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MPI are looking for a Permanent Junior CAD Technician/ Contracts Assistant for our client based in Buckingham who are market leaders in underground pre-insulated pipe systems.


£25k plus contributory pension scheme will be offered to the successful applicant.

Job Summary

To carry out Junior CAD Technician / Contracts Assistant duties supporting the CAD Office and Contracts Department.

Responsible for but not limited to the following items: -

Key Responsibilities


·         Create sketches using AutoCAD

·         Create working drawings using AutoCAD

·         Update & edit working drawings using AutoCAD

·         Complete As-Installed drawings using AutoCAD

·         Create and complete weld schedules using AutoCAD

·         Create activity schedules using AutoCAD

·         Log and file drawing documents (drawing office filing cabinets)

·         Issue drawings to customers/ clients for their information or approval etc

·         Print drawings for Contracts and Estimating Departments

·         Maintain their standard drawings/ details library

·         Archive drawings

·         Maintain Drawing Office stock levels

·         Create O&M manuals



Stock System

·         Raising and posting stores requisitions – in/out

·         Produce monthly stock values and issue to Accounts Department

·         Annual stock revaluation

·         Maintain stores stock levels

·         Maintain stock room, keeping it clean and tidy and clear for access


Contracts Department

  • Start Up Packs – compiling information including RAM;s and COSSH data

  • Dealing with plant hire duties

  • Monitoring their installer training schedule for compliance purposes

  • Procurement of installer tolling & PPE

  • Producing new contract files

  • Moving contract documents from buff files into lever arch files

  • Set up contract folders on server

  • Compile basic elements of risk assessments prior to engineers’ input

  • Compile basic elements of method statement prior to engineers’ input

  • Load electronic file with safe systems of work, COSHH data and assessments sheets for engineers to check

  • Compile installer installation summaries for engineers to check

  • Ensure test certificates and as fitted drawings are received from sub-contractors

  • Raising pipe supplier / merchants’ orders for engineers

  • Raising plant equipment orders for engineers

  • Off hiring of plant equipment

  • Checking order confirmation against material orders

  • Check delivery notes against orders

  • Checking invoices

  • Filing

  • Archiving


General Duties

·         Package materials for sending

·         Booking in collections

·         Clearing out the office (taking things to the local waste disposal site)


Other Information

The office-based position will involve projects throughout the UK and candidates should possess the ability to work accurately, efficiently and independently within a busy multi-disciplined team. Projects values range from £10k to £5M.


In house training will be provided for all aspects of the role.


Ideally the candidate will have acquired 1-2 years CAD experience, however, this is not critical as in-house training will be provided.


Candidate to possess good GCSE or A Level results or equivalent and a mechanical engineering / construction qualification would be advantageous.


Applicants should have good IT and communication skills, be well organised, and attention to detail is a must.


Ideally the candidate will have a full driver’s license and live within 20 minutes’ drive of the office.


Office hours are as follows: 8.45am until 5.00pm Mon – Thurs, 9.00am until 4.00 pm Fri, half an hour lunch each day (37.5 hours per week)


Annual Holiday: 25 days per year plus 8 statutory bank holidays