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  • Job reference: RMS0216198

Civil Structural CAD Technician

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
The role involves the delivery of high quality design work through developing project and technical knowledge. This is an opportunity to assist in a small design team supporting the contractor.

* As a technician with experience (minimum of 2 years) of Infrastructure projects, we want to ensure that you continue to develop your technical expertise and career.
* To achieve this, you will have the opportunity to work in a stimulating and challenging project environment, and so enhancing our overall capability. The job is primarily based at the Westlakes office in Cumbria.
* Working with the construction team to ensure suitable solutions are developed based on site conditions and constraints

The role holder will be required to obtain the following clearances if not already held:
* Baseline Security Clearance

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* HND in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or related discipline;
* Drafting in 2D;
* Demonstrate a sound technical base with experience in civil engineering;
* Demonstrate experience in designing civil infrastructure; (knowledge of Sellafield Ltd considered an asset).Demonstrate experience in the use of the following software packages:
* CAD packages - AutoCAD
* Usual office software i.e. Word, Excel etc.
* Communication skills to discuss solutions, constraints with construction team and engineering teams.
* Clean driving license.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Drafting in 3D;
* Appropriate formal education and ideally a Technician or Associate Member of (or working towards) the ICE or related professional body;
* Understand the principles of project and contract management;
* Previous experience in a site based role
* Demonstrate good written communication skills and will be able to explain their work confidently to internal and external colleagues;
* Good team player and supportive of the other disciplines;
* Highly motivated and with a desire to tackle interesting problems with the opportunity of finding innovative solutions.
* Experience of applying BIM on projects and be aware of the benefits and challenges

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