CAD Technician

Reference No: WD-0009024

What's the role?

£31,000- £33,000 basic salary plus £2,000 annual bonus nominal. This role will be based from our new state of the art Manchester City Centre Head Office where innovation is thriving and Hilti are a part of it!

As a CAD Technician, you will be carrying out drawings and modelling for our Hilti products for various applications. This means that we get involved with a wide range of projects from schools, hospitals, office building to Rail projects, Datacentres, Pharmaceutical to Nuclear Power stations across our Northern European Region (UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Finland)

As Hilti is a global company, in this role you will truly work with a global team to provide our customers with the best service. You will be working together with the engineers in our Head office, the region and our colleagues in Rotterdam on our BIM projects.

As the CAD technician for the region, you will also work towards continuous improvement to provide our customers with the best experience. This is through supporting and coaching with any queries related to CAD modelling activities.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

Assess the input data that we receive to ensure we have all the relevant required data

Produce CAD drawings and reports for all projects with CAD requirements, including for building services installation systems and firestop solutions to support the engineering and sales teams in the specification and sales of our products

Perform our modelling services based on the Hilti guidelines

Collaborate with other Modelers in case of simultaneous modelling in common

Support the professional delivery of these Services, the role must show compliance with and where possible, improvement in the associated internal processes

Professionally record full hours spent on the project and ensure on time delivery of the project

Assist Northern European teams with any questions related to drawing and modelling services

Key driver to the growth of the Installation product sales through effective execution of the relevant engineering services

Hilti GB are proud to rank in the Sunday Times Top 100 employers for over 10 years!

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this. Some of our benefits include:

Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
6% employer pension contributions
Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
Paid leave to work on charitable projects
Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback

We're currently working from home but later in 2021 will move to new premises at Circle Square in Central Manchester, where we will be located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop. We'll offer a hybrid working pattern between the office and home and different ways to work flexibly so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • *Good, practical knowledge of AutoCAD or AutoCAD based software
  • *Strong IT skills e.g. good knowledge of MS-Office
  • *Qualification or relevant experience in Civil, Mechanical or Building Services Engineering
  • *Effective communicator across all levels and functions both internally and externally
  • *Well-developed commercial awareness
  • *Practically minded with a proven ability to learn and apply new technical knowledge quickly and effectively

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds.

If you meet the requirements of the role you'll be invited to complete a short pre-recorded video interview.

If you need any support with your application please contact

If we don't have a suitable role for you at the moment, we will keep you in our talent pool for the future so your recruitment process might take a bit longer but we'll be sure to stay in touch.

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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