CAD Technician (Cardiff)
Capita plc
Glamorgan , Wales , UK
1d ago

The Role : As part of a design team you will be responsible for developing schemes from conception through to construction stage drawings.

If required, training and guidance will be provided in the use of AutoCAD and other applicable software packages. You will provide support and advice to the team and help coordinate the delivery of projects for a growing number of Local Authorities in Wales and throughout the UK.

You will be involved in feasibility studies, preliminary design, consultation and detailed design work together with the production of reinforcement drawings and scheduling.

Responsibilities :

  • Production of outline feasibility drawings as part of the design development process.
  • Basic Cad drawing to assist the structural designers.
  • Assist the Design Engineers in the preparation of design drawings and structural details.
  • Production of reinforcement drawings and schedules.
  • Preparation of drawings and maps for exhibitions, working groups and committee purposes as required.
  • To work independently using your initiative with minimal supervision full training will be provided, if required.
  • To contribute to the development and management of projects in which you are involved.
  • Ensure compliance with all Quality, technical standards, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations and considerations
  • Essential Qualifications / Experience / Skills

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good relationship management with both colleagues and clients
  • Ability to work under direction but to be able to use own initiative when required
  • Desirable Qualifications / Experience / Skills

  • 3D CAD proficiency
  • Experience of working within a relevant technical team
  • Experience of preparing feasibility studies and concept sketches, progressing them to the preliminary design stage, developing them through consultation before submitting detailed design
  • Ability to liaise with internal departments and external customers and suppliers to obtain any missing information or to resolve any queries in relation to drawings / products
  • IT Literate, capable of using MS Word, Excel and other office packages
  • Able to prioritise and organise own work with minimum supervision, working to deadlines and with competing priorities
  • Ambition to further career and pursue relevant qualifications
  • A desire to learn and develop a career in Civil Engineering
  • Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions.

    We have over 4,000 staff at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services.

    The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

    We do much more than simply delivering projects; we design, manage and partner. We focus on building strategic relationships with our clients -

    delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention.

    We support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that we direct effort where it is most needed.


  • Salary £Neg (depending upon experience).
  • Contractual working hours 37.5 per week.
  • Annual leave-25 days (plus statutory).
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more.
  • The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop their career within Capita, support will be provided for obtaining further relevant professional qualifications.

    We will consider applicants with minimal experience through to competent experienced Senior CAD Engineers. Salary will be negotiable and will be dependent on relevant experience.

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