CAD Operative

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CAD Operative

Department: Structural & Architectural

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Structural & Architectural Director

Direct Reports: N/A

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To provide proposal and manufacturing drawings for structural steelwork and architectural metalwork by interpreting structural and architectural designs.

Duties Include:

  • To interpret engineers and architect’s drawings.
  • To communicate and liaise with client engineers and architects where solutions are required.
  • To prepare proposal and manufacturing drawings using AutoCAD 2D and Tekla software.
  • Prepare relevant parts/bolt/cutting lists.
  • To issue completed drawings to works for manufacture.
  • To oversee any co-ordination with production staff regarding manufacture.
  • To liaise with site installation crews regarding details if required.
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.


  • Solid Technical background and experience. (Within the structural and architectural steelwork market.)
  • Excellent Communication and organisational skills.
  • CAD Experience essential. (Tekla 3D preferred.)
  • Computer literate and conversant in the use of software packages such as Microsoft outlook, Excel and Word.

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