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Utilities CAD Technician

Job Description

Job Description

Balfour Beatty VINCI are looking for a Utilities CAD Technician to join our tunnelling team to work on HS2. This will be joining our design team for Bromford and Long Itchington Wood in Birmingham.

What you'll be doing

  • Establish and Maintain a 3D CAD Utilities Model (Utilities Model) in compliance with relevant specifications to support the Avoidance of Danger of Underground and Overhead Services Safe System of Work, including:

  • Collect and process all information related to Utilities from Statutory Undertakers records, LMJV, any other relevant Authority or Supply Chain, either historical or new based on recent diversions undertaken;

  • Collect and process site information, including trial holes, as built records, Ground Penetrating Radar & CAT & Genny surveys;

  • Model new diversions planned based on information available in coordination with the Utilities Design Manager;

  • Manipulate and control the Utilities Model to match information from site including clean-up process (removal of unwanted information such as duplicates);

  • Change status of assets “ from existing to abandoned and abandoned to removed;

  • Control and identify layers in accordance with BBV™s CAD specification & PAS128;

  • Ensure the Utilities Model is established and kept updated in two versions “ HS2 Project Grid and OSGB “ in an appropriate folder in ProjectWise in both Microstation and AutoCAD formats;

  • Request information from site through the Senior Utilities Engineer and Utilities Engineer to clarify any doubts or uncharted services;

  • Transform CAD models or any other information received from one Grid System to the other as appropriate and required;

  • Carry out due diligence in all other tasks relevant to this goal;

  • Interrogation of others™ CAD and BIM models including clash detection and flag up conflicts;

  • Ability to read and determine information from drawings, schedules and specification.

  • Preparation of drawings using CAD software as appropriate including extracts from the Utilities Model to be integrated in Permits to Dig

Candidate Description

  • Experience working on major civil engineering infrastructure project or worked on large utilities projects

  • Good understanding of Design packages such as Bentley MicroStation, 3D AutoCAD and BIM is beneficial

  • Holds a UK's driving licence

Employer Description

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground-breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you., Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long-established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.