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CAD Technician

CAD Technician

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About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.


We are looking for a CAD Technician to join the team to assist Engineers and Senior Technicians in the Design Team.

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the CAD Team Leader your duties will include:

  • Meet deadlines as required by the Design Teams
  • Produce accurate drawings, efficiently
  • Apply BIM standards
  • Liaise with Engineers to gain a greater understanding of their requirements
  • Keep up to date with AutoCAD technology
  • Mentoring
  • Produce excellent quality drawings to the Company standard
  • Implement Company Management Systems

About you

  • Recognised engineering or construction qualification
  • Proficient user of Autocad systems and application of BIM Standards
  • Experienced in the design and maintenance of structures, highways, geotechnical assets and lighting assets
  • Good communications skills
  • Safety focused
  • Experience of working in a Highways enviroment is desirable

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.