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Engineering CAD Design Apprenticeship

Job description

Groundline are seeking a keen, enthusiastic, self-motivated ‘Apprentice CAD Technician’ to join it's global, industry leading team of CAD technicians and Design Engineers.

The role requires you to learn and support in the delivery of overhead transmission line (OHL) CAD outputs, including the production of 2D & 3D CAD models & drawings, schedules and lists for the purposes of providing safe, clear and technically compliant visual instructions to site operatives and procurement for purchasing and installation of equipment and materials.

As part of this role you will undertake the following activities:

  • To support in the production of CAD outputs in line with statutory and industry specific standards and best practice guidance documentation.
  • Support the development of overhead line CAD drawings and construction solutions in line with CDM regulations.
  • Deliver detailed and accurate technical drawings to industry standards for the benefit of the customer
  • Use industry standard software, including 2D and 3D techniques based upon the output required.
  • Utilise technical notes, considering CDM and a customer’s technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Promote the sharing and development of knowledge for all team members

Some key responsibilities to deliver the above activities will be:

  • Produce 3D CAD models and associated 2D drawing outputs for (but not limited to):

- Wire Clearance Diagrams

- Set Drawings

- OPGW fibre path arrangements

- Reinforced Concrete Foundation General Arrangements

- Bar Bending Schedules

- Route/Access Maps & Layout Plans

- Stage-by-Stage Diagrams & Route Schematics

- Material Ordering Schedules and Material & Bolt lists

  • Populate & maintain CAD team document libraries.
  • Demonstrate excellent ‘attention to detail’ in all drawing outputs produced.
  • Follow CAD team document production workflow, ensuring agreed best practice and document revision control is followed.

- Attend, engage and contribute to CAD team discussions and workshops to ensure continuous improvement of self and team processesTower Line Diagrams for Condition Assessments

- Lattice Tower Steelwork Detailing (GA/ED)

- Steel Fabrication Details (PSD)

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 01/08/2024

Possible start date: 02/09/2024

Employer information

Groundline Engineering have a rock-solid reputation for being great to work with – we build long-term relationships with, and make things as easy as possible for, our customers. We take a practical approach to what we do; looking beyond spreadsheets, software and calculations.

Address details:

NG15 0EA

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Reference number VAC1000261618
Working week Monday – Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm.
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 42 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Engineering Design and Draughtsman - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £13,500.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).