Civil Engineer / CAD Technician required in Oxfordshire.
Our client based in Didcot, Oxfordshire require a Civil Engineering technician to join their highly motivated and committed Civil Engineering consultancy. With a proven track record of the delivery of successful projects for their clients, this ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced CAD Technician.
The company has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. It has a strong commitment to training ranging from ‘on the job training’ in new software and design techniques to training programmes.
Furthermore, their breadth of skills and experienced staff creates an excellent environment for new staff to undertake varied and rewarding tasks and expand their knowledge and skills.
Work undertaken by the Civil Engineering department whilst not exhaustive, typically include:
** Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice.
** Design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks.
** Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments and Phase 1 Geo-Environmental Appraisals.
As a Civil Engineering Technician you will ordinarily undertake the following tasks:
** Prepare drawings and produce practical, safe and buildable designs in AutoCAD under the supervision of an Engineer.
** Assist with the preparation of technical and pre-planning reports.
** Provide technical support to other members of the in-house team.
** Liaise with clients, other members or the professional team and local authorities.
To be considered you will possess the following essential relevant skills and experience:
** HNC (equivalent) in Civil Engineering would be desirable.
** Minimum of 2 years’ experience using AutoCAD in a similar consultancy environment.
** Experience in the use of the following software packages, such as Micro Drainage, Key Terrafirma and AutoTrack.
** Experience with UK design principles, standards and law.
** Strong communication skills, both orally and written.
** Self motivation and initiative.
** Good commercial awareness.
** An ability to work well with others as part of a team.