AutoCAD & 3D Civil Manager (CAD3DMgrBhLdMnNt)



£35,000 - £45,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Nottinghamshire -- Nottingham

Job Type

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Closing date
30 Apr 2021 23:59

Service line
Design Infrastructure

About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for an AutoCAD and Civil 3D manager

to work in our Transport and Infrastructure Design team.

The key aspects for the role are:

  • There will be no project work (except where specifically linked to the below)
  • Standardising CAD practices across our design services, building on the good practice that exists at present
  • It will involve sorting and making consistent our approach to modelling and how we comply with BIM Level 2
  • Being responsible for our CAD and Civil 3D templates and making updates based on feedback from the wider technical team
  • Working with our sister company Deetu so our design approach can be suited to creating asset management models
  • Assisting with preparing project BIM plans
  • Auditing of models etc. on projects in conjunction with the technical staff working on the project, identifying non-conformances to standards in a constructive manner and using this to identify further training needs
  • Training of others in our design service
  • Advise on software upgrades esp Civil 3D and how they are rolled out
  • Working with others in similar roles in other services in BWB to develop consistency

About the team

The T&I design Service provides design services on a broad range of infrastructure projects ranging from large scale highway works to major developments (such as strategic rail freight interchanges) to smaller scale developments. These schemes are undertaken for a variety of clients from developers to national contractors and the public sector.

Over recent years, the team has made good progress in achieving BWB’s strategic objective of designing and delivering increasingly large and complex infrastructure schemes.  This role will make a major contribution to the further development of our ability to deliver such schemes by ensuring we have excellent CAD standards in place.

We are fast growing team with a presence in Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester, working on projects across the country.  We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, value engineered designs that provide real value for money for our clients and serve our nation’s current and future needs.

We are privileged to have a team of engineers from various backgrounds and experiences who work together to enhance each other’s skills.  We believe passionately in the importance of training and knowledge sharing, and aim to create well rounded engineers proficient in all aspects of highway and infrastructure design. 

About you

The successful candidate will have good working knowledge of CAD and Civil 3D, and be able to undertake earthworks, drainage and highway deign within these software packages (but doesn’t need to be an expert in any of these areas)

The successful candidate will understand how to deliver BIM level 2 compliant designs.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, approachable and possess strong communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels internally. Having previous experience of communicating with clients and other stakeholders on a face to face basis on CAD matters is an important part of this role. 

The successful candidate will be eligible to participate in BWB’s internal Management Development and Academy programmes, which are designed to support and fast track such career development. Details of these programmes can be found on our website.

It is also important that the individual is driven by a genuine desire to see a high quality product being produced – both in our drawings and in our models.

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Platinum standard
  • Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
  • ACE Technology Champion Award 2017
  • Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at www.bwbconsulting.comwhere you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project experience
  • Flexible working arrangements suitable for a post Covid world
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions

Contact information


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