Project Engineer / CAD Technician – AutoCAD / BIM Technician

05 Jul 2017
02 Aug 2017
Elina Lund
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Engineer / CAD Technician – AutoCAD / BIM Technician

Salary: Commensurate to Experience

Based: Billingshurst, West Sussex

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent – 8:30 am to 17:00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30 am to 16:30 pm on Friday with one hour for lunch.

The company is seeking an experienced Project Engineer/CAD Technician to join their growing team based within the Billingshurst area, in supplying electrical busbar systems to the UK market and abroad.

The suitable applicant should be able to get off to a brisk and successful start, whilst being able to meet a high standard of work in an informal but dynamic environment.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of building services and electrical systems, and be proficient in AutoCAD.

Working with the Design Manager, the successful candidate will be involved in initial consultations with clients and other equipment manufactures to develop detailed layout drawings for the company’s products, seeing projects through the design and approval process to manufacture and site installation.

The company is currently undergoing a review of its design procedures, including migration of certain aspects to BIM, and the successful applicant will have an active role in this process.

The work is varied, interesting and often fast paced, requiring both a high level of accuracy and good communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

* Conversion of customer’s needs into route drawings.
* Preparation and checking of bills of materials for issue to the factory.
* Coordinating with customers, colleagues, factory staff and installation contractors.
* Some limited site-based work, taking measurements & conversion into drawings.
* Maintaining up-to-date records of work on projects.
* Follow the company QA procedures.

Key Requirements:

* Ability to work to deadlines.
* Articulate & numerate.
* A working knowledge of electrical and building systems.
* Must be able to read and fully understand engineering drawings.
* Must be fully IT literate (Excel, Word, Adobe, Outlook).
* Proficient in AutoCAD (2016), and provide evidence of such.
* Knowledge of other CAD/Modelling software an advantage.
* Able to work both as part of a team and on own initiative.
* Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and adapt to changing priorities and circumstances on a daily basis.

You will benefit from 25 days holiday entitlement with up to a week to be taken at Christmas time to coincide with office shutdown.

Due to the nature of the role, the company will not be providing sponsorship or relocation packages for this position so only candidates eligible to both live and work in the UK will be considered.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; CAD Technician, CAD, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Design Technician, AutoCAD, 2D CAD, CAD Operator, CAD Designer, CAD Design, BIM Technician, BIM Operator, along with the relevant project experience, will also be considered for this role.