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CAD Technician Utilities

Role Responsibility


We require a Utilities CAD Technician to keep Existing Utilities Master Coordinated Model up to date for utilities site teams carrying out Utilities works on behalf of SCS Railways Utilities team. It will be assisting in the verification of datasets on our CAD and GIS Systems to remove any duplicate datasets

This is a critical role to ensure that the health and safety of the excavations team is safe guarded against utility strikes. They will need to work to the SCS Utilities CAD standards, SCS Project and Utilities BEPs.

The role will require sufficient knowledge of non-invasive survey techniques such as EM (Electro Magnetic) and GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) all part of PAS128/ 256 standards.

He/ She will need to have a good understanding of modelling from POD files as well as Photogrammetry 3MX files all within Bentley MicroStation or AECOsim (Open Building Designer).

The Ideal Candidate

  • Good work ethic, time keeping and attitude.
  • Good attitude to safety and holder of a CSCS card.
  • Knows and understands PAS128 and PAS256
  • Extensive experience with Bentley MicroStation V8i (Connect) or AECOsim (Open Building Designer).
  • Has modelled from Point Cloud data and Photogrammetry.
  • Have used Bentley ProjectWise and understands the workflow within it.
  • Will need to form working relationships with the Information Management team to work with
  • Bentley ProjectWise Management and work on BIM processes and procedures.
  • Required to have good interpersonal skill and be able to work closely with other site disciplines.
  • To have an appreciation of using FME to convert Snake Grid to OS Grid and vice versa

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 London Tunnels Contract. 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.

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. 

SCS Railways


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