CAD Technician (Architectural)


To provide design and drawn information input to building surveying and architectural projects.


Team worker:

  • Participate as a member of the Concertus team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
  • Take ownership for own personal development
  • Liaise with Architects and other professional staff in developing designs


Customer service:

  • Assist in creating presentation drawings for client
  • Provide an efficient and business‐like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and (via face‐to‐face, telephone, email)


Business delivery:

  • Undertake concept and detail architectural design under guidance of Senior Surveyors
  • Create models and drawings using ArchiCAD software
  • Produce layouts and detailed drawings as required for inclusion in the procurement process
  • Ensure consistency of design information with related specification information
  • Prepare building regulations submissions
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Assessing the environmental impact and other risks connected to design decisions
  • Prepare design risk assessments in conjunction with the Principal Designer
  • Assessing the Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions
  • Commission specialist surveys
  • Assist in preparing bids for tenders, and in reporting to clients and planning bodies


BIM roles and responsibilities:

  • Maintain and receive information into the information model
  • Configure information for project outputs
  • Populate the information exchange format for the information model
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline specific, package-based or timebased task
  • Undertake clash detection process and report to design team lead


Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members/line manager
  • Contribution to service
  • Team performance
  • Service improvements suggested
  • Customer feedback
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of systems and processes
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery performance indicators
  • Customer feedback
  • Directors feedback


What you need to know:

  • A degree in Building Surveying, Architectural Technology or equivalent desirable
  • CAD proficient
  • Two years’ business experience
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • A good knowledge of building construction and building regulations with an understanding of planning legislation and health and safety
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Knowledge of NBS building software desirable


How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service

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