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CAD Manager

Job Introduction

As a CAD Manager you will be managing CAD data quality and data flow compliance from designers and supply chain/sub-contractors. Using ProjectWise, with ownership and responsibility of the CAD data set for model and drawing production with compliance to CAD QA checks and workflows.


We are looking for an excellent candidate who has extensive knowledge of Bentley ProjectWise, AECOsim and AutoCAD with an exceptional attention to detail and will be self-motivated and able to work proactively to maintain and improved quality.


Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Role Responsibility


  • Responsible for managing the SCS Key Subcontractors & Supply Chain drawing submission process, within the SCS ProjectWise Explorer, ensuring that quality assurance processes are implemented and compliance against the ProjectWise Explorer Environment is achieved
  • Responsible for ensuring that all shared and published CAD native drawings and renditions adhere and comply with the HS2 CAD standards and specifications
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing the Permanent and Temporary Works AECOsim Workspace managing, among others, the CAD Dataset
  • Responsible for managing the SCS Key Subcontractors & Supply Chain information delivery packages in terms of completeness against the Task Information Delivery Plan
  • Responsible for assuring that the information delivery packages satisfy the ProjectWise Explorer metadata requirements and are fit for the purpose of the submission in terms of Technical Lifecycle and Suitability
  • Responsible to ensure CAD data interoperability via data transformation between different file formats
  • Responsible for working closely with the Document Control Team to ensure that information delivery packages are effectively synced from ProjectWise Explorer to other SCS Common Data Environments
  • Working closely with the Temporary Works CAD Manager to ensure that all Temporary Works CAD deliverables comply with the SCS Temporary Works Procedure
  • Manage the CAD standards provided by 3rd parties and support the as-built team with the deliverables.
  • Working closely with the As Built Lead and Coordinator to ensure that all as built models and as built drawings deliverables comply with the SCS / HS2 Procedure   
  • Supporting the BIM Lead on setting the Subcontract Works Information CAD Requirements for the Supply Chain

The Ideal Candidate


  • HNC or equivalent in civil engineering or an appropriate professional qualification
  • Prior experience in a leading a CAD function in Civil Engineering / infrastructure
  • CAD experience 2D and 3D CAD production in Bentley AECOsim and ProjectWise
  • Thorough knowledge of the UK BIM Framework: BS1192 and ISO19650 standards
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • CSCS card is desirable

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

SCS Railways


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