CAD Technician (Joinery/ Bespoke Furniture)

22000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + DOE
17 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CAD Technician (Joinery / Bespoke Furniture)



GBP25,000 - GBP35,000 (DOE)

The Client

Our client, a market leader specialising in the delivery of joinery schemes within high value projects are now seeking an additional CAD Technician. The type of projects they work on are doorsets, bespoke furniture.


Design intent to CAD drawings:

* The main aspect of the role is to convert either Designers / Architects design intent drawings (or sketches) into worktable technical drawings for joinery manufacture.

* You will be required to carry out technical design work (computer aided design) using AutoCAD software package.

* All drawings will need to be fully detailed & laid out on 'paperspace' for Client review

* Designing bespoke furniture from client specifications

Key Responsibilities / Competence

Templates / blocks / layouts

* Any down time can be used to update: Templates / blocks library / layouts etc.

Production hand-over

* The CAD technician will be required to hand-over any production ready works to the operations manager, discussing all design details & materials specifications.

Production drawings

* If work is carried out in-house, signed-off CAD drawings will need to be converted into production drawings. These drawings may need converting into DXF files for CNC manufacture.

Online portholes (4P / Aconox / iGo / etc)

* Project drawings are to be uploaded onto online Portholes as a matter of record.

* All signed-off drawings are to be issued as: 'Construction Issue'

Achieving sign-off

* Once a CAD drawing is completed it is to be issued to Client for comment and / or approval.


* All drawing revisions are to have a new revision number & the list of changes are to be detailed on the right-hand side of 'paperspace' layout.

Working to deadlines

* Each project has deadlines. It the responsibility of the CAD Technician to be fully aware of deadline dates & strive to achieve them. If deadlines cannot be met the Project manager must be informed, giving them plenty of notice

RFI's / correspondence:

* Any information required to facilitate CAD drawing is to be clearly listed & issued to the Project Manager or Project Co-ordinator in a timely manner. It is vitally important that the date information is required by is to be noted with each query.

Site surveys

* Either the project manager or Project Co-ordinator is to assist with sourcing accurate & detailed site surveys. These are to be dated & stored in site survey folder for each area.

Folders & drawing numbers

* All prepared AutoCAD drawings are to be stored in correct & relevant folders. Also, each project is to have drawing numbers set-up & used for every issued drawing

Personal Attributes

* Relentlessly Proactive

* Prioritise and organise, taking a methodical approach

* Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance

* Flexible and reliable

* Ability to use own initiative

* Present information clearly, concisely and professionally

* Attention to detail

* Customer focused

* Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level.

* 'Can do' attitude to work

About ATS Recruitment

ATS Recruitment are a specialist agency supplying skilled candidates into the high technology engineering and construction industries on both a permanent and contract basis.

We are extremely experienced and knowledgeable about the sectors we recruit into and have several large national (UK) and international clients who repeatedly use our services.

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