CAD Technician & CAD Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


About us:

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order.

It is an exciting time to join the business.

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Due to continued expansion, we are seeking to recruit a CAD Technicians and CAD Engineers  to be based at our Head Office in Southampton.

We are seeking CAD specialist covering civils, mechanical and electrical disciplines.

Role Job Description

  • 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 ensuring 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 Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Industry specific experience in Water, Energy, Building services, Petrochemical
  • Strong 2D AutoCAD 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
  6. Inventor

Company Benefits:

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary package
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service + bank holidays + salary sacrifice scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Pension

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 or 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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