CAD Technician in United Kingdom

Applying for the CAD Technician role

Job Title: CAD Technician
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £32,000 - £36,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Construction & Property
Sub Sector: Other Construction & Property
Job Reference No: RH16CADTech140220

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for a CAD Technician / Revit Technician to join our family run business. This is an amazing opportunity offering a competitive salary and a chance to develop new skills

CAD Technician / Revit Technician

Location: Haywards Heath

Position: Contract and permanent positions available

Salary: GBP32,000 - 36,000 per year

Company profile

A family business specialising in the design, manufacture and assembly of luxury bespoke oak framed buildings such as houses, extensions, garages and outbuildings. Our clients can approach us at various stages of project, from concept creation through to manufacture of the oak frame. We can design buildings independently or we can work with architects to produce specialist oak frame drawings and produce the buildings. Each project is individual, and we work with independent contractors on various aspects of each project, ranging from architects, structural engineers, joiners through to building contractors.

The role of CAD Technician / Revit Technician

This is a varied role within a small, but busy team, working on a variety of high end, bespoke projects, combining complete building design with technical and engineering knowledge to produce 2D and 3D detailed building and construction drawings for residential or commercial timber framed structures. The role requires ability to understand and react quickly and accurately to changing requirements from the customers. It also requires flexibility in the use of CAD and Revit design packages and willingness to expand knowledge into specialist timber framing software and timber frame jointing details.

Responsibilities

- Assisting in the design of timber frame houses, extensions, garages, outbuildings and other structures. Working from sales briefs and quotes, Sketchup or architects` drawings to produce detailed project drawings for planning, construction and building control
- Progressing projects through planning application process
- Liaise internally with sales, operations and production departments; externally with planning and building control departments, as well as directly with clients as necessary
- Site visits as required
- Identifying and resolving technical issues and queries, producing technical drawings including timber frame jointing, and producing CNC machine files
- Producing standard detail drawings and build instructions


Required skills & experience

- We are looking for a self-motivated and proactive person, preferably of engineering background, with 5-6 years` experience in detailed building design (timber frame experience would be an advantage). We offer a varied environment and an opportunity to develop new skills.
- Excellent knowledge of 3D AutoCAD (with Architecture bolt-on a benefit) and good knowledge of Revit is essential
- A knowledge of HSB CAD on Autodesk products would be a great advantage but not essential.
- A good knowledge of Sketchup
- Experience exporting to some CNC machines would be an advantage
- Experience in construction detailing and building regs drawings (good working knowledge of current building regulations) is essential
- Experience in planning applications and building regs applications
- Understanding of the engineering concepts of construction
- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects are key skills


Benefits:

- Salary of GBP32,000 - 36,000 per year
- Holiday allowance of 21 days plus bank holidays
- Pension Scheme
- Opportunity to develop new skills
- And many more


Next Steps

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