Senior CAD Technician

Undisclosed Company
Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
£30000 - £35000 per annum
16 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower is working with a prominent employer in the area that requires a Senior CAD Technician working from their modern offices in Peterborough.

Reporting into the Design Manager, this exciting opportunity would suit a Degree educated Senior Technician that will assume role as lead designer working as part of a team to provide full design package for a wide variety of rental and sale modular projects using standard components from the company range of products.

Main responsibilities

* Production of detailed design drawings and information using AutoCad and Revit
* Creation of Bills of Material using standard building blocks within the company MRP system
* Manage communication with Local Authority and Approved Inspectors and provide information as required to successfully achieve compliance with Building Regulations (and Building Warrant in Scotland).
* Provide technical expertise in client and design team meetings
* Ensure best value in design to meet and increase the profitability of the project
* Manage design risk and monitor its mitigation through design Risk Assessments
* Ensure that Group Standards and Quality standards are complied with.
* Develop innovative and cost effective designs to meet the project objectives
* Ensure design is compliant with legislation and employers requirements
* Coordinating design information between supply chain
* Liaising with supply chain, customers and consultants

Key factors for success (short-term, mid-term and long-term)

Success in 6 months will include:

* Producing detailed customer and working drawings
* Managing workloads to meet programme objectives.
* Coordinate design drawings with contracts team
* Build full understanding of company standard products

Success in 1 year will include:

* Responsible for overseeing all design drawings from inception through to completion and produce as built information.
* Produce accurate design information for the each of the contracts
* Ability to manage workloads against the contract objectives

Job experience & skills requirements

* Proven track record in technical design and detailing of modular projects
* Good working knowledge of AutoCAD
* Working knowledge of Autodesk Revit an advantage
* Good numeracy and computer skills
* Knowledge of materials/construction methods
* Knowledge of Building Regulations & British Standards and how to apply them.
* Knowledge of Education and Health related Regulations / Codes of Practice.
* Good communication/presentation skills
* Working well as a team and on own initiative when necessary
* Capable of meeting deadlines
* High level of drive, energy and initiative, entrepreneurial, resilient, proactive, focused, tenacious and committed, with high standards and achievement orientation
* Good team player
* Good attention to detail
* Able to think fast on your feet.


Relevant Construction based HNC/Degree an advantage

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to build a rewarding career within a leading UK business in their sector.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Jamie Gidney on 01733 565488

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