Paul Basham Associates is a fast-growing, and award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a civil engineering technician role to support a wide variety of engineering work in an expanding team.


  • Be responsible for the collation and ongoing development of a construction details database,
  • Undertake quality checks on all drawings produced within the team,
  • Support civil engineers through the drafting of technical design drawings,
  • Ensuring that project specific BIM standards are adhered to across all drawings and documents produced,
  • Maintain large scale site wide drawings such as combined topographical surveys, title plan compilations etc.
  • Develop and maintain engineering keys and legends specific to the project stage,
  • Collate project specifications in liaison with the civil engineers.
  • Ensuring client drawing output specific requirements are met,
  • Work within a Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, S278/S38 schemes, and the management of the corresponding sectional applications such as S104/98/185.
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities.
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System (QMS) through undertaking administrative activities.
  • Support our regional offices and other departments through knowledge sharing.

Skills & Experience Required

  • 5+ years’ experience in a technician role using AutoCAD (essential) and Site3D (preferred)
  • Project experience on large scale multi-phase developments,
  • Experience working with local authorities, developers and architects on civil engineering aspects of residential, commercial and retirement/care schemes,
  • Varied experience working on engineering schemes at various stages of the project process including planning stages and working drawings

You must have the ability to:

  • Produce high quality and fit-for-purpose design drawings based on designs undertaken by engineers,
  • Draft construction details and bespoke designs based on sketches or work undertaken by engineers,
  • Aid in the development of design solutions.

You must have:

  • Strong time management skills and an ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • Experience with 3D design software such as Site3D, Civil 3D or PDS is preferred


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus Scheme
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression 
  • Exposure to some of the nation's most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitable calendar 
  • Auto enrolment onto the company Pension Scheme with an employer's contribution of 5%
  • 24 days annual leave as well as your birthday off
  • Payment of Professional Membership
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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