Vacancy: CAD Technician / Designer

By | 1 March 2021

We are recruiting for a full-time CAD Technician/Designer to work in our busy design department.

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the creation of standard drawings which can then be used as templates and updated as practices change
  2. Assist sales with any new enquiries having an early involvement advising clients direct with new projects
  3. Attend sales meetings to assist and answer technical questions
  4. Attend any site meetings that require designer input
  5. Design and prepare detailed (CAD) general arrangement drawings including plans, elevations and section drawings, and/or scale drawings for complex projects from observation, survey measurements, sketches, and specifications
  6. Interface with other departments to assis with the flow of work from sales, planning, factory, delivery and installation.
  7. Prepare electronic (CAD) fabrication drawings, cutting lists, material schedules/allocations, packing lists and paint schedules
  8. Prepare basic requirements on structural design for assessment by structural engineer
  9. Liaise with customers to obtain and agree details
  10. Chair pre-site meetings with the installation teams to discuss your designs helping the installation process
  11. Provide any sales drawings requested to help win new projects
  12. Preparation of risk assessments and method statements for use on site
  13. Preparation of ‘as built’ drawings for inclusion in O&Ms
  14. Must be exact in their work



  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor
  • Sage
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Awareness of CDM and other mandatory regulations



  • Working within a close knit family business that has been in operation for 30 years
  • 24 days holiday plus all statutory bank holidays. An amount of holiday allowance must be saved for Christmas shutdown – normally 4 days
  • Staff pension scheme with Peoples Pension in line with auto enrolment rules
  • Medicash staff health care plan (qualifying after 3 months employment)
  • Staff death in service life insurance plan (qualifying after 3 months employment)
  • 3 paid days sick which roll over year on year if not used