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Senior CAD Technician - MEP

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

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SYSTRA are looking to expand their MEP CAD team with the hire of an experienced Senior CAD Technician. The role will assist with the design of Plant & Distribution and Building Services engineering projects in accordance with clients’ requirements utilising the latest BIM and CAD software systems and providing design input as required.


Main Duties:

  • Work closely with mechanical and electrical engineers to develop BIM and CAD solutions for the M&E services elements of projects
  • Achieve the targets agreed with the Principal Engineer/Project Co-ordinator regarding the effective delivery of projects to current engineering and safety standards, within agreed timescales and budgets
  • Assist in the development of staff to ensure that BIM and CAD skills are available within the Plant and Distribution engineering department to meet business objectives
  • Take the role of AutoCAD/Microstation Expert User for the Plant & Distribution team
  • Any other reasonable duties as required




  • Extensive Knowledge of Microstation 2D & 3D & BIM procedures preferably within the Railway Environment including Signalling Power, Points Heating & Junction Lighting,
  • Knowledge of safety standards
  • Significant experience of working on E&P projects
  • Experience of AutoCAD and Microstation,
  • Experience of working in Network Rail IP Projectwise & BIM Standards.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Working/communicating across teams within the company to ensure delivery of projects
  • Self-motivated team player, able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Work effectively within and across teams maintaining and developing relationships with internal clients
  • Discuss technical issues with colleagues – use as CPD for team
  • Actively and effectively plan work both short-term and long-term
  • Good commercial awareness including programming and delivery to budgets/timescales


Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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