CAD Designer / Technician

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CAD Designer / Technician required to join a well-respected Skipton based Construction & Manufacturing business who specialise in designing and manufacturing high performance structural insulated timber panels predominantly for bespoke housing / self-build projects, developer led schemes and commercial projects across the UK.

You will be joining an established business on a sound financial footing where you will have the opportunity to take design projects from post planning stages through to completion. Based in their in-house design studio the successful CAD Designer / Technician will play a leading role in creating fabulous designs for new homes and commercial structures that push the boundaries of SIPs design. The design team works alongside their clients (good client facing ability is key) to plan their SIPS home right from the drawing board or alongside their chosen Architect.

The role of CAD Designer / Technician will include the following duties

*Processing client drawings to convert into preliminary designs for manufacture
* Liaising with fellow team members and the manufacturing facility.
* Working with the end user before submitting final drawings to their manufacturing facility.
* Liaising with site and attending site progress meetings if necessary

Background / Experience for the CAD Designer / Technician

*Strong technical experience as either a CAD Technician or CAD Designer within the construction industry.
* If some of this experience includes structurally engineered timber products or modular manufacturing techniques this would be very beneficial.
* Knowledge of AutoCAD 3D and/or design software such as hsbCAD, would be beneficial but not essential.
* Willing to fit in with a small team and be flexible regarding the demands of the job
* Confident communication skills and the ability to deal with a busy manufacturing business and the ends users / clients.
• Commercial awareness to consider needs of the client and the projects
• Creative approach and a passion for suitability.

Great opportunity here to join an established well run business and play a hands role in designing and delivering some exceptionally well designed and eco friendly buildings, ideally our client are seeking a candidate who is local to Skipton and is hungry to do well in free thinking business where there is no glass ceiling for progression.

All levels of experience are being considered, salary commensurate with work experience between £30,000 - £40,000 per annum plus benefits and flexible working hours.