CAD Technician - AutoCAD/Inventor - Meath

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2210-31365

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a CAD Technician with 2+ years’ experience working in the engineering sector assisting in the preparation of drawings for outline and detailed designs?

Do you have good working knowledge of engineering draughting software including AutoCAD and Inventor?

This is a permanent role based in Navan

If interested, please send your CV to or call Niamh on +353-1-9696681.

CAD Technician - AutoCAD and Inventor - Meath

Job Description

Our client are industry leaders in the design, build, operation and maintenance capabilities for the water and wastewater industries.

Reporting to Management the CAD Technician will be required to work with the project team, assisting in the preparation of high-quality engineering drawings for a broad range of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. 

This role is primarily office based with site visits as required to support design and drafting activities. 

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of working as part of a team as well as using your own initiate to prepare detailed engineering drawings.

Work as part of a team in delivering multiple projects and tenders at any one time, embracing the ethos of “one team” culture.

Preparation and submission of planning, tender, design, construction and as constructed drawings in consultation with Project Manager and designers.

Drafting of piping systems, sheet metal, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, P&ID’s, mass balance and process flow drawings.

Visit sites to assess site, take dimensions and create detailed and accurate drawings for manufacture.

Engage with supplier and sub-contract chain to import, validate and assess 3rd party supply packages and incorporate these into the overall design. 

Provide recommendations on equipment and package design as part of the design and drafting process.

Ensure principles of prevention are adopted in the design of the works through careful planning and operability studies.

Ensure Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental standards, policies and procedures are always adhered to in the office and on-site.

Monitor progress of your workflow to ensure delivery in line with works programme, adjust workflow and rate as necessary to achieve or better completion date.

Attendance at project production meetings and working in a team environment to input project metrics and extract workflows.

Preparation and submission of project handover files including As Constructed Drawings.

Keep appraised of latest standards and technology through continuous professional development (CPD).

Other duties as required from time to time.


Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, preferably in the engineering sector assisting in the preparation of drawings for outline and detailed designs.

Minimum of a Level 6 Higher Certificate/Diploma in a relevant Mechanical/Civil Engineering qualification.

Experienced in the lifecycle delivery of mechanical engineering projects from concept design through to completion.

Ability to work as part of a team in project delivery and provide input at team meetings.

Ability to manage multi-disciplinary construction teams in a pressurised environment during project delivery.

Ability to engage with suppliers and sub-contractors at design stage to provide design collaboration.

Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise during project delivery.

Good working knowledge of engineering draughting software including AutoCAD and Inventor is essential.

Strong communications skills with a high level of enthusiasm and motivation is essential.

Working knowledge of REVIT and Navisworks desirable.

Working knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM) including model intelligence, embedded information and COBie extraction desirable but not essential.

Active member in professional groups such as the CITA BIM Group desirable. 


Salary negotiable based on experience.

Excellent benefits package


Niamh Neary is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a CAD Technician interested in roles based in Ireland, you can contact Niamh by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696681 for a confidential chat.

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