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Senior Cad Technician – Rail Projects – York – Employee owned business

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £30,000 - £37,000 / bonuses and benefits
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 years ago
  • Category:
    Civil Engineering, Construction, Environmental, Ground Engineering, Rail
  • Deadline:
    January 18, 2022
  • Job Level:

We have a good opportunity for a Senior CAD Technician to join a high calibre Civil Engineering Design Consultancy. Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors.

Our client is seeking someone with 2D & 3D microstation experience, ideally from a rail background but that is not essential. The role is for someone that would be providing the CAD resource for the first 6 months and then help to develop a junior CAD technican.


  • Highly Proficient in the use of Microstation software (2D & 3D) and OpenBuildings designer (AECOsim)
  • Rail experience
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working in a civil engineering consultancy
  • A good knowledge of CAD production standards
  • Ability to work from engineers sketches and drawings
  • Ability to produce accurate and structured drawings suitable for final issue and construction
  • A good communicator who will discuss and resolve technical issues with design engineers
  • Experience of steelworks and reinforced concrete detailing
  • Ability to work to deadlines


  • Knowledge of BIM will be an advantage but not essential
  • Experience of assisting with developing junior CAD technicians


  • HNC qualification or similar


• Competitive salary
• Paid Overtime
• Annual discretionary bonus
• 21 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (flexibility taken)
• Company Pension Scheme


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