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Senior CAD Technician - Structures

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any



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.

Understand better who we are by visiting www.systra.com.

We now have an opportunity for a Senior CAD Technician in our Structures (Buildings) department – which comes with flexible working and a range of benefits. As a Senior CAD Technician you will be an integral part of the project delivery teams from concept development to detailed design. In addition, you will liaise internally with other disciplines, Project Engineers and take an active role in the development of less experienced technicians.
A diverse business with an outstanding project portfolio, SYSTRA Ltd offers innovative engineering solutions. SYSTRA Ltd are now focusing on significant growth within the industrial, energy and railway industries and this role plays a significant part in developing key customer relationships in order to secure new business development opportunities and further development of innovative products and services associated with major civil, structural and architectural led projects.
The duties of a Senior CAD Technician include:

• Produce civil and structural deliverables in support of major railway infrastructure, heavy industrial and energy projects
• Apply procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff, and others, affected by the operations of the business
• Liaise with in-house staff, other design disciplines and sub-consultants to both client and business requirements
• Manage and check solutions produced by junior staff. Undertake independent checking carried out by other sections/offices as required
The ideal candidate will have significant experience in the detailing of Steelwork and Reinforced Concrete structures and foundations in the industrial and energy sectors as well as the following experience:

• Qualified Engineering Technician (EngTech) (preferred but not essential)
• Detailed knowledge of current Eurocodes / standards
• Detailed knowledge of construction principles
• Fluent in the use of AutoCAD and Revit (Ability in the use of MicroStation and AECOsim an advantage but not essential)
• Detailed understanding of CAD and BIM modelling principals
• Significant experience in a senior role within a consultancy or a contractor
• Experience in building structures within the Railway industry (preferable but not essential)
• Motivated team player


This role offers the opportunity for flexible working and we would welcome discussions with candidates looking to explore that.

Follow this link to discover more about the benefits of a career with our growing organisation: https://jobs.systra.com/


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL

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

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