Location: Buckingham
Salary: Up to £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Skaidre Veckyte

Junior CAD Technician / Contracts Assistant

Job Description

Junior CAD Technician / Contracts Assistant - 25k + contributory pension scheme

We are currently working with the oldest and most experienced specialist in plastic cased medium and low temperature systems in the UK and Ireland. We have been involved in more than 4000 projects across a broad spectrum of clients in both public and private sectors. They are looking for a Junior CAD Technician/Contracts Assistant to join their growing team.

Key Responsibilities


  • Create sketches using AutoCAD
  • Create working drawings using AutoCAD
  • Update & edit working drawings using AutoCAD
  • Complete As-Installed drawings using AutoCAD
  • Create and complete weld schedules using AutoCAD
  • Create activity schedules using AutoCAD
  • Log and file drawing documents (drawing office filing cabinets)
  • Issue drawings to customers/ clients for their information or approval etc
  • Print drawings for Contracts and Estimating Departments
  • Maintain Durotan standard drawings/ details library
  • Archive drawings
  • Maintain Drawing Office stock levels
  • Create O&M manuals

Stock System

  • Raising and posting stores requisitions - in/out
  • Produce monthly stock values and issue to Accounts Department
  • Annual stock revaluation
  • Maintain stores stock levels
  • Maintain stock room, keeping it clean and tidy and clear for access

Contracts Department

  • Start Up Packs - compiling information including RAM;s and COSSH data
  • Dealing with plant hire duties
  • Monitoring Durotan installer training schedule for compliance purposes
  • Procurement of installer tolling & PPE
  • Producing new contract files
  • Moving contract documents from buff files into lever arch files
  • Set up contract folders on server
  • Compile basic elements of risk assessments prior to engineers input
  • Compile basic elements of method statement prior to engineers input
  • Load electronic file with safe systems of work, COSHH data and assessments sheets for engineers to check
  • Compile installer installation summaries for engineers to check
  • Ensure test certificates and as fitted drawings are received from sub contractors
  • Raising pipe supplier / merchants orders for engineers
  • Raising plant equipment orders for engineers
  • Off hiring of plant equipment
  • Checking order confirmation against material orders
  • Check delivery notes against orders
  • Checking invoices
  • Filing
  • Archiving

About You

  • Ideally the candidate will have acquired 1-2 years CAD experience, however, this is not critical as in house training will be provided.
  • Ideally candidates are to possess good GCSE or A Level results or equivalent and a mechanical engineering / construction qualification would be advantageous.
  • Applicants should have good IT and communication skills, be well organised, and attention to detail is a must

Office hours are as follows: 8.45am until 5.00pm Mon - Thurs, 9.00am until 4.00 pm Fri

Annual Holiday: 25 days per year plus 8 statutory bank holidays

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07824 016 223.

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