CAD Technician

  • Job Reference: 3269
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Location: Plymouth - RNB Devonport, Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a CAD Technician to join us on a Major Project at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon where we are refurbishing the Royal Navy dockyard. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated and possess at least 2 - 3 years' experience in design, be competent in Auto CAD/CIV3D and have some exposure to Revit

Location: Plymouth, Devon

Contract: Permanent, Full Time


As a CAD Technician, you'll be working within the CONTRACTNAME team, supporting them in TEAMGOAL.

Your day to day as a CAD Technician will include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for the production of drawings and provide technical support to personnel as and when required.
  • Ensure that all drawing work is carried out in compliance with ISO 19650, BAM and CAD standards.
  • Provide Drawing production training, both to the team members and to the supply chain.
  • Provide support to the Document Control team to review Drawings before submitting to the client.
  • Understand the hardware and software requirements on the project and communicate with the BIM Lead and Project Information Manager.

What are we looking for?

This role of CAD Technician is great for you if:

  • Have good understanding of civil/structural design and principles.
  • Have a strong background in producing drawings.
  • Prolifient in AutoCAD,
  • Operate 4-5 days a week on site in Devonport, as required by site with the remainder working from home.
  • Prior experience of ProjectWise and Revit beneficial but not essential.
  • Basic awareness of ISO 19650 (Level 2 BIM)

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Due to the site being a high Security Military Navy base, additional security checks will need to be made - BPSS/SC level of security clearance is required. These checks can take up to 8 weeks to process. Only candidates holding EU & NATO member passports and have at least 5 years UK Residency can be considered for this role.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (Applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier