Junior CAD Technician

Callaghan Engineering is currently seeking a Junior CAD Technician for our Dublin office.

Position Junior CAD Technician
Requirement Immediate
Date 21 July 2020
Location Dublin/Some travel may be involved
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Key benefits Parking, flexitime, incentive packages
Minimum experience required 2 Years
Qualifications City & Guilds or equivalent


The ideal candidate will have a recognised Computer Aided Design qualification such as city & guilds or be able to demonstrate equivalent competence in a previous role.


Successful candidates will have between two and five years prior experience in a similar role. The candidate must be fully proficient in 2D CAD and ideally capable of working with 3D CAD, and specialist CAD tools including AutoDesk Plant 3D. Proficiency in BIM/Revit, while not essential, would be a distinct advantage.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing 2D mechanical and electrical CAD drawings from engineer’s sketches.
  • Preparing piping design drawings from piping design sketches.
  • Management of CAD files, drawing registers and drawing issue sheets.
  • Liaising with contractors, architects, surveyors, and others for drawing issue/management.
  • Preparing, batch plotting and management of hard copy drawings for internal or external use.
  • Proactive participation in the design process to maintain quality standards.

The candidate:

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in design team meetings, prioritise workloads, and communicate proactively with the design team throughout the drawing production process and will be supported and mentored in doing so.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years prior CAD drafting experience in a consulting engineering office or similar role.

Candidates must possess good technical skills, be motivated and enthusiastic and be capable of working on their own initiative when required to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will be involved on multiple projects in the Biopharma industry and specialist building services in the Government and Commercial sectors.

The company:

Callaghan Engineering offers a unique blend of projects in a variety of industries. Situated in central Dublin close to DART/Luas/Rail stations, the firm offers numerous benefits including car parking, flexible working hours & time in lieu. The company operates a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Training Programme using both internal and external resources.

Apply now:

Applications are required immediately and will be treated in the strictest of confidence. To apply, e-mail a CV with a brief cover letter to: hr@calleng.ie

Tags: CAD, Draughting.