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Earthworks Cad Tecnician

Ref: VR/01538
Up to £40 000 plus vehicle / car allowance, pension and bonus

Deanston Cooper is currently recruiting an Earthworks CAD Technician to join a civil engineering groundworks contractor based in Livingston.

As an Earthworks CAD Technician, you’ll be responsible for creating detailed 3D earthworks models and plans based on designs supplied by architects and designers for 360o Excavator/Dozer Machine Control and use in precise Volumetric Cut & Fill calculations and Trimble SiteVision. You’ll also spend time liaising with site engineers and designers to understand design requirements.

The main duties of the Earthworks Cad Technician are as follows:

  • Reading, evaluating and interpreting designs and drawings.
  • Translating & preparing 3D earthworks models of proposed sites and foundation designs using a variety of CAD software programmes.
  • Digitising Point Cloud data to produce earthworks surface models.
  • Calculating volumes and applying knowledge of earthworks principles to the project.
  • Be part of a team to deliver models and drawings of a high standard and accuracy in accordance with design specifications requirements & across all departments;
  • Presenting working drawings for use in all stages of the project, tender, construction and completion.
  • Documenting and updating drawings.
  • Maintaining accurate records.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience in using CAD software programmes (N4ce, LSS AutoCAD etc).
  • The ability to create high-quality detailed technical drawings and plans.
  • The ability to confidently liaise with a variety of site-based colleagues, external engineers and designers to understand design requirements based on the client’s needs.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Positive and friendly personality, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Able to work flexibly and communicate well within a small, cross-discipline team
  • Self-motivated and capable of meeting deadlines

As well as experienced Cad Technicians, the client is also happy to consider candidates who are currently working as a Site Engineer but are looking to move into a more office based role.