Trainee AutoCAD Technician

Location Chesterfield
Job-type Permanent
Salary £20000 - 25000 per year benefits
Reference 12093348LB

Trainee AutoCAD Technician

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

£20 - £25K + benefits + bonus scheme


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee CAD Technician to start their career in Civil Engineering. You would be working for a Tier one construction client whose name is synonymous with large Civil Engineering schemes across Highways, Water and Built environment. Full training will be provided, all that is required is a genuine interest in CAD, some experience in AutoCAD and a desire to start your career in Civil Engineering as a CAD Technician.

The Role

As a TraineeCAD Technician, you will be working within a CAD team and be responsible for creating a range of 2D drawings on a CAD platform, you will generate and support temporary works designs for multiple civil engineering projects these could include a GA (General Arrangement) of a site layout, working platform or retaining wall. There are templates to follow and standard drawing set ups you will utilise.

Excellent communication skills are a must as you will be required to Interpret the engineer’s requirements and transfer the sketch and ideas into a 2D Drawing.  

Some experience in CAD will be necessary as you will need to understand about visual presentation and ensure the Information is ordered correctly 

You will receive support from the CAD Manager throughout to assist in “on the job training” and the company are open to the potential of a day release agreement via apprenticeship or college and will provide and support ad hoc CAD training as required.  

Although the role will be primarily 2D AutoCAD work, you will benefit from exposure to 3D design packages. You will be working in a design department and develop an understanding of the construction process.  

Some of the projects you can expect to work on will include major highways, bridges, structures, building construction, environmental and water works. Some of these will include ongoing works within agreed frameworks.

The company

Our Client is one of the UK’s main, full solution construction businesses that employees thousands of people nationwide. They operate in multiple sectors including Highways, Water, Construction, and Infrastructure. Their dedicated internal design and engineering consultancy provides an in-house technical service to the whole company.

Renumeration and benefits

£20K - £25K per annum

Generous holiday allowance

Flexible working

Structures career development and progression

Full contribution to further education and professional accreditations

About you:

Do you have experience with AutoCAD and an interest in Civil Engineering, are you a good communicator? Are you interested in AutoCAD and want to start your career in design? Do you have a keen eye for detail and are able to work under pressure? 

If so, this could be the next career move for you!

Next Steps

Please contact with your CV immediately as the client is keen to start interviews at the beginning of October!

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