CAD Draughtsman Jobs Scotland

CAD draughtsman jobs (computer-aided design) play an important part in designing everything from buildings and road systems to washing machines and wallpapers.

CAD draughtsmen use special computer programs to create on-screen drawings needed in a whole range of sectors, including architecture, building services, construction, civil engineering, structural engineering and manufacturing. CAD designs can often be turned into the engineering or architectural drawings that are used for eventual construction.

CAD draughtsman usually work in a team with others, where each person works on part of the project. A junior draughtsperson works on technical drawings for components or small sections of a product or project. Senior draughtspeople however may have responsibility for major sections or the overall design and might contribute to decisions about the project.

A typical salary of a CAD draughtsman in the UK is £32,000.

What do you need to become a CAD draughtsman?

  • to be very skilled on computers and with CAD packages
  • to understand construction or production methods and processes
  • maths ability and communication skills
  • an interest in designing on computers and finding solutions to design problems.

All manufacturing and construction companies need designs and technical drawings to work from. CAD draughtsman jobs may also work for engineering design consultancies or on a self-employed contract basis. There are engineering and design companies in almost every part of the country.

Adults with a background in engineering or design may be able to move into CAD draughting, perhaps studying part time for a relevant qualification.

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Email the Technical Division at technical@stafffinders.co.uk.

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  1. Senior Electrical Design Engineer

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Design/CAD/Drafting

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with highly respected niche engineering service company to recruit a Senior Electrical Design Engineer.
     
    The role will require working as lead electrical design engineer on various water and wastewater treatment plant upgrade projects mainly across Scottish Water’s asset base,
    it will be office ...

  2. MIG Welder

    Location: Prestwick

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Production

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to work for a long-standing company on a temp to permanent contract.  Due to an increased workload our client in the Ayrshire area are looking for MIG Welders.
    This is a work shop-based role in a busy production environment and we are ...

  3. Senior Electrical Engineer - Dalgety Bay

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    We currently have a full time vacancy at our clients site in Dalgety Bay, for a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    Main Job Responsibilities
    To oversee all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards ...

  4. Support Engineer 2

    Location: Gourock

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for Support Engineers on behalf our clients who multi-award-winning ship management specialists.
     
    The role is shore based providing technical support, conducting maintenance planned and preventative, repairs of all equipment and vessels and supporting breakdowns where appropriate.
     

    Time Served diesel mechanic or experienced motorman
    Maintenance engineering or small ...

  5. Mechanical Engineer

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer on behalf our client who multi-award-winning ship management specialists, providing essential services and logistical support.
     
    Reporting to the Mechanical Specialist your new role will be mobile however periodic attendance will be required when the vessels are in annual dry dock, you will be ...

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