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CAD Technician

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    Building & Construction

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

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    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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We're continuing to adapt to the unprecedented circumstances brought about by COVID-19. Wherever possible, all interviews, assessments and background checks will take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact.
Job Description:

Based in our Carlisle office this is fantastic opportunity to progress your career in Civil / Structural Engineering, we will offer all support required and provide mentoring via a structured ICE approved Training schemes for candidates who wish to pursue professional qualifications.

As part of a design team you will be responsible for developing schemes form conception through to construction stage drawings. If required, training and guidance will be provided in the use of AutoCAD and other applicable software packages.

You will provide support and advice to the team and help co-ordinate the delivery of projects for a growing number of Local Authorities and throughout the UK. You will be involved in feasibility studies, preliminary design, consultation and detailed design work together with the production of reinforcement drawings and scheduling.

What you'll be doing:

Production of outline feasibility drawings as part of the design development process.
Basic Cad drawing to assist the structural designers.
Assist the Design Engineers in the preparation of design drawings and structural details.
Production of reinforcement drawings and schedules.
Preparation of drawings and maps for exhibitions, working groups and committee purposes as required.
To work independently using your initiative with minimal supervision - full training will be provided, if required.
To contribute to the development and management of projects in which you are involved.
Ensure compliance with all Quality, technical standards, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations and considerations
What we're looking for:

Minimum of 5 GCSE's including Maths and English
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Good relationship management with both colleagues and clients
Ability to work under direction but to be able to use own initiative when required
3D CAD proficiency
Experience of working within a relevant technical team
Experience of preparing feasibility studies and concept sketches, progressing them to the preliminary design stage, developing them through consultation before submitting detailed design
About Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

Across the UK, our clients rely on our trusted team of experts delivering ingenious and effective solutions for their projects. From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach.

We're a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

What's in it for you?

A competitive basic salary
23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in our company

You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

We are creating tomorrow's prosperous and connected places. Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All our colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from our offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all our locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.