Job Information


£35,000 -£40,000 plus package


North West




Civil Engineering Consultancy


CAD Technician



Job Description

Vertical Recruitment is working closely with an award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy. They are a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.
The Rail Team in Manchester are experiencing a period of growth and now look to make a number of key appointments. This includes a MicroStation Technician.

Job Description:

The MicroStation CAD Technician is responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of projects within the Rail Engineering Sector. Projects will range from a number of smaller projects to large multi-million pound projects. You will be working in multi-disciplinary teams, some of your roles and responsibilities will include:
The successful individual will need to be experienced within the rail sector and experienced working on station designs, AFA platforms, canopy designs and bridge design, refurbishment and strengthening schemes.

What you’ll be doing:

” The production of engineering CAD deliverables using various CAD based tools, predominantly Bentley and Autodesk products.
” Can produce with support CAD based deliverables with the correct level of detail for the required stage of design. This could be feasibility through to detailed design.
” Can competently structure CAD designs.
” Can comply with varying CAD standards ensuring all deliverables are compliant.
” Has experience of using Data Management Systems and can comply with the system standards.
” Has some experience of multi-disciplinary design coordination using CAD tools and with support can integrate other designs into their own.
” Provide the Project Engineering Team with CAD & Design support throughout the project.
” Ensure that drawings are prepared, stored, issued and archived in accordance with company procedures.

What we’re looking for:

” Experience of working in the UK rail industry.
” Substantial experience in acting as a CAD Technician.
” Competent in the use Bentley MicroStation (2D/3D) and ProjectWise.
” Excellent written and oral communication skills.
” Ability to communicate with a variety of audience using different mediums.
” Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team comprising planners, designers, engineers and technicians, providing technical guidance to less experienced members of the team.

What’s in it for you?
” A competitive basic salary
” 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
” The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
” Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
” Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
” Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.

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