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CAD technician

  • Location: Rosyth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Duration: Min 3 - 6 Months
  • Start Date: 2022-06-01
  • Expiry Date: 15 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041023
Our client has a requirement for CAD technicians - Remote / Rosyth
Duration 3- 6 Months
The positions are available to candidates working from home so application will be accepted UK Wide
Candidates MUST be UK resident.

About the role:
  • The CAD Technician is responsible for using Computer Aided Design systems to create Engineering design information (primarily models and drawings)
  • from supplied data and to the stipulated requirements and standards. The CAD technician job involves the production and amendment of mainly electronic 2D technical drawings and 3D models.
  • As a CAD technician, you can be employed on a broad range of design activities across various discipline groups, including Structural, Mechanical and Electrical.
  • You will work with various stakeholders including: Engineers, Designers, and Project Management representatives.
What you will need:
  • Depending on the task or project you will generally work under the supervision of a CAD Lead, Designer, Senior Designer or Engineer
  • The role requires a good understanding of drawing practices and must be able to demonstrate appropriate CAD competencies as well as good written and verbal communications.
  • Major Tasks and Activities
  • Preparation/production/amendment of drawings throughout design lifecycle in line with recognised ISO standards to the required time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Ensure task and project risks are communicated appropriately.
  • Perform self-verification of own work in accordance with Project Guidance Preparation, production and maintenance of project documentation as required by the design lifecycle.
  • Production and maintenance of ‘Modelled Parts’ and creation of Parts Libraries.
  • Reporting of progress and issues to line management.
  • Be aware of, and ensure the implementation of, safety, health and environmental requirements.
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement in the standard and quality of outputs.
  • Qualifications, Knowledge, Competencies and Experience
  • Recognised CAD training and/or qualification and demonstrable experience in appropriate software packages.
  • For example; Autodesk suite/products (including AutoCAD, Inventor, Plant 3D), Hexagon PPM (including Smart 3D), FORAN, Aveva Packages and Ship Constructor,
  • An understanding of procedures and requirements relating to Design, Health/Safety and Environmental, as well as Quality requirements.
  • IT literate (Microsoft office suite, PDM systems).
Whats in it for you:
  • Excellent rate Neg dep on experience
  • Working remotely