Senior CAD Technician - Edinburgh

Vacancy type
Full-time, permanent
Salary scale
How to apply
Email CV and covering letter to
Closing date
Friday, April 26, 2024

The candidate will be required to demonstrate a reasonable understanding of construction drawing practice and the use of CAD systems such as AutoCAD.

Additional in-house training will be provided specific to drawing and engineering associated with our work in the railway sector.


The candidate:


  • Extensive knowledge and experience of delivering civil and structural engineering models and drawings.
  • Practical experience of AutoCAD
  • The delivery of structural steelwork/civil engineering drawings
  • The production of reinforced concrete drawings and schedules.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a dedicated team.
  • Have the ability to self-check work before approval stage. 
  • Be self-motivated, and diligent and have good time management skills.
  • Good numeracy and computer skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours.


  • Experience using Civils3D or Bentley MicroStation
  • Practical knowledge of common data environments such as Bentley ProjectWise, BIM 360 would be beneficial.
  • A working knowledge of 3D model coordination and clash detection software such as Autodesk Navisworks.
  • Have good experience in design using a common data environment (CDE).
  • A practical understanding of the standards which define the UK BIM Framework and ISO 19650 would be beneficial.
  • Experience using CADS RC, CADS-RC3D would be beneficial.
  • Experience in highway design would be beneficial.
  • A technical member of a relevant institution or actively working towards professional registration status.


  • HNC/D qualification or similar


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual profit related bonus (up to £3600 tax free)
  • Total 30 days annual leave (inclusive of 8 days public holidays) with an option to purchase an additional 5 days)
  • Continuous training and development
  • Company Group pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Yearly Professional Membership paid.
  • Private Health Care.

Why Consider This Role:

The company has a “can do” attitude.

A chance to prove yourself in a growing company.