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Job Ref:  204793522
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Surrey
City:  Guildford
Salary:  £25000 - £35000/annum
15/10/2016 04:04
Job Title: Senior CAD Technician ( Highways | Transportation )

Location: Guildford

Salary / Rate: £25K - £35K

We currently have a fantastic opportunity and looking to appoint a permanent full-time Senior CAD Technician in our Guildford office. This is a role ideally suited to someone with extensive experience in Civil Engineering Highway Design. The role includes a variety of tasks including working with Engineers to prepare technical drawings, producing highway and junction designs, producing reports and analysing data.


1. Full understanding of AutoCAD and Vehicle Tracking - ability to practically apply and use all aspects of the package in the preparation of detailed design work

2. Helpful: comprehensive working knowledge of Highway Authority requirements for approvals / agreements (inc. drainage discharge consents)

3. In depth experience and confidence in communicating with key external bodies, i.e. Highway Authorities (Inc. Highways England), other Statutory Authorities (inc. Environment Agency and Utility Companies), Clients, Contractors, Quantity Surveyors, Solicitors, Survey Companies.

4. An ambition to be a part of and help grow the Design Team and actively pursue current and new work streams / clients, develop a plan, and pursue on their own initiative;

5. Helpful: a demonstration of internal team leadership skills & help team management, experience in managing teams across more than one geographical location, training, coordination with and the ability to work alongside other senior members of staff within the organisation;

6. Ability to manage / work on multiple projects, at various stages, in a cost effective manner and at the same time, and to be proactive in managing multiple deadlines and to be able to manipulate workloads of the Design Team to meet these objectives;

7. Ability to provide clear, concise advice to Transport Planning colleagues on workable highway solutions at the pre-planning / feasibility stage - inc. accurate advice on the likely cost implications of such workable solutions;

8. A person who has access to a car, is willing to travel between the North & South offices, as required, and prepared to make meetings / site visits at any location in the UK at the time, as reasonably required by the client / contractor / highway authority, which may require working extended hours on occasions;

9. A person who is fully conversant with the risk assessment requirements of CDM Regulations and Health & Safety Regulations (inc. safety requirements on-site);

10. Experience of assisting clients through Tender process - may include preparation of / input to Tender documents, preparing lists of appropriate contractors, reviewing tender returns / attending contractor interviews, making final recommendations to clients;

11. Experience of providing supervisory role on behalf of the client or novated contractor during the construction period of the works;

12. Ability to set up and maintain accurate up-to-date database of key contacts (e.g. contractors, QS's, key personnel at utilities companies);

13. Experience of establishing drawing standards / protocols for roll-out company-wide;

14. A working knowledge / experience of BIM

15. Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) accredited

16. Drainage experience

17. Full, Clean UK Driving Licence

Other experience (not essential but beneficial):

1. Safety Audit Qualifications

2. Flood Risk Assessment

3. Site-wide drainage strategies (e.g. SUDS)


1. Diploma in Civil Engineering

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For more information on this role, please contact David So on (Apply online only) or send your CV to: - keep up to date with our vacancies on the Appoint Group Consulting Engineering page on LinkedIn
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