CAD Technician

Job Details

Job Role: CAD Technician

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Surrey / Hampshire border 

A well-established, market-leading consultancy offering a ‘one-stop’ solution for all aspects of development transport planning, S278/38 highways scheme design, drainage, environmental planning, implementation and operation. Operations span throughout the UK assisting a very diverse clientele with a range of interesting projects. Projects can run from a few house plots to a multi thousand housing development for major house builders as well as working with the MOD, Football Clubs, Mining Corporations, Schools, Local Authorities & various diverse industries.

The Company are a medium sized consultancy with a very supportive team/ family orientated environment. Unlike many larger consultancies, where you can get pigeon holed into the work they want you to carry out, this company makes sure everyone gets to work on a diverse workload in order to give you the best experience possible to get chartered later in your career. They also make sure you have good training and mentorship from more experienced engineers. The company have an active social scene as well including drinks at the local pub, trips to London and Go karting to name a few. As a team they are committed to supporting & inspiring each other.

Due to a very busy pipeline of work they are looking to expand their team with additional staff at assistant transport planner or transport planner level.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the delivery of technical outputs & reports, maintaining excellent team standards. In return, you will be provided with the opportunity to experience & manage a variety of interesting & diverse projects, supporting personal & professional growth.

Main Duties:

  • Designing and implementing highway engineering solutions for our clients in the private and public sectors;
  • Developing excellent and effective collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, external providers and other agencies;
  • Responsible for the completion of assigned tasks to budget and programme;
  • Preparing reports, drawings, schedules, cost estimates and other documents; and
  • Assisting senior members with monthly programme and financial reporting.
Essential Requirements
  • Experience of designing roads to local and national highway design standards;
  • Understanding of the technical approval process relating to Section 278 and Section 38 agreements;
  • Experience in producing highway design technical drawings / AutoCAD;
  • Working knowledge of the various UK national design standards such as the DMRB, TSRGD, MfS;
  • Experience in junction design
  • Experience in production of budget construction cost estimates;
  • Experience in use of vehicle tracking software, and;
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software, namely Word and Excel
Desirable Requirements
  • Understanding of vertical 3D highway design using AutoCAD Civil 3D;
  • Experience in use of KeySign / KeyPost software or similar;
  • Experience of Roundabout design;
  • Experience of construction contracts;
  • Knowledge of various Legal Agreements such as 106 and 104 agreements;
  • Experience in highway drainage design and use of MicroDrainage software;
  • Knowledge of Highways England standard MCHW and production of Bills of Quantities, and;
  • Experience of KeyPost software or similar
  • Competitive Salary, dependent on experience
  • Company pension
  • Annual and on-the-spot bonuses
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Flexible working initiatives
  • Paid membership to a professional institution (CIHT, ICE, etc)
  • Subsidised social activities
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Profit sharing
Work Remotely
  • No
Technical Skills/Experience:
  • Highways Design: 4 years (required)
  • AutoCAD: 4 years (required)

Additional pay:
  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private dental insurance
  • Social outings
  • Birthday perks for all staff members
  • Private medical insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • WFH days
  • Continuous in house training & support
  • Parking
Work Remotely
  • No
  • Monday to Friday
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £25,000.00 per year (Salary is DOE)



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