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 Senior CAD Technician role to support a wide variety of engineering work in an expanding team.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Previous technician level experience of 10+ years in structural engineering
  • Significant experience of AutoCAD/Revit working in a construction environment
  • Fully conversant in Revit with AutoCAD experience
  • A sound knowledge of engineering design principles
  • Sound knowledge of CDM regulations and the impact of safety in design
  • Ability to use engineering knowledge to apply technical and practical skills to undertake tasks
  • Ability to identify problems in own area of work and apply appropriate methods to identify causes and find solutions
  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision, or be developing towards this
  • Ability to accept, allocate and supervise technical tasks
  • An understanding of construction methods and their impact on designs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff and as part of a team
  • Have good self-organisation and administration



  • Work within a design team responsible for the design of foundations and structures
  • Work in a design environment with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities
  • Draft and contribute to the design in accordance with the appropriate standards and codes
  • Draft and contribute to the design of foundations and structures in accordance with relevant codes of practice
  • Sound knowledge of building regulations
  • Be responsible for the production of consistent high-quality drawing packages, considering specific client requirements
  • Provide technical input and support for reports and technical notes
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System through adhering to approval processes and undertaking administrative activities 
  • Carry the company brand and reputation through business development and marketing input
  • Coordinate accurately with all other disciplines including face to face meetings
  • Review and approving of third party drawings
  • Control flow of design information for specific projects into and out of the company
  • Mentoring and supporting junior members of staff

Business Development:

  • Understand the company services, market sectors, specialisms, procedures and processes
  • Assist colleagues in planning and delivering marketing initiatives
  • Have sound knowledge of the market sectors within which the company operates or aspires to operate


  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review
  • Private Healthcare
  • Chance to develop skills and progress your career
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme for purchasing and selling holiday 
  • Payment of Professional Membership

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