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CAD Technician

CAD Technician

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace Design and Concept

  • Salary:

    Up to £17.56 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Roberts

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    13 Months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Morson are currently working with a high profile Aerospace company based in the Bristol Area and have a requirement for a CAD Technician to join the team on a 13 month contract basis to cover Maternity leave. Rate of pay is £17.56 PAYE.

Our Client is looking for the following:

CAD Technician - Job description:

  • Strong work experience and knowledge in fundamentals of Autodesk AutoCad 2D software (working with layers, dynamic blocks, attributes, dimensions, viewports, scales and external files)
  • Use of Autodesk AutoCad 2D software to create drawings in accordance with the company's standards
  • Create high-quality detailed technical drawings and plans based on designs supplied by engineers and designers.
  • Prepare conceptual drawings or make modifications/ updates to existing layouts.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Drawing control for 3 Bristol sites (Filton, Western Approach and Global Technology Centre) with 10+ production buildings
  • Work and support within a number of different departments:
  • New work project team
  • Maintenance
  • Health & Safety
  • Environment
  • Industrial engineers
  • Architects
  • Keeping a register of existing drawings
  • Work with different specialties:
  • Architectural drawings (structural designs for new construction) under the direction of architects or engineers.
  • Civil engineering drawings for Maintenance and Services team (electrical layouts, ductworks and piping systems)
  • Mechanical drawings for manufacturing engineers (layouts for production and manufacturing shop floors areas)
  • Environmental and Health and Safety drawings (regulatory layouts for fire officers for example: Fire Zone drawings, Building Custodians, Fire Marshal layouts etc.)
  • Production management drawings (asset codes management of existing machinery).
  • Liaise with engineers and designers to understand their design requirements and provide technical advice to manufacturing and construction technicians
  • Provide accurate, high detailed and to scale drawings
  • Ensure drawings are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols
  • Conduct regular site visits and surveys when required to gain better understanding of the layout and prepare own survey with measurements.
  • Present working drawings for use in all stages of the project, tender, construction and installation
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and ability to create and read technical drawings
  • Working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to work to tight deadlines to meet agreed targets
  • Attending internal meeting with building contractors as required and support project teams
  • Ability to be a team player and have a flexible approach to prioritising workload
  • Be self-sufficient with minimal supervision
  • Assisting with any issue quickly
  • Experience within any area of building planning
  • Provide approved master drawings and work in progress drawings
  • Coordination the collection of data and incorporating this information into drawings, schematics and maps.
  • Work hand-in-hand with engineers to convert designs into technical drawings through the use of CAD software
  • Good drawing aesthetics
  • Portfolio with a few sample of CAD drawings is necessary
  • Knowledge of current HSE requirements and UK Building Regulations are additional advantages