3D Estimating CAD Technician

Excellent Package
22 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
3D Estimating CAD Technician - Derby- Competitive salary, Holidays 25 days (plus bank hols), Pension, Health Care (after 2 years of service), Sick Pay, Discount scheme, Yearly reviews / PDR, Training / Progression plan, Phone, Laptop (to the required specification you need) & equipment, Expenses


UK's leading sustainable structural frame contractor, working with blue chip clients to produce outstanding mass timber builds. Their expertise extends across all major sectors and can be seen in many of the UK's most recognisable projects. Their aspiration is to deliver Structural Steel & Engineered Timber/Hybrid projects to the highest quality, achieving ultimate client satisfaction and maintaining long standing and new relationships.


The person will work alongside the 3D CAD Manager and the estimating team to produce accurate structural models of planned construction projects, to support the development of bids and tenders. The ideal candidate will be responsible for modelling superstructures with materials including cross laminated timber, glulam and structural steelwork.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Understand the client's enquiry documentation to fully ascertain the requirements of the tender to ensure the bid submissions are compliant.
Have the ability to read and understand structural engineers' and architects' general arrangement drawings, design reports & specifications.
Able to use 3D Modelling Software such as Cadworks & Tekla Structures.
Ability to use various other software such as Bluebeam, Tekla Bimsight, Trimble Connect, DWG TrueView and Microsoft Office including Word, Publisher and Excel.
Produce bid information including material quantity lists, 3D Views, PDF Models, Visible Area Drawings and piece counts.
Communicate effectively with the Estimating Team and ascertain and assist with any discrepancies, assumptions or queries.
Engage with the supply chain and issue accurate enquiries and obtain compliant/competitive sub-contract quotations for elements of the tender works.
Contact the Engineer and/or Client when necessary for additional information regarding any queries.
Work to deadlines including the estimating program, ensuring that models are finished within a specified time.
Pay close attention to detail to ensure all work is completed accurately.

Key Skills, Experience & Attributes

Minimum one years' experience working within a CAD role (structural steelwork experience preferable).
Strong IT skills, good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly to new systems.
A team player with the confidence to seek help from peers. The ability to organise and prioritise workload.
Friendly and approachable with a professional telephone manner.
Good understanding and ability to operate Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to work within allocated time scales to meet the requirements of our clients.
Work well within a team to achieve targets set by the Bid Manager.
Ambition to progress their career and desire to understand new methods of construction within the supply chain.
Qualifications to an HNC/HND level preferred but not essential.

Please note that we cannot consider candidates who require sponsorship, and you must also be able to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Skaidre Veckyte at Barker Ross on (phone number removed) or email your CV to (url removed).

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type, please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me (url removed)