Project Engineer – Autocad

Project Engineer – AutoCAD 2D

Are you looking for a varied project-based role within a small contracting business? A long-established firm with just 7 staff and family run where each member of the team “must wear different hats”.

If you would like a typically office-based (but not always) projects management / contracts based role, then this job could be for you!

This is a nice 3rd generation small business that design and manufactures their own products but works as a contractor supplying products, expertise, and managing installation projects. They have an excellent reputation for quality and delivering projects.

The role:

  • You along with colleagues will manage multiple installations carried out by trusted sub-contract installers
  • You be required to regularly produce CAD drawings – layout installation drawings that are accurate and detailed
  • You will work closely with customers to deliver their projects ensuring quality, budget, and time-scales are met.
  • You will assist with producing detailed quotes, RAMS and other Health and safety documentation for each project
  • Site visits are required to survey, measure up, and to plan the smooth running of each installation with the main client/contractor
  • You will be required to work on ISO9001 quality management documentation
  • Carryout occasional Toolbox talks with sub-contractors
  • Office hours 8:30 am – 5:00pm (1 hour lunch)

Essential for this role

  • CAD drawing experience essential – can be engineering or construction or architectural drawing experience
  • Driving licence
  • Smart and presentable

Some of the following are very beneficial;

  • Previous worked in a similar role and environment: Project Manager, Project Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Draughtsman, CAD Technician, Contracts Engineer, Coordinator
  • Experience working in an SME contracting environment
  • Knowledge/experience in preparing RAMS
  • HVAC or specifically ventilation / ductwork experience
  • Flexible attitude to mucking in / team work required in an small business
  • Available for occasional early starts to carry out site visits


  • Up to £40,000 salary
  • Use of company car for business-related journeys/site visits
  • Pension scheme, private health care
  • 20 days holiday per annum + bank holidays + Christmas week shut down.
  • Annual salary review, profit-related annual bonus

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Location Northamptonshire
Job titleProject Engineer – Autocad
Salary £32000 - £40000
Consultant Harley O'Connell
Consultant Phone 02394004705
Consultant Email
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