CAD Technician

Location:Akrotiri and Dhekelia

.CAD Technician

Would you like to part of NBS Engineering department producing a large variety of CAD drawings ranging from contractor instructions through to detailed design and manufacturer drawings? We currently have a vacancy for a CAD Technician at our site in Portsmouth.

As a CAD Technician, you will produce AutoDesk AEC suite Drawings on behalf of the Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering Teams. You will also assist in the regular update of the site model and accurate recording of changes in a change register.

This role will provide you with a good variety of work each day, you get to overlook the carriers and do work on them. The project work will involve team work to ensure our navy can do the job they do well, this role will provide you with plenty of opportunities within the wider BAE business

Your main responsibilities as a CAD Technician will involve:

Create Civil/Structural/Mechanical/Electrical drawings from Engineer’s instruction

Update the site-wide topographic map to record physical changes to the naval base

Assist with the transition to a 3D BIM compatible site wide model

Produce CAD drawings using AutoCAD to relevant British standards

Maintain and modify AutoCad templates

Update AutoCad specific processes and procedures if required

Help manage the flow of electronic data between projects and contractors

Maintain an accurate record of changes to the site wide drawing

Your skills and qualifications as a CAD Technician:

HNC in an Engineering Subject or relevant employment experience

Proficient with 2D & 3D AutoCAD

Gather the correct drawing requirements from the engineers

Manage workload well and work independently as well as part of a team

Working to tight deadlines

Manage internal stakeholder’s expectations

Manipulation of laser models

Document control systems including a Common Data Environment (CDE) desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have good communication skills and able to discuss technical issues with other team members.

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Maritime

Our Maritime Sector encompasses three lines of business; Submarines, Naval Ships and Maritime Services. We design and manufacture complex naval ships and submarines, as well as their state of the art combat systems and equipment. We also offer an array of associated services, including training solutions, maintenance and modernisation programmes to support ships and equipment in service around the world and the management of supporting infrastructure.

We employ a diverse range of people with the unique expertise to design, integrate and support platforms and systems; all focussed on understanding our customers’ evolving needs, meeting their expectations and delivering on commitments made to them, wherever they are in the world.

We have significant growth opportunities across our three dynamic businesses with exciting transformation programmes running right through the next decade; strengthening our competitive advantage and developing our business as an employer of choice for our current and future employees.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.