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CAD Technician

  • Location:

    Ipswich

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £230000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR412_1631115531

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

CAD Technician
Ipswich
£20,000-£23,000

Job Role
To support the design and specification of Building Services for the client, ensuring that structures are safe and economic.

Team worker:

Participate as a member of the team, supporting colleagues working collaboratively to develop the business
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
Take ownership for own personal development with a willingness to learn, acquiring new skills that will support you in your role
Liaise with engineers and other professional colleagues in developing designs

Customer service:

Represent the company throughout the industry in a professional manner, creating a positive first impression
Work collaboratively with other professionals, contractors and suppliers

Business delivery:

Produce high quality and accurate design drawings relevant to the Structural Engineering discipline
Work in both 3D and 2D modelling environments
Adhere to drawing conventions and modelling protocols
Maintain drawing libraries and associated document management processes and procedures
Maintain and prioritise workload based on cost, quality or timescales
Assess the environmental and Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions

Communication:

Create a positive and professional first impression of the company
Deal with all contacts professionally
Liaise with Architects and other professional staff and provide technical advice to them

BIM roles and responsibilities:

Ensuring Asset Information requirements as set out in the Employers Information Requirements are delivered on a BIM project
Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
Enable integration and coordination of information within the models
Manage spatial coordination
Propose resolutions to coordination clashes

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members, line manager, Directors and customers
Contribution to service
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets

It's essential you have:

CAD experience within a Civil / Structural context
Proficiency in the use of ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Revit or similar CAD modelling software
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
The ability to create neat and accurate technical drawings
Good standard of literacy and numeracy
A professional, friendly and honest attitude, building good relationships with colleagues
Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver clear and accurate information
A team worker and customer focus - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Strong organisation - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines

How you act:

Professional, friendly and honest - Build good relationships with colleagues and understands the importance of confidentiality
Attention to detail - Able to deliver clear and accurate information
Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service