CAD/Draftsperson (3D & Advanced Skills) - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


The Trant Group is an Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Water, International, Process and Control & Automation. We have over 700 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it could not be a better time to join the business.

We are seeking to recruit a CAD/Draftsperson with a background in water & process, to join our design studio at our Head Office in Southampton. Candidates applying for this position must have advanced CAD skills including 3D.

The Role

Reporting to the CAD Team Leader
Responsible for the preparation of Computer Aided Design models in accordance with TEL and/or clients drawing manuals
Responsible for preparing detailed mechanical arrangement drawings from advanced software packages (see software listed in “Key Skills”)
Responsible for preparing detailed electrical drawings including single lines, block cable and loop drawings
Responsible for preparing piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs) with Autocad P&ID
Maintains drawing file system, issuing of drawings and undertaking of archiving of drawings
Maintains all incoming and outgoing drawing registers, and ensures that all documents are issued with the required documentation
Assist with site dimensional surveys for pre and post construction drawings
Assists Design Engineers in the liaison with the Client, suppliers and external sub-contractors to ensure design is completed in accordance with the specification
Part of a multi-disciplined team responsible for the design of water, wastewater and biosolids treatment plants

Key Skills

Competent user of 3D AutoCAD
Good working knowledge of BIM workflows and requirements of BIM level 2
Strong understanding and PAS 1192 (and associated British standards)Experience in the following software packages (in order of priority):
1. Autocad Plant 3D
2. Autocad P&ID
3. Autocad Electrical
4. Autocad Civil 3D
5. Revit
Competent user of Microsoft Office Packages


Health and Safety –

The active promotion of the company safety culture through example and management of people
That safety takes precedence in any conflict with time, cost or quality

Personnel –

That those associated with the business understand and deliver company expectations
That client and company requirements are effectively communicated to all personnel

Business –

That all operations are carried out in accordance with the company management system, policy objectives and statutory and contractual requirements
The implementation of the company management systems for health, safety, the environment and quality in conjunction with the TEL Systems Department
That all work is completed to the Client’s satisfaction, within budget
Establishing and maintaining working relationships and effective communication with clients

Equal Opportunities

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital of civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call 02380 665544

Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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