CAD Designer / Draughtsperson

£30000 - £38000 per annum + plus benefits
13 Apr 2021
23 Apr 2021
Elysion Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: CAD Designer / Draughtsperson

Location: Derbyshire

Salary: £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus overtime (dependent on experience) Contributory Pension Scheme

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Full time position, 40 Hours minimum. They are looking to fill this position with a candidate with a degree of flexibility - the workload varies considerably and at times overtime working during the normal working week is inevitable

Probationary Period: 3 Months

Holidays: 20 days plus statutory Bank Holidays, increasing over time to a maximum of 25

The vacancy is for an additional CAD designer to strengthen the team. The company is a busy, successful Architectural Metalwork Fabricator, based on the edge of the Peak District. They specialise in the design, manufacture, and installation of contemporary, bespoke, high end architectural metalwork products primarily in mild steel, stainless steel & glass. Supplying regional and national contracts up to £120K to both private clients and their large repeat customer base in the construction sector, they punch above their weight to continue to develop a reputation of delivering cost effective imaginative ideas, with a high standard of workmanship, to tight deadlines, accompanied by great levels of customer service. Due to a full order book, they are looking to recruit an additional, fully experienced, CAD designer to join this small team. Promotional possibilities exist for the right candidate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* This key position involves managing the whole design function of the business for both large and small projects on behalf of principal contractors and private clients
* Independently produce CAD design packages of architectural metalwork. In particular staircases, balustrade, balconies and glasswork
* Preparation of high quality, technically accurate GA’s to meet set design requirements, and submission for approval, updating as needed following comments, site surveys and other amendments
* Prepare complete Fabrication Drawing Packages for both in house and subcontract production (Models, Assemblies, Single Parts, DXF's, Material & Bolt Lists & Schedules and installation drawings)
* Liaison with suppliers and subcontractors to complete procurement of components.
* Self-discipline and good time management skills are essential as at any one time you could be working on a number of different projects

Reporting To: The company owner/managing director

The Candidate


* Advance Steel skills advantageous and preferred, but what have you? Tekla experience or other 2D & 3D CAD modelling systems considered
* You will be able to confidently produce CAD drawings independently
* Working knowledge and up-to-date with regulations on stairs and balustrade
* Have the ability to work on their own initiative to a high standard and effectively in a team
* High Competency in all standard Microsoft Office components


* Considerable experience required in secondary steelwork, structural, architectural, staircases, balustrade, glasswork & general welded fabrications
* Proven Construction / Steel Fabrication background

Qualification & Education:

* Essential - Good general education, Time served Draughtsperson or Degree level education in relevant subject
* You will hold a full driving licence with a maximum of 3 penalty points



* ‘Can do’ attitude who can work well under pressure to achieve deadlines and programmes
* You will be a great communicator at all levels, both verbally and on email, always proactive and committed, with a professional, friendly manner and an ability to portray expertise in the role
* Cool in a crisis, you will have a calm and imaginative approach to problem solving and an ability to be a fast learner
* Must have an exceptional attention to detail and a great eye for good design


* Site surveying experience advantageous

References are required and evidence of a strong portfolio of previous work will be a definite requirement


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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; CAD Technician, CAD, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Design Technician, 2D CAD, CAD Operator, CAD Designer, CAD Design, Draughtsperson, Design Engineer, CAD Engineer, Engineering Graduate, Graduate Engineer may also be considered for this role

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