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Engineering Draughtsperson/CAD Technician

Draughtsperson - West London


Produce and document detailed design of highly technical systems, in particular:

  • Produce detailed mechanical drawings of components and systems using AutoCad Inventor.

  • Prepare bills of materials for systems.

  • Maintain manufacturing drawings up-to-date as products evolve.

  • Work closely with Purchasing ensuring timely arrival of materials and components.

  • Work closely with Machine Shop and Project Engineer(s) to ensure faithful implementation of designs.

Experience required:

  • Demonstrated competence in CAD design and solid modelling.

  • Previous experience with AutoCad Inventor essential.

  • Practical knowledge of mechanical engineering, including machine shop techniques required.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and initiative to work under own steam.

  • Previous exposure to a variety of manufacturing processes such as vacuum impregnation and composite manufacture desirable.

  • Previous practical experience e.g.

    as a technician in a manufacturing environment useful.

  • Ability and willingness to communicate and work closely with colleagues.


City and Guilds qualification in mechanical engineering helpful as would be previous experience as a time-served technician.

Experience and knowledge of following technology useful but not necessary: cryogenics, materials, superconducting magnets, composites, vacuum, scientific instruments, space technology.

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