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Senior CAD / BIM Technician

  • Job reference: AD-001190
  • Sector: Aerospace, Defence, Security
  • Location: Birmingham
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The role of Atkins CAD Data Coordinator is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right person to gain experience working within the High Speed 2 project environment. Reporting to the Information Manager this specific role is part of a high achieving team delivering industry leading innovative CAD solutions to a large multi-disciplinary project team. The successful candidate will work out of central Birmingham full time. This position would suit someone who has experience of liaising with senior project stakeholders and understands the importance of good quality design data for large infrastructure projects.


• Expert knowledge of UK BIM Level 2 standards, including BS and PAS1192 series
• Knowledge of information management tools and especially CAD
• Experience of BIM/CAD management tools, such as but not limited to ProjectWise, Bentley AeCoSIM or Autodesk Revit for the management and assurance of CAD information;
• Experience of CAD/BIM within an engineering or multi-disciplinary project
• Experience of managing technical information in a complex environment
• Experience of applying project management and governance principles to delivery, especially in managing dependencies between deliverables often from different Suppliers;


• Previous experience of stakeholder management– including developing relationships through regular CAD delivery meetings, with HS2 colleagues especially Project Managers, Engineers and Technical Assurance; and Hs2 suppliers
• Deliver training sessions for HS2;
• Communication skills – including providing responses to technical CAD questions, requests for information; and communicating technical information to non-technical staff
• Manage a varied high volume of demands responding to Contractors queries, formal submissions, plus HS2 Project Manager and Engineer queries on CAD issues;


• Support Information Managers as the point of contact for technical CAD information management activities, including review of detailed CAD technical documentation such as BEP, MIDP and MPDT, ensuring they meet HS2 strategic objectives and technical requirements.
• Ensuring HS2 CAD processes, standards and procedures are adhered to by the Supply Chain.
• Assisting the Phase 1 Directorate project managers and engineers in the management and use of CAD information deliverables and objectives.
• Responsible for raising awareness, education and training of project managers and engineers in CAD process and tools. Advise project managers and engineers on available CAD data products and HS2 tools, best practice and how limitations may impact upon their use;
• Identify areas for improvement and feedback into the CAD standards development and operational delivery processes including promoting digital transformation in all areas where efficiency can be gained
• Provide CAD solutions to HS2 challenges, streamline processes and support assurance
• Assist with the repurpose of graphical information for output and other functional uses within HS2 including performing spatial data transformations and translations between CAD and GIS formats and uses such as programme, cost and operation for analysis and simulation
• Assist the wider HS2 Technical BIM team with the convergence, integration and evolution of BIM, GIS and asset standards, methods and tools
• Assist the wider HS2 Technical BIM team with raising awareness of HS2’s BIM strategic goals and related methodology within HS2, its supply chain and external stakeholders.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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