CAD Technician

We are seeking a CAD Technician to join a Telecomms Designer and Manufacturer based in Cheshire. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a specialist company in a hands-on, varied role. Our client currently works on some of the UK’s leading projects in the construction industry.

Role: CAD Technician
Position Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 salary plus benefits
Location: Cheshire
Industry: Electrical
Reference: HQ5945
Date Posted: 01/06/2017

What does the job involve?

Reporting direct to the Directors you will support the M&E project team and Manufacturing team by producing markup and layout drawings using AutoCAD. This role is extremely varied and includes documentation, writing of instructions and procedures and client/customer meetings as well as the CAD work. On occasions, there will also be an opportunity to work at the manufacturing site. Therefore a flexible, hands-on candidate is required.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Planning and organisation skills to be able to run and monitor the design process;
  • The ability to act decisively and solve problems;
  • The capacity to grasp concepts easily;
  • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes;
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively;
  • Strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget and at the right time;
  • The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
  • The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner;
  • The person will need to be very flexible and able to work in a small team;
  • Management experience is desirable but not essential;
  • Be proactive;
  • Be familiar with mechanical engineering practices;
  • The ability to deliver designs in very tight timescales;
  • Enthusiasm is key;
  • The ability to adapt quickly to our ever changing demands;
  • Knowledge of IET 17th edition regs is desirable;

What are the pay and benefits?

£20,000 – £25,000 salary plus benefits

If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, please reply to this advert and one of our Consultants will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. Recruitment processes with our Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.

If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.