CAD Technician

Role: To provide scaffolding and temporary works design schemes through quality technical drawings using required programmes (AutoCAD and Revit).


  • The completion of 2D scaffolding and temporary works design drawings in accordance with British and European codes of practice and UK construction and health & safety legislation.
  • Completion of 3D design models, details and walk-throughs for design, planning, presentation and training purposes. Management of BIM Data sets and processing for client information specifications.
  • Work alongside existing design engineers to create and deliver fantastic design solutions for our clients.
  • Assess and design-out hazards where possible within the design process and propose effective control measures for the reduction and elimination of risk.
  • Conduct site surveys, collect and assess site information, liaise with clients and fellow construction professionals and represent the company at design and site meetings.
  • Understand the practicalities of the erection, use and dismantle of scaffolding, as well as its main functions in key industry sectors and apply this knowledge to improve our service provision, processes and standards.

Typical day: Liaising with clients and the design engineer to ensure accurate and timely completion of technical drawings. Occasional site surveys may be required dependent on experience and the scope of the role within the company.

Key skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel)
  • Good time management skills
  • Full working knowledge and experience using Autodesk AutoCAD software package (Full, LT, Civil) and Revit is an immense advantage.
  • Practical knowledge of scaffolding and temporary works is useful

Application process: Apply directly to the company or through other traditional channels such as recruitment agencies (particularly specialist construction agencies), Jobcentre Plus, the National Careers Service, Job Boards (e.g. Indeed) or via advertisements in newspapers.