical drawings.
  • IT skills and demonstrable experience using computer-aided design software such as AutoCAD and Solidworks
  • The ability to transfer, display and manipulate data using Microsoft Office and other programmes.
  • Attention to detail to create accurate and detailed as-laid dimensions and liaise with colleagues' to assist validation accuracy and quality.
  • Communication skills and relationship building with colleagues and network owners to understand and interpret their designs and specific requirements
  • Liaising with other staff to assist with collation of all as-laid data, test certification and submission of records for ongoing and completed projects.
  • Organisation and time management to complete work to project deadlines
  • A flexible approach to decision making, to make changes to drawings at short notice
  • Spatial skills to be able to visualise projects in 2D and 3D
  • Problem solving, creativity and innovation in order to come up with solutions to as-laid problems
Person Specification
  • BCS Certificate in 2D Computer Aided Design (ECDL CAD) Level 2
  • BTEC Certificates and Diplomas in Engineering Levels 2 and 3
  • BTEC National Certificates and Diplomas in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Civil Engineering Level 3
  • City and Guilds Certificate in Computer Aided Design Parametric Modelling Levels 1 to 3
  • City and Guilds Certificate in 2D Computer Aided Design (4353) Level 2, and Level 3, which allows you to specialise in 2D or 3D design

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