3D CAD Technician / Designer

Ref No. BHN516838
Location Skipton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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My Client is recruiting for a 3D CAD Technician / Designer in the Water Sector


Water Sector Experience

The Job

My Client is recruiting for a 3D CAD Technician / Designer in the Water Sector


  • To assist in CAD support during tender stage if required.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of arrangement and detailed CAD drawings.
  • Assistance in preparation of Plant 3D Catalogues
  • Production of Plant 3D Models either in Plant 3D or Inventor
  • To prepare and ensure the design and layout integrity of flow and P&I diagrams.
  • To prepare electrical equipment location arrangement and detailed CAD drawings.
  • To prepare detailed block cable diagrams and electrical loop drawings for manufacturing purposes.
  • To assist in site visits as may be requested to attend site with others.
  • To occasionally purchase and expedite components required by the project.
  • To support process details / design to projects.
  • Take initiative to identify and deal with problems.
  • Liaising with subcontractors / clients as required by the contract.
  • To show initiative in the absence of the manager and members of the team in their respective roles in prioritising correspondence / telephone calls to ensure urgent matters are brought to the attention of appropriate colleagues.
  • To create and maintain filing systems.
  • To maintain good communication links between the manager and other members of the team, outside organisations, and liaise with all staff.
  • To ensure the appropriate distribution of correspondence, circulars, reports etc. as applicable.
  • To deal sensitively with people, situations and confidential material.
  • To carry out any other reasonable requests by the manager.


  • Relevant engineering and technical knowledge
  • 2D & 3D Plant Modelling & Drafting experience
  • Inventor experience
  • Knowledge of British Standards, water industry specification preferred, process industry design
  • Some knowledge of specialist tools; FE Analysis, risk tools, modelling
  • Usage of Document Management Systems (ProjectWise or other)
  • A good knowledge of materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes; machining, welding, surface treatments etc.
  • Be able to communicate effectively regarding matters of a technical nature to customers
  • Experience working with bespoke systems / machine design and manufacture
  • Design of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply
  • Driving license
  • CSCS card desirable but not essential


The successful candidate is likely to display the following attributes:

Good Communicator - Influence a positive outcome in terms of driving the mechanical output.

Flexible - Working from home or in the office, with the ability to meet the day to day requirements even if this means travelling and staying away from home.

Technically astute - Have a genuine interest in and knowledge of water treatment process plants, mechanical equipment, standardisation and even product development.

Resourceful - Know when and who to ask / deploy to get the work done in line with the agreed plan

Organised - Able to work to clear deliverables, report progress, able to give feedback, drive to deliver without the need to be driven by others.

Completer/Finisher - Proven track record of closing out design outputs that will stand up to review.

Team Player - Willing to contribute to and support the overall project delivery team and support the wider project delivery team and management.

Innovative / Developmental - Proactively develop best practices to continuously improve the future performance of the design team.

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