Electrical CAD Technician

£30000 to £38000 per annum
13 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Ben Hamlin
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has become available for an Electrical CAD Technician to join a world class Process, Packaging & Control organisation based in Basildon, Essex.

As the Electrical CAD Technician you will work within the Automation Department and will be responsible for producing the electrical wiring diagrams for our clients electrical control systems.


Your duties as the Electrical CAD Technician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Electrical CAD Technician you will be designing PLC based electrical control systems using AutoCAD Electrical to produce wiring diagrams for all of the components.

2. The role also involves working with the electricians and panel builders to build the control systems to the wiring diagrams.

3. There will be an opportunity to develop the software and to utilise its full potential, generating the wiring diagrams, bill of materials, control panel layouts, terminal layouts, cable schedules, and loop drawings.

4. The position might require some travel. This includes commissioning, support and service work at customers' sites globally.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Electrical CAD Technician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. A relevant engineering qualification such as a HNC/HND or apprentice trained. Experience using AutoCAD Electrical is essential, whilst Autodesk Vault experience would be desirable.

2. Proven industry experience with packaging machinery is desirable, either in the Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic or Food and Beverage industries. However, candidates with experience from a general production and manufacturing background will be considered.

Key Words: AutoCAD | CAD | Electrical | Electronics | Design | Draughter | Draughting | Manufacturing | Production | Autodesk

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.