Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m in 2017, it is an exciting time to join the business.

As part of our expansion plans we are seeking a MECHANICAL BIM LEADER, with appropriate experience, to join our EPC, multi-disciplinary teams, supporting the design, construction and operations of the Energy, Oil & Gas, Water, International and Process sectors.

The MECHANICAL BIM LEADER will report to the CAD Team Manager, working with the BIM Manager.


Leading the MECHANICAL CAD Team developing the deliverables in the following fields:

Plant layouts including: Pipe routing, M&E equipment detailing
Contributing development and implementation of internal BIM standards and working practices
Assisting the BIM Manager inputting into the creation of BEP, PIP, MIDP and CDE
Maintain an up to date knowledge of industry developments, BIM standards best practices and innovations
Keep up to date with latest software development and supporting the CAD Team Manager in developing and customizing new releases of BIM software
Attending industry specific BIM working groups
Delivering in-house training and knowledge sharing workshops
Be experienced in delivering to BS1192 and PAS1192 (all parts)

Key Skills/Background:

Thorough knowledge of safety legislation relating to CDM regulations
Proficient in the use of at least one of the common industry CAD software packages. Typical software used in the Mechanical CAD department include: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD P&ID, Revit, Navisworks)
IT literate, must be a proficient user of Microsoft packages
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to provide innovative solutions that add value
As well as having a relevant qualification (ONC/NVQ/HND/Degree in Engineering, Computer Aided Design or BIM, you will have previously worked in a similar role. In return, Trant will provide support and encouragement to develop your career and pursue further professional qualifications with the appropriate professional body. 


Our company benefits package includes;

•            A competitive salary

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays

•            Option to buy a further 3 days holiday per year

•            Support & encouragement to gain professional qualifications

•            Discretionary annual bonus scheme

•            Free onsite parking

•            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 send your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

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