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Advertiser: Sitec Professional Services Ltd

Job Title: Engineering Technician
Rate:£ Per Year    Benefits: Depending on experience
Description: Sitec are urgently recruiting for an Engineering Technician to work at our client’s site in Hamilton, Scotland for an estimated 9-12 month contract.

Overall Purpose of the Engineering Technician Role:

Implement the Design Manager’s policy for the provision of a comprehensive, professional and cost effective engineering and drawing service on a wide variety of civil engineering projects to ensure successful delivery to Clients.

Engineering Technician Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare drawings within allocated resources and on time as advised by designers.
* Develop and carry out drawing check processes to ensure accurate interpretation of designer’s requirements prior to issuing check prints to designers.
* Implement the Design Manager’s policy for the provision of a comprehensive, professional and cost effective engineering and drawing service on a wide variety of civil engineering projects to ensure successful delivery to Clients
* Under supervision, carry out designs and design checks for Engineering schemes, gaining experience of the requirements of current British & European Standards, Codes of Practice, Railway Group Standards and procedures as required.
* Assist in the preparation of technical reports and feasibility reports.
* Liaise with Clients and other outside parties as required.
* Assist the CAD Manager and Senior staff in the development of the CAD section by promoting new ideas, advising on CAD add-ons and maintaining up to date in house systems
* Assist senior staff with the development of Quality procedures to ensure that the Division can achieve and maintain ISO 9002 registration.
* In conjunction with the CAD Manager develop system with CAD technicians to provide uniform methods of drawing storage and archiving.
* Responsible for reprographic copies or drawing prints as instructed by designers and folding copy prints as required by designers.
* Detail reinforcement and prepare schedules to industry standards and cross check work of CAD Technicians.
* Must be attentive to maintaining accurate drawing updates prior to issuing to designer for checking
* Responsible for maintaining a shared system with other CAD technicians to ensure adequate supplies of drawing production materials are available at all times
* Assist as required on other tasks as requested by designers within Engineering Projects.
* Carry out surveys, site monitoring and undertake safety supervision roles as required.

Key Competencies:

* Should be self-motivated and possess ability to work under own initiative to assist in achievement of project objectives.
* Good presentation, communication, interpersonal skills.
* Computer literate including hands-on and in-depth experience of computer-aided draughting packages.
* Full driving licence or willing to learn.

Qualifications & Experience for Engineering Technician Role:

* Minimum O.N.C. in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
* Must have a minimum of 3 years practical CAD experience of detailing reinforced concrete and structural steelwork related to general civil engineering works or building structures
* Computer literate particularly in the use of CAD facilities.
* Must be capable of efficiently operating the current version of AutoCAD is desirable to be capable of operating Microstation version 8, 2004.
* Capable in the use of survey equipment and should have an understanding of up to date survey techniques and be prepared to learn these.
* Good working knowledge of current British & European Standards appropriate to drawing practices.
* Have an appreciation of other current British Standards, Codes of Practice,
* Railway Group and Line Standards and other statutory documents. Experience of Civil 3D, AutoCad / AutoDesk 2016

Additional Information

* May be required to work away from home.
* Main Location is Hamilton in Scotland

The successful candidate will be required to pass a PTS Medical and Drug & Alcohol screening

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.
Skills Required: Engineering Technician
Job Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Est. 9-12 Mths
Contact: Rob Bush Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0117 9792396 Contact Fax:
Reference: 1710-16 Added: 06-10-2017
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