CAD Designer / Draughtsperson Or Trainee
Recruitment Genius
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
14h ago

This long established company with more than 25 years’ experience in the precast concrete industry, offers a design, supply and installation service to main contractors nationwide.

They are now looking for a CAD Designer / Draughtsperson to join their busy team.

This is to carry out design and detailing of structural precast concrete components, particularly Hollowcore, Beam and Block flooring and concrete stairs.

This is a busy drawing department, working in a fast paced environment.

The candidate must be an effective communicator with client design and site teams, installation sub-contractors and suppliers.

A highly organised person with attention to detail is key, as are a flexible attitude and a pro-active outlook.

Beside design work, duties include generating requisition sheets, obtaining quotes, problem solving and ensuring colleagues of relevant changes during the design process. Key Responsibilities :

  • Produce beam & block, hollowcore floor layouts & stairs to engineers / architects specification
  • Follow and complete the design process from receipt of order to site installation.
  • Tasks include preparing material requisition forms / beam lists / schedules etc.)

  • Work from architects / structural engineers drawings and occasional site dimensions / sketches
  • Proficient in Autocad and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Tekla would be an advantage

  • Support installation team to overcome problems on site
  • Work to deadlines and be able to work under pressure
  • Produce accurate designs within a given period
  • Be able to read & understand construction drawings, plans, sections etc
  • Site visits may be required, to take measurements or to overcome design issues Skills Required :
  • Proficient in Autocad / Tekla
  • Be confident working with external design teams, including main contractors, architects, engineers and builders
  • Good telephone manner and communication skills combined with the ability to work in a busy office environment.
  • A good understanding of the design & manufacturing process
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a changing environment is necessary
  • Requesting and distributing drawings internally and externally
  • Ensuring the commercial department are made aware of changes during the design process
  • Use own initiative to combine information and problem solve. Quoted salary is for candidates with some experience.
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