CAD DESIGNER - ARCHITECTURAL METALWORK
In this exciting role as a CAD Designer, you will be a critical part of the team working on the design process within a busy technical department. We are a large-scale architectural metalwork provider in the UK, specialising in staircases, high-rise, residential contracts, cladding, and rain-screen bespoke packages aligned to metalwork packages and for public work contracts - such as stations and infrastructure. Project values range from £500k to over £8m, these include developments with multiple materials including glass, timber, aluminium, stainless steel, and the full range of architectural steelwork.
There is an opportunity for the right candidate to progress to head the technical department.
Dunmow, Essex, UK
On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
Our teams enjoy a variety of different work and are a friendly team - much like an extended family. There is always scope to train in other areas of the factory too for the right people.
We are unique in that we have many different businesses that ensure there is always variety and opportunities - Alloy Fabweld, Albion Design Staircases, Hunwick Engineering, Flexi Group UK, Rebel Strength, and Livin Art.
We care for our communities locally, and we created our own charity Hashtag Big Smile to really make a difference in the world by building communities.
Our people work hard as a team, working together to drive our business for continued success and job security.
Alloy Fabweld is committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees.
We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding is fostered, and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued.
Equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and compliance with the law is to the benefit of all individuals in our company as it seeks to develop the skills and abilities of its people. While specific responsibility for eliminating discrimination and providing equality of opportunity lies with managers and supervisors, individuals at all levels have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect.
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In this role, you will be required during the development of new projects (including complex mechanical components) to produce high-quality, technically accurate, drawings and documentation. To present building designs to clients or management for approval and interact with other building designers and professionals to exchange ideas on techniques/style for structural plans.
You will also prepare and present job proposals to clients, whilst emphasising the ability to deliver architectural designs that meet set requirements, including reworking and modifying designs as may be requested by clients or management. You will be confident in acting as mentor and guide junior designers in the preparation of structural designs and models.
Key Responsibilities of the role:
Gather and collect design requirements for new constructions, alterations, or repairs.
Prepare architecture design based on design requirements.
Submit architectural designs to management and clients for review and approval.
Support and guide designers involved in preparing drawings.
Essential Skills/Experience for this role:
3D AutoCAD/Advanced Steel– Advantageous but not essential.
Proven Construction / Steel Fabrication background. Ideally in the steel fabrication / architectural metalwork industry.
Experience in working to set design standards.
Understand manufacturing technologies, process techniques, and installation procedures.
Use of in-house systems and standard drawing office procedures for design processes.
A good communicator by telephone, email, and online teams.
Proven experience in working to deadlines and programme timeframes.
A ‘Can do’ attitude who can work well under pressure.
Willing to go above and beyond to achieve high-level results
Site surveying experience is advantageous.
Construction, architectural metalwork, cladding, and curtain walling Experience.
Full UK Driving licence.
If you feel as though you meet the criteria for this position then please apply now!
All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage. No agencies please. Alloy Fabweld is an equal opportunities employer.