Technical Moves | Surveying CAD Technician Suffolk

Surveying CAD Technician

A great opportunity to start your career in development! If you have surveying and CAD experience in a related technical discipline, this position offers real progression and plenty of exposure to the whole development process, assisting with planning and technical matters.


The Company

Our client is an independent property investment business looking to appoint a Surveying CAD Technician / Development Coordinator for their expanding Suffolk team. The company which has gone from strength to strength, growing 300% in size over the last 2 years alone, managing residential and commercial property investments with a projected value of £240m and is also involved in the promotion of land for over 12,000 dwellings.

Job Description

You will be qualified to a minimum of HNC level in a construction related discipline with AutoCAD experience gained with a consultant, house builder, surveying specialist, developer or contractor. You will have a working knowledge of planning and technical matters related to all aspects of mixed-use development and have a good understanding of mapping, topographical and measured building surveys and plans.

You will be assisting with technical appraisals on sites for potential acquisition, reviewing any constraints and opportunities to development. This will include web-based research, geological and flood mapping, digital title boundaries, historical information.

You will assist with obtaining topographical surveys, underground service reports, asbestos, condition, site investigation, contamination assessments, structural, surveys, party walls, ecological and other enquiries including budget quotes and costs.

This is a varied role that will put your technical and planning skills to good use. You will prepare concept and site plans and display information using CAD. Attending project and design meetings as required, as well as proactively liaising with external parties, investors, local planning authorities, surveyors, environmental and design consultants.

Essential skills

  • The ability to communicate clearly and develop good working relationships with all stakeholders at all levels and at all times is essential.
  • The ability to use AutoCAD to draw up layout drawings and contract plans

In return

This is a great entry level position into the world of development, offering real progression and a chance to be involved with the whole process from assessment, acquisition and sale. For more information or to discuss how your skills and experience could benefit this client then send in your CV with details of your CAD experience to be shortlisted.