CAD Design Engineer

CAD Design Engineer

Job Title: CAD Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: 04/12/2017
Reference: BBBH11340_1510930265
Contact Name: Greg Storey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 17, 2017 14:51

Job Description

**CAD Design Engineer**
3-Month Front End Engineering (FEED) studies. (Possible extension 6-12 Months).
TBA Depending on Experience
UK Based (Home Based or Buxton Office, with some site based work)

CAD Design Engineer
As a CAD or computer-aided design technician, you'll use software to create design plans for buildings and machinery
This role will be in the materials, waste, solar, electrical Storage, power, energy from waste sectors, specifically focusing on the integration of civil, structural, process, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Your work will be in 2D design (surface modelling) and 3D design (solid modelling). Designs and models will be developed from a brief and concept planning using OEM equipment files and drawings. The development of configurations and options will be a key part of the development work.
Initially, you'll use surface modelling and this will evolve to a 3D display of a proposed installations to allow colleague engineers and project managers to take a virtual tours around the inside of a new facility / building / installation and consider process / structural / service design options and the management of interfaces and well as follow on activities such as operations and maintenance.

You'll be involved in the preparation of cost estimates on projects, project schedules installation phasing and execution plans. You will also produce documents / details to be used in operational / maintenance manuals for Board review, project review, for engineering use (installation, service and repair technicians) and for client reports.
You will be working on several projects at any one time as part of a small team under the guidance of a lead project manager / design engineer.

Key attributes required:

  • You will provide software and license for Navisworks
  • You will be able to import and export files using a variety of CAD software types used in the sector in which we operate.
  • You will be agile in thinking, assessing and designing options for appraisal.
  • You will bring lessons learned from past projects forward and share these with the project teams when and where relevant. You will be able to work as part of a small team to challenging deadlines.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing industry with a company that have future Projects in the Power Generation field. If you're interested in this role then contact Greg Storey at Astute Technical on "02392 222 966" or email me at

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.