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CAD Technician

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

CAD Technician

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.

With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.

Currently Egis Rail has a limited involvement in producing design relying on subcontract support. The intention is to expand our current capabilities while developing a design team. We are looking to open a dedicated design office in 2023.

Job description

As a CAD Technician you will be an integral member of the team as it grows. You will be required to support the engineering teams in current commissions which may be 2D, 3D or BIM Level 2. We are looking for someone who will take this challenge head on, be part of a dynamic team with big ambitions. We will be looking to provide capabilities across light, heavy and metro rail systems and work alongside developing signalling and track teams.


The role is to be based at our Head Offices in London Waterloo. Candidates preferring to be based in Birmingham will also be considered.


The CAD Technician will be part of a team dedicated to developing a get it right first time culture, responsibilities are likely to include:


  • Supporting in developing engineering designs using best practice details and bespoke solutions
  • Contributing to the CAD best practice library
  • Providing BIM Level 2 support from creation of documentation, to validation and As Built Close Out
  • Managing BIM models
  • Contributing in your specialized discipline but also supporting other engineering disciplines where required


This role may also include working on projects internationally for other EGIS subsidiaries.



Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Attributes


  • Experience in CAD design preferably in a railway environment
  • Understanding of BIM level 2
  • Willingness to develop to suit the needs of the business
  • Experience of supporting the organisation to build and grow successfully
  • Right to work in the UK





  • Good experience of BIM Level 2
  • Railway Discipline Specialist Experience
  • Use of supporting software for 3D modelling or specialist areas such as reinforcement detailing
  • Experience of track design software


Whats in it for you:


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

26 days’ annual leave rising 1 day a year (up to 28 days a year) on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.



Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required