Job title: CAD Technician

Location: Manchester area

Salary: Negotiable

Job type: 12 – 24 month contract

Start date: September / October

Innotech Partners is excited to announce our partnership with a well-established Design Consultancy team based in the Manchester area looking to build the team of CAD Technicians.

Looking for 3 CAD Technicians to support in the design for a range of Civils renewals schemes across the Network Rail North, West and Central (NW&C) region. Designs will predominantly relate to structures Works.

We would be offering an initial 12 month contract with the opportunity to extend this for an additional 12 months for the right candidate.

This is a great opportunity to work with an established company on a long term contract.

Work with Civil Engineers to provide design solutions. This will principally involve:

  • Create scheme drawings with minimal supervision
  • Ordering OS tiles from NR catalogue
  • Attending site visits
  • Using conventional measuring and surveying techniques to build up as-build/ existing condition drawings
  • Xref surveys undertaken by external bodies into drawings
  • Carry out LIDAR point cloud scans using in-house surveying equipment
  • Utilising detail exams to input defects onto existing condition drawings
  • Amend drawings based on engineers’ mark ups (both electronic and pen)
  • Add H&S data onto drawings
  • Up-rev drawings based on comments received from inter-disciplinary checks.

Working with the Lead Design Engineer the right candidate will be given their own workload and opportunity to complete their own works whilst supporting the

  • Support the construction design management (CDM) principal designer in all associated duties and carry out or monitor cross-discipline engineering checks of all relevant aspects of the proposal.
  • Lead the engineering interfaces of allocated proposals with concurrent work in other disciplines, or within other programmes.
  • Act as or liaise with the appropriate Contractors Responsible Engineer during GRIP stages 2-6 to so that method statements for site works and surveys are produced and approved to the required standards.
  • Monitor, assess, evaluate and audit Consultants and Contractors during GRIP stages 2-6

The right person for the role:


  • 2 years’ relevant AutoCAD experience
  • Understanding of civil engineering and construction principles
  • Good CAD skills and engineering knowledge.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Understanding of the rail industry
  • Experience working within a Network Rail team using NR systems such as geo-RINM
  • MICE EngTech recognition
  • PTS card
  • Knowledge of OS Digital Mapping formats.
  • Railway experience.
  • Good desktop software skills.

Pivotal Construction Services Limited trading as Pivotal Construction Recruitment (12931072) acts as an Employment Agency and is a subsidiary of Talentia Group.

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