Vacancy details

South East England

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Vacancy title
Senior CAD Technician
Design, Engineering
Contract type
Full time permanent
South East England

About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

About the role

As part of a successful and growing CAD department, you’ll provide direct support to the CAD Manager whilst joining a team that’s been delivering industry leading design solutions for decades. Your organisational and communication skills will help you interact with internal and external contacts to deliver projects within time, quality and budget constraints. You’ll also work closely with the CAD Technicians, playing an integral role in the driving of quality standards and the development of the team as a whole. 

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

  • Ensure the SLI process is followed and file management adhered to.
  • Effective management of time to ensure project timeframes are met
  • Ensuring task completion is within budgeted constraints and agreed timeframe
  • Ensure robust application of CAD Standards and client site procedures
  • Ensure a safe working environment and that all equipment is fit for purpose reporting any failures to operational management team.
  • Promote “Right first time” and “Zero defects” behaviour within team.
  • Ensuring that the quality of CAD drawings are compliant with CAD standards.
  • Adequate exploration of appropriate and most efficient technical solutions to meet client requirements & draw on support of management input.
  • Produce schematics, models, general arrangement and detailed drawings within the built environment and in accordance with client Standards and procedures. (Architectural, Civil & Structural, MEP).
  • Undertake updates and modifications of drawings in accordance with client standards and procedures in support of owner / operator.
  • Liaise and operate effectively within the CAD team to ensure the co-delivery of our projects on time and to budget.
  • Complete site surveys, ensuring redline information is recorded accurately and efficiently.
  • Generate drawings accurately and efficiently from survey / redline information
  • Ensuring service level indicators are met and adhered to, with a focus on ‘right first time’ delivery.
  • Identify opportunities and recommendations for increasing workflow efficiencies
  • Process and check incoming drawings from contractors & suppliers.
  • Maintaining and updating record drawings in accordance with client standards and procedures.
  • Maintaining drawing records and ensuring accurate document control.
  • Undertaking configuration for the life of a project.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of technical standards and regulatory requirements for data management
  • Good understanding of the lifecycle of data
  • Advanced knowledge of construction & engineering methods and processes.
  • HNC/D in an engineering subject or equivalent.


Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development 

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