Amec Foster Wheeler Civils CAD Technician (Substations, OHL, Cabling) in London, United Kingdom

Amec Foster Wheeler’s Transmission and Distribution business has won a major new contract and we are looking to build our existing team; we are looking for a Civil CAD Technicians with a background and experience in either High Voltage Cabling, Overhead Lines or Substations design covering Civil and/or Electrical Engineering. This role will be based in London.

As a CAD Technician you will be responsible for the delivery of drawings, design deliverables, and documents as directed by the engineers and designers in accordance the engineering procedures and guidance notes.

Role Specific Requirements:

  • Preparing the CAD content for technical drawings and documents as prescribed by the Designer or Lead Designer in accordance with relevant standards and specifications.

  • Performing and ensuring the correct QA and administrative processes are completed for the recording and issuing of drawings and documents

  • Ensure you deliverables are in accordance with schedule, with due consideration to deadlines, and recorded accurately on time-sheets.

  • Support site surveys, data capture and interfacing with site operatives

  • Attendance when required for task specific meetings

  • Develop your understanding and knowledge of relevant software and tools. Drawings will be done using either AutoCAD, Revit 3D, Microstation, or other CAD applications as necessary


  • Minimum 5 GCSE qualifications or equivalent including Maths, English

  • Proficient in basic computer packages

  • Good Interpersonal Skills


  • Minimum GCSE in a Maths, Science, Technology, or an Engineering based subject.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-18781

Location: GB-London

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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