• CAD Operator

    Job Locations UK-Cheshire-Warrington
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a CAD Operator to join our growing team based in Warrington. This is a great opportunity to develop your  career within a Global Testing, Inspection & Certification business. In this role you will provide technical back-up, with respect to the survey and provision of drawings / specifications, for fire resistance tests to the department such that the test reports are provided within required time scales and are of appropriate quality.


    • To provide an appropriate level of training to other departmental members, as and when required, in the roles of surveyors and draughtpersons 
    • Checking of specimen description details provided by clients prior to tests to ensure that sufficient information has been provided to enable a complete and thorough report to be issued
    • Ensuring that accurate surveys of specimens are conducted and the details are adequately recorded and checked against the information provided by the client
    • Liaising with the relevant Testing / Technical Officer and / or the client to obtain or clarify information prior to or after a test
    • Production of drawings, schedules of components and, where appropriate, other written descriptions in test reports
    • Use of measuring and / or photographic equipment in connection with surveys
    • Use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other systems to fulfil the above tasks
    • Liaising with sponsors, others and appropriate Warringtonfire staff in connection with the above
    • Use of specialist equipment to provide other documents, visual aids, newsletters
    • Completion of internal systems using FIREMAN

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experienced and confident using AutoCAD
    • Experience within a similar role
    • Good general education including English & Maths
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Experience working within a busy working environment
    • An understanding of health & safety
    • Strong IT skills
    • Consistent high quality of work
    • A self-motivated individual who takes pride in their work
    • A team player
    • Proactive, logical and methodical
    • Confident, punctual and well organised
    • Attention to detail

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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