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Civil CAD & GIS Technician

£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Civil CAD & GIS Technician - Permanent / Full-Time - Excellent Salary DOE - UK-Wide site visits / Birmingham

Your new company

A professional and well-recognised company, you will be joining a small team within the business including three current professionals in both Flood risk and Drainage that promote individual growth and flexibility. Established in the UK for over 200 years and now international. They work to effect change through ESG [Environmental, Social Governance] and Wellness at a human scale to help create healthy, productive, prosperous spaces and places that deliver a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community. As part of the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, they are reducing carbon emissions to net zero in their UK buildings by 2030, and are identifying renewable solutions for our offices located in high carbon footprint utility service districts.

Some of their current clients include the NDA [Nuclear Decommission Authority], DS Smith, Clearbell and Ho seasons, to name a few.

Your new role

The role is vacant because of an expanding workload, you will be working alongside others in the team putting information into action with CAD & GIS software for the companies' varied and ever-growing list of clients.

You will be using AutoCAD Civil 2D/3D alongside ESRI ArcGIS software and QGIS. Liaising with both internal/external technicians, engineers and consultants and analysing/interpreting/presenting geo-spatial data to meet clients requirements.

What you'll need to succeed

CAD Skill Sets:

  • Experienced in AutoCAD Civil 2D/3D;
  • Experience in production of drainage design drawings;
  • Experience in the use of Civils 3D is desirable;
  • Experience in the use of PDS is desirable;
  • Knowledge of digital engineering standards such as BS EN ISO 19650;
  • Knowledge of Sewers for Adoption;
  • Knowledge of relevant British Standards for below ground drainage;
  • Sound knowledge of engineering design principles;
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as a member of a team;
  • The use of the Microsoft Office Suite of software, including Excel
  • Good numeracy ad communication skills;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Experience liaising with other technicians, engineers, and consultants internal/external;
  • Experience in production of site constraint plans;
  • Experience or willingness to learn cut and fill calculations;
  • Experience or willingness to learn producing cross sections from ground investigation data

GIS Skill Sets:

  • Proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and QGIS;
  • Proven ability to analyse, interpret and present geospatial data to meet client requirements;
  • Successfully deliver routine GIS tasks independently;
  • Creating shapefiles;
  • Creating and managing digital libraries;
  • Handling sensitive data; and
  • Utilising Open Source data i.e geology and flood risk data, LiDAR.

What you'll get in return

The company prides itself on being untypical of the standard hierarchical and regimental structure that its competitors may have. Flexible working options are readily available and they will try to tailor working requirements to each individual upon request.

The role is varied and ever-changing with each project. Possibilities for progression are readily available and depend on personal achievement rather than length of service.

Available Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible/Hybrid Working with Site Visits
  • Transparent Bonus Scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Parking
  • Medical Insurance/Healthcare
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • 25 Days Holiday with the option to buy more
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Mileage Allowance

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