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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country's most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That's because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune's 2019 World's Most Admired Companies...

Source - http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filtered?industry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

Our Bridges and Structures Team is seeking to grow its capability with a view to delivering its growing portfolio of major scheme for clients such as Highways England, Transport for Scotland, Welsh Government, Network Rail, local authorities, contractors and a variety of international clients. We also work with developers in realising their bridge related projects, achieved through a fully integrated approach to project delivery; drawing on the services of all Jacobs skill groups from locations throughout the region.


We are a centre for excellence for bridge and structural design, specialising in major crossings such as:

  • Izmit Bay, Turkey, Independent design check

  • Mersey Gateway Crossing, UK, project development & site audit

  • River Don Crossing, Scotland, detail design, site supervision

  • Wild Coast Bridges, South Africa detail design, site supervision

    We have an impressive scope of work to deliver on a diverse range of bridge, railway and highway projects such as:

  • Bridge replacement designs for the M4 and M6 Smart Motorways Projects

  • Feasibility studies, designs and checking for pedestrian/cyclist bridges

  • Design of elevated viaducts for the extension of Dubai Metro in the UAE

  • Lower Thames Crossing

    In addition to these projects we anticipate securing several significant and iconic bridge projects in the near future.


  • Produce precise, high quality, well presented SOR Drawings in AutoCAD;

  • Coordinate the Structures Drawings with other workstreams;

  • To deliver parent company project governance requirements as required;

  • To consider project legacy and in all decision making in the same way as cost, risk and time

  • To look for ways to encourage innovative thinking around how to improve legacy benefits

  • To hold health, safety, security and welfare (HSSW) as a key project value and to participate in the creation, development and implementation of HSSW strategies by the project leadership team

  • CASCADE is committed to promoting an inclusive working environment for all and expects the team to make best use of their skills to create an inclusive culture, free from discrimination or harassmentPrevious experience

  • Proven experience of working as part of a CAD/BIM Team, with a track record of delivering structures on a large infrastructure project to the projects quality standards and be familiar with working within ProjectWise;

  • Working knowledge of Highways England's requirements;

  • Knowledge of managing project models and drawings within ProjectWise;

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Bridges & Structures Team during the development of design solutions;

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully working in/adapting the philosophy of a 'One Team' environment within an NEC contract context


  • Ability to work within a team and with internal and external stakeholders

  • Attention to detail in producing high quality output;

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and personal resilience to working to strict timelines/different styles of leadership;

  • Extensive experience of AutoCAD, ProjectWise and MS Office Suite.

    Our Culture

    At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

    We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

    When you join Jacobs, you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well-being of all.
  • Job Sector
    Construction & Property
    Job Position
    CAD Technician
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