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Life Science - CAD Technician - Macclesfield

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Life Science - CAD Technician - Macclesfield

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Contact:

    Lloyd Bailey

  • Contact email:

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months Renewable Contract

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


CAD Technician




Role Detail Description:

The Digital Engineering CAD Technician will work closely with the Digital Engineering Lead and Engineering & Design Team Leads to support the efficient and effective delivery of engineering & design services.


The post holder will:

  • Support in the development of the departments Digital Engineering Strategy
  • Act as CAD / BIM Technician for several projects which fall under the term contract
  • Produce Computer-Aided Design Deliverables
  • Support effective delivery of projects to time, quality, and cost targets
  • Produce documentation in accordance with defined standards/quality requirements
  • Liaise with design subcontractors e.g. 3D Site Surveys
  • Lead the improvement of performance by seeking, reviewing and applying, where appropriate, innovative solutions
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Mentor/train other team members
  • Provide effective, accurate & efficient Digital Engineering services to both internal & external customers
  • Interface with other departments such as E&I, Technology, Mechanical, BES etc.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • HNC or Degree in electrical engineering
  • Strong experience in UK construction projects
  • Experience in M&E design best practices (Focus on E&I)
  • Strong understanding of design process & associated documentation
  • Project lifecycle experience
  • Knowledge of data and administrative management practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations
  • Ability to undertake site surveys
  • Collaborative skills and experience working in part of a multi-discipline team
  • GMP and pharma experience would be desirable



  • Ability to create and use parametric families
  • Ability to design and model containment installations
  • Ability to design and model building services
  • Ability to produce drawing sheets within the Revit environment
  • Familiarity with extracting scheduled data from models
  • Familiarity with BS1192 standards
  • Familiarity with BS EN 19650 parts 1 & 2 standards
  • Familiarity with implementing and exporting COBIE Data
  • Familiarity with collaborative working processes i.e., central models, worksets etc
  • Experience in using / developing project templates.
  • Experience of BIM Level 2 processes.
  • The ability to create digital models from point cloud scans is desirable



  • Ability to use Navisworks for shared model creation and clash detection
  • The ability to use Recap Pro for preparing point cloud scans for integration into models would be desirable.
  • Familiarity with the use of common data environments is required.
  • Any additional experience of using other collaborative software to aid the design & construction process would be desirable.
  • Familiarity with other design software platforms i.e. Microstation would be advantageous.