7 Jan 2016

Permanent Senior CAD Technician – Utilities

Peter Brett Associates – Posted by AdminBirmingham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Peter Brett

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Senior CAD Technician to join the Utilities team in our Birmingham office on a permanent basis.

Peter Brett Associates are growing fast, currently working on some exciting projects. To give you a feel to our current work, below are some of the ongoing projects the Birmingham Utilities team are working on

Ongoing Projects:

  • Nova Victoria – Utility diversions, protections and new supplies including highway drainage design for a prestigious development at Victoria, Central London.
  • Rugby Radio Station – Utility design and support for over 6000 new homes, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Ebbsfleet Garden City – Preliminary planning to facilitate the provision of new utility supplies to London’s proposed gateway garden city.
  • High Speed 2 Solihull – Masterplanning for utilities to support the new HS2 hub.
  • Daventry International Freight Link Phase 3 – Utility design and support for this new industrial and commercial development.
  • Stanton Cross Wellingborough – Diversion design and new utility supplies for 3000 new homes and businesses.

Key responsibilities / duties include:

  • To work with Engineers and Technicians to produce Utilities constraints plans, design plans and sections for planning and design purposes.
  • As the Utilities Team develops the role may require preparation of 3D models and visualizations including construction sequence animations for utility installation and inclusion within Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects.
  • Perform a Utilities Technician role in obtaining, tracking and reporting on existing utilities, required diversions and procuring new utility supplies.
  • Use of internal software and processes to determine Utility Demands for new developments.
  • Writing of utility reports relating to the above.
  • Liaison with other divisions including bridges, transport, civils and hydrology to correctly manage the interface in CAD between their and Utilities requirements.
  • Providing CAD assistance for other divisions such as bridges, transport, civils and hydrology if required, which may include: general civil arrangements, drainage, structures and steelwork drawings and schedules.

 Capabilities and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who has a BTEC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

The ideal candidates must be/have:

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, with experience in producing 3D drawings and preferably in Building Information Modelling (BIM).
  • Previous experience within utility, surveying or civil engineering field is preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to use initiative and plan own work load.
  • Willing, enthusiastic and flexible in their approach to work.


We offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package which includes contributory pension plan, discretionary bonus scheme and flexible benefits allowance.

To Apply

Please use the link below to apply. To find out more about Peter Brett Associates LLP and see the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit the ‘What we do’ section on this website.

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please follow the instructions above.

Job Categories: Tradesman. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: birmingham, diversity, Equal Opportunities, equality, inclusion, Job Vacancy, Peter Brett Associates, technician, and Utilities. Salary: Competitive.

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