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Senior CAD Technician

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Permanent - Full Time/Flexible
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The Opportunity

Are you an experienced CAD Technician that is looking for a new challenge ? Interested in working with one of the most progressive Engineering consultancies in the UK ? Then look no further.

PBA, now part of Stantec, are seeking to recruit a Senior CAD Technician to join our Civil infrastructure team in Reading. PBA have long been established as one of the leading consultancies in the Thames Valley region and our growth is set to continue as part of global design firm Stantec. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy.

You will have the opportunity to be intricately involved in the delivery from concept through to construction of a wide range of multi-disciplinary projects, from large mixed-use, residential or commercial / industrial projects through to city centre regeneration schemes. You will provide technical CAD and design support to our Engineering team and play a key role in the successful deliver of our projects.

On our side, we will provide you with a great working environment and a support network that will enable you to achieve your targets. We'll give you every opportunity to take your career to the next level.
Key responsibilities / Duties will include:
  • Support the civil engineering team in preparing designs, plans and drawings, and input to reports  
  • Design of Earthworks, Highways, Pavement and Drainage
  • Assist with technical approval submissions and preparation of construction details
  • Use of CAD (2D and 3D)
  • Undertaking 3D engineering design modelling
  • Experience of 3D draughting would be advantageous, but not essential.
About You

Capabilities and Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be a positive, enthusiastic team player and will have/be:

  • HNC qualification in civil engineering or equivalent is desirable, but not essential
  • Keen interest in civil infrastructure engineering
  • Competency in computer aided drawing and the use of AutoCAD
  • Experience of using Civils 3D and MicroDrainage (WinDes) is desirable (candidates with experience in similar 3D design packages will be considered if the candidate has no experience in Civils 3D)
  • Experience in the use of Autotrack or similar
  • Experience in the use of AutoSign
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Confident to liaise with all levels of management both internally and externally


    About PBA

    Peter Brett Associates (PBA) is now part of Stantec, thus entering the most exciting phase in our history.  We have built up our reputation through decades of success and now have made a significant step towards securing greater opportunities and growth.

    Both PBA and Stantec bring teams that possess a depth of expertise, experience, and passion for community.  Together, our combined strengths will be essential to meet the growing opportunities in key UK markets.  As a result, we will be able to offer a broader set of services to our clients and even better career opportunities for our people.  Our people are our most important asset.  Creating a friendly and supportive environment for our employees where they can attain their personal career goals is a key objective for us.

    To find out more about PBA and see the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit .

    PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.