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Drawing Office / CAD Team Manager

Warwick/Haywood Road
Closing date
7 Dec 2021
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Job Details

Job Reference: V11885

Location: Warwick/Haywood Road

Closing Date: 06/12/2021

Employment Type: Permanent

Division: Rail Engineering

Business: Transport

​​​​​​​Great opportunity for a Drawing Office / CAD Team Manager to lead and grow a small team of CAD engineers, as well as performing CAD engineering tasks. Your challenge will be to ensure the Drawing Office meet the changing needs of the growing Telent business. Your base location will be Warwick (1-2 days a month expected) but with our ‘agile working’ policy, the successful candidate can predominantly work from home.  

The role:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager – Station Comm, you will be responsible for leading a small team (currently 4, expected to grow to 8) of CAD engineers as well as perform CAD engineering tasks. This will include producing schematics, building layouts, elevations, and mechanical drawings etc, predominantly for rail communication projects.  

Responsibilities will include:

  • Line management responsibilities for the team including performance reviews and driving individual development
  • Manage incoming and outgoing work streams
  • Keeping abreast of the latest CAD technology both hardware and software
  • Liaising with clients on CAD elements and ensuring clients CAD standards are met
  • Ordering CAD materials and licenses
  • Ensuring any Building Information Modelling (BIM) requirements are met and develop Telent’s BIM capabilities
  • Understand Projectwise and produce outputs
  • Manage and monitor resource levels, including producing resource schedules for inclusion into bids
  • Be the named contact and administrator for Software used such as Bentley, Autodesk, Axiom, OnShape etc
  • Further develop 3D scanning technology and data processing and usage
  • 2D and 3D drawings in a variety of CAD packages

Skills, experience & qualifications required: 

  • Strong people management and leadership skills, preferably with change management experience
  • Extensive experience working in a CAD environment to CAD standards
  • Proficient in the use of Bentley MicroStation (AutoCad, Solid works or similar also useful)
  • Ability to run and control a CAD department effectively
  • Preferably experience of Building Information Modelling (BIM)  
  • Ideally experience of working within telecommunications, rail, or other safety critical industries
  • Ability to bring fresh ideas to the team and department
  • Ability to grow team in numbers, technology and efficiencies
  • Flexible to meet the peaks resulting from unexpected workloads
  • Ability to build trust and relationships with team, colleagues and customers

Excellent employee benefits:

Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​About Telent:

Telent Technology Services Limited is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, operation, and maintenance of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology.

With a strong focus on key customer areas including transport, emergency services, network providers and the public sector, our expertise, accreditations and knowledge make us a trusted partner for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution.  And it’s not just us saying this; we are consistently named as a Top Supplier across industry expert analyses, including ranking 16th in the Sunday Times 2020 Top Track 250 List of Britain’s leading mid-market private companies.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion


Telent specialise in the effective operation of critical national infrastructure and are at the heart of many of the UK’s and Ireland’s best-known brands.  We operate within various industry sectors including Rail, Traffic, Public Safety, Defence, Service Providers, Enterprise and Public Sector. 

We design, deliver and support solutions and services which enable organisations to create, improve and operate the ICT and communication networks that their businesses depend on. Our industry expertise, technology partnerships, accreditations and committed teams make telent the partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution.

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