Graduate Opportunity

CAD Engineer - Water

Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.

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nmcn is a leading construction and infrastructure company committed to delivering exceptional customer service and having a ‘positive impact on everything we touch’.

We are nmcn

We are a people-focused business that works in partnership with our customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK.

Delivering projects across the UK, our specialist engineering and construction teams provide innovation and technical skill from design stage through to construction across the key market sectors of Water, Building, Infrastructure, Telecoms and Power & Industrial.

Our Technical Services team provides professional engineering services to clients across a range of sectors. These include the mining and quarrying, mineral and metals processing, materials handling, general industrial and renewables industries. Typical services offered include design from pre-feasibility through to detailed design for construction, project management and construction management. Many of our clients are international, and we have experience in delivering professional services on projects in India, USA, Thailand, Sumatra, France, Sweden, Belgium, Brasil, South Korea, Portugal, Spain and many other countries.

An opportunity has arisen for a CAD Engineer with a Civil Engineering bias in our Technical Services team who will be working on projects for clients in all the above sectors.

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Preparation of 3D models of civil structures using Autodesk Revit or Civils 3D software
  • Preparation of civil structures layouts and general arrangements from Autodesk Civils 3D and Revit models, and in AutoCAD 2D
  • Preparation of RFC reinforcing bar general arrangement drawings and schedules
  • Carry out site surveys
  • Carry out 3D laser scanning on site, and stitch Pointcloud outputs using proprietary software for import into Autodesk Revit or Civils 3D
  • Coordinate and liaise with other internal and external mechanical, electrical, civil designers, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Assist with the design verification and validation processes, including attending design reviews
  • Evaluation of potential hazards through design risk assessments
  • Control the flow of design documentation and filing using proprietary document control systems

What we’re looking for in a candidate

  • Autodesk AutoCAD experience essential
  • Either Autodesk Plant 3D or Revit experience essential
  • Experience in a process industry or water industry design role preferred
  • Civil Engineering qualification – either NVQ / Apprenticeship, HNC, HND, or Graduate, with an appreciation and understanding of other disciplines
  • Sufficient engineering knowledge to question, ask and learn
  • Desire to understand the background and objectives of a project or plant
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software packages
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to organise and prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (email / phone / face to face)
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required
  • Self-motivation and diligence
  • A proactive approach
  • Good communication skills

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days' holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • Enhanced pay for Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

As a Disability Confident Leader and Investor in Diversity, we are committed to recruiting the best people to deliver our projects. We are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

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Job ID Number: 493794
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Naval Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Structural
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
  • Web Development

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