We are currently recruiting a proficient Principal CAD Technician to join our Transport Infrastructure (Bridges) team in Reading. This is a great opportunity to join a busy and ambitious group with a strong forward workload. Our team are part of a strong bridges and civil structures capability across the UK with a significant pool of expertise and experience.
We can offer you a great environment to work in, exciting projects to get stuck into, a close knit and collaborate team, plenty of opportunities for self-development, great benefits as well as hybrid and flexible working options.
For more info on our bridges team, please click on the link:- Stantec Bridges & Infrastructure Team
You will support a variety of highway and railway bridge projects, as well as other civils structures projects, varying in size and complexity. You will work with various level designers and technicians to deliver bridge/ civil structures schemes. Your duties will include, but will not be restricted to:
- Production and of 2D & 3D drawings varying from general arrangement and concrete outlines to reinforcement detail drawings including bar bending schedules as well as structural steel detailing and structure 3D models;
- Coordination with different disciplines, both internal and external, regards to drawings and models’ production to correctly manage the interface between the highway/railway structures whilst incorporating other party’s requirements;
- Lead & supervision of production of 2D & 3D drawings and models by junior technicians;
- Assisting in the development of junior technicians where required by supporting and mentoring them;
- Checking drawings and models for accuracy and quality of your output, as well as work produced by others’, ensuring outputs meet the required standards;
Looking to the future, your career path opportunities would entail preparation of high-quality 3D models and visualisations including fly-through and construction sequence animations for bridges, helping with the Production of Building Information Modelling (BIM) documentation across various projects and helping to coordinate with different disciplines, both internal and external, to prepare and maintain BIM models.
The trend in project work undertaken at Stantec is moving towards larger, multidisciplinary projects with ample opportunity for collaboration with various teams across the UK. As we continue to grow and exploit this will provide opportunities for both - us as a business, but also you personally.
Ideally you have a BTEC or HND in Civil Engineering, and have strong practical experience of drafting and detailing bridges/ structures, ideally within a consultancy environment.
You will possess an excellent understanding and have gained strong practical experience of using relevant software packages AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation, Civil 3D and CADS-RC in a similar structures-based role.
Your practical experience of using MicroStation and CADS-RC 3D would be beneficial but not essential. You have appreciation of quality standards and experience in checking the quality of your and others work, following workflows and guidance, working under pressure & delivering against deadlines.
Importantly, your passion and experience of delivering quality infrastructure design solutions will be crucial to your success in this role.
The friendly, inclusive and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more.
Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.
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From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.
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