Technical Moves | Structural Graduate / Engineering CAD Technician Cambridgeshire

Structural Graduate / Engineering CAD Technician

An independent consultancy with a mix of projects and a track record of supporting engineers to success at Chartered status has an excellent opportunity for a Civil or Structural Graduate or CAD Technician with a buildings background to join their team.


Your New Role

The Company
Our client works on a range of building structures design projects including industrial, healthcare, education and residential schemes typically from £1m - £25m in value. The consultancy is a well established business with a high level of repeat business in these markets built on long term client trust. As a small practice have a friendly team with a focus on developing talent and supporting Engineers towards Chartered status, with a flexibility and easy to deal with attitude. Their Cambridgeshire office offers a full range of structural engineering design consultancy and support services.


Job Description
The successful candidate will be someone that can do a variety of jobs and work as part of a team. You will be working closely with Chartered Engineers gaining excellent experience on a day to day basis and as such our client is looking for someone that wants to get involved in design, undertake CAD drawings and site visits when required, a real team player with a focus on quality.

Our client is willing to consider motivated Graduate Civil and Structural Engineers with an interest in building a career in building structures. Equally they would also consider an Engineering Technician or CAD technician at OND or HND level that had relevant project experience. You must have some AutoCAD experience and preferably Revit too, but they training on Revit can be provided if needed.

You will be responsible providing technical support to project engineers and work on projects from inception to completion and be willing to carry out site inspections and produce AutoCAD drawings as required.

Essential skills
· Must be locally based or have previous connections to the region
· ONC, HNC or degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or similar.
· Flexible approach to work and ability to work as part of a team.
· Good communication, interpersonal and team working skills.
· Good analytical, IT, presentation and organisational skills.
· Ability to work effectively under pressure, demonstrate initiative and be proactive
· Ability to assess, prioritise and organise self


In return you will be rewarded with a salary to reflect your qualifications, design ability and AutoCAD experience. The company is looking for someone who wants to advance themselves and build a long term career.

Our client is looking for local people with knowledge of their local area; ideally you will be based in Cambridgeshire or sensible commute from the surrounding local area by train - i.e. Bedford, Northants, Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Cambridge etc