Posted on: 11th June, 2024

Location: Ward & Burke, London, NW16HR

Ref No. - UK_LN_CAD

Ward and Burke are currently looking to recruit a CAD Technician to be based in our London office (NW1 6HR). They will join a small and growing multi-disciplinary design team who are focused on doing temporary and permanent engineering design for work Ward and Burke are directly delivering within the Thames Water and Southern Water areas of operation. We are looking for candidates with at least 3 years experience within the construction or civil engineering industries.


Their day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Developing 2D and 3D drawings and models of projects Ward and Burke are undertaking. Typically, these may include:
    • Site layouts and GA drawings of structures.
    • Reinforced concrete buildings.
    • Pumping stations.
    • Pipelines, valves, mechanical components.
    • Cabling / pipework / containment.
    • Temporary works structures (including shutters and formwork).
    • Steel structures.
    • P&ID’s.
    • Electrical SLD’s and block diagrams.
  • Coordinating with the CAD Team and designers to create and review drawings / models.
  • Coordinating with site delivery teams to get input on constructability and preferred methods of construction.
  • Input into various reviews of designs, such as HAZOPS, ALMs, Stage Gate reviews.


We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have experience of using AUTOCAD for 2D (Essential) and 3D modelling.
  • Ideally have experience of 3D modelling (Revit) for Civil / construction projects.
  • Have experience of working with rules set out in BS19560.
  • Have experience working with BIM360 and/or any other cloud file hosting environments.
  • Be proficient at the use of Microsoft Office software, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Be a clear communicator, able to articulate their ideas clearly, and receive feedback.


The successful candidate will also:

  • Have good written and verbal communication skills, so that they can explain their work to different groups of people such as clients, operatives on site, and project management teams.
  • Be self-motivated and driven.
  • Have a good attention to detail and be thorough with their work.
  • Be well organised and capable of multi-tasking (working on different projects at the same time).


For successful candidates we’re offering the following package:

  • Base Location: Our newly renovated office: 25 – 26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR.
  • Salary: £35k – 40k P.a depending on experience.
  • Start date: Flexible depending on candidate notice period.
  • Hours: 08:00 – 18:00 (Mon – Friday) with 1 hour lunch per day.
  • Pension (company matched 3%).
  • Annual leave: 22 days (excluding bank holidays) per year. Noting that 7 days leave is required to be retained for the 2 week construction industry Christmas holiday (see employment briefing note (
  • Note that Hybrid working is not promised or offered from the outset of the job to facilitate for integration into the team. Any future hybrid working will need to be agreed with their line-manager.


To apply for this position please complete the form below or email a CV and cover letter to referencing job code:  UK_LN_CAD.