CAD Technician / Designer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Defence, Design Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    James Walker

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    Long Term

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


CAD Technician / Designer – £ATTRACTIVE, Plymouth, Long Term, Fixed Term Contract 
KEY Skills: Mechanical, CAD, Design, Autocad,  General Schematics, Detail Arrangement Drawings, Chilled Water Plants, Static Converters, Manufacturing, Bespoke Equipment, Disclosure Scotland, BPSS, Security Clearance, 

The Role:
Experienced CAD Technician / Designer required to join a team engaged on prestigious international Maritime Defence projects.  
Working within the Mechanical Design team you will be responsible for the preparation / production of component drawings / detailed manufacturing drawings of test rigs, 2D packages working on drawings for manufacture, assemble and installation of mechanical systems, all of which will cover a number of international projects. 

Duties will include: 
AutoCAD Working Drawings. (2D or 3D)
Compartment layouts, General Schematics, Detail Arrangement Drawings, Main & Auxiliary Machinery Space, Control Room, Chilled Water Plants, Static Converters – Submarine / Surface Ships.
Site visits to Submarines/Ships to assess/verify design proposals – validating drawings or technical specifications.
Production of breakouts from Guidance Information (GI). 

The Candidate: 
You will be an experienced and qualified CAD Technician / Designer (Components) with 5 years’ experience and be qualified to ONC/HNC level in a Mechanical or Production engineering. 
Experience in AutoCAD is essential.
You will have experience of Manufacturing drawings, Bespoke Machinery & Mechanical systems.
CADDS 5, 3D, EDM (Engineering Database Manager) & GUI (Graphical User Interface) working would be advantageous.

Who will this suit? 
This role is ideally suited to a CAD Technician / Designer with 5years experience gained producing Mechanical Component / General Mechanical drawings / Drawings for Manufacture / bespoke rigs. Ideal way for contractors to gain experience within the Defence sector.

Note: Due to the nature of the projects undertaken these positions are restricted to UK nationals only. We are unable to consider applications from dual nationals.
NB the client is willing to sponsor suitable candidates for security clearance.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.

Wilde Recruitment Limited - Engineering Recruitment