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Rail CAD Technician

  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Sector: Rail
  • Position: Design Engineer
  • Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: RAILCADFEB_1612456490
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Job description

I am currently working with a specialist Civil Engineering client who has secured a number of long term frameworks in Civil and Structural projects in the Rail environment.

My client is expanding their in house design team and are keen to add experienced CAD technicians to the team.

If you have experience working on design projects that include:bridge upgrades and/or replacements, station work, platforms, access for all schemes, structures including bridges, tunnels and footbridge, then I would like to hear from you.

The Role:


  • Minimum NVQ / C&G level of education.
  • Working towards membership of a relevant Professional Body e.g. EngTech.
  • CSCS Professionally Qualified Person, or similar.
  • Sentinel Personal Track Safety (PTS) competence in both AC and DC.
  • Full Driver's Licence

Responsibilities of the Role

  • Demonstrate initiative and put forward solutions and highlight any observed non-compliances with CDM Regulations.
  • Work in accordance with the appropriate CAD standard.
  • Challenge the brief and propose alternatives, enabling innovative development
  • Assist with site inspections / surveys as required in order to inform the development of drawings and details
  • Interpret instructions from the Designer regarding the technical production of engineering drawings and schedules to current CoP, standards and best practice
  • Raise items relevant to the Designer's Risk Assessment and Decision Log as appropriate
  • Prepare design data for issue e.g. printing drawings, documents and calculations.
  • Clearly communicate requirements with other team members, ensuring appropriate documentation is completed
  • Work to the principles of BIM where this has been determined as the method of project delivery, expanded further below.
  • Assist change and assist with the development of more efficient processes and CAD tools to assist the efficient delivery of engineering services.

Please get in touch with me by sending your CV through

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