CAD Technician

Ref: REC161 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

To take the responsibility of assisting with the delivery of Measured Building Survey AutoCAD projects in conjunction with the CAD Project Lead and Quality Manager.

In addition to the technical and commercial aspects of the role, we expect individuals to demonstrate our key characters; Innovation, Creative, Passionate, Bold, Ambitious, Relentless, and Trusted.

Key Responsibilities

  • Quality Assurance and review of AutoCAD survey deliverables.
  • Support CAD Project Lead in setting scopes, making CAD revisions, allocating work, and communicating with project teams.
  • Engage with project teams and work collaboratively and proactively to ensure that CAD projects are delivered successfully and in line with agreed project deadlines.
  • Suggested time allocation; Coordination / Collaboration (33%), QA (33%), Authoring (33%).
  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.

Person Specification

  • Ability to author Measured Building Survey Drawings – Essential
  • Ability to author Topographic Survey Drawings - Essential
  • AutoCAD Skills (both 2D & 3D) – Essential
  • Point Cloud Skills within AutoCAD (Cloudworx and / or Recap) - Essential
  • Microstation Skills – Preferable
  • Surveying knowledge - Preferable

If you have any questions about this role please email

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Enhanced Pensions Contributions
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)

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