Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Greater London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Salary Negotiable

Mitcham, Surrey

On Going Contract

Our client builds exhibition stands, store & retail interiors and live staged event scenic construction - all of which are pretty key requirements & they would be looking for a background in at least one of these fields as an essential.

Their materials bias is predominantly timber and plastics, laminates and high-end paint finishes, so they are always looking for these skillsets with a good understanding of construction & assembly techniques & methods. Some structural steelwork and a degree of mechanical understanding is a benefit.

They use both Solidworks and AutoCad [for 2-D] with CNC prep in AlphaCam.

The Draughtsman produces accurate construction drawings for use by the workshop and the CNC department. Working closely with the Production Department to develop drawings that conceptualise the clients` vision. Our clients are global brands within retail, automotive, exhibition and live events.

Main Duties:

- Producing construction drawings for use on the workshop floor and by third-party manufacturers

- Producing layout drawings for use by CNC department

- Producing comprehensive layout drawings and full drawing packs for use onsite

- Producing drawings and conceptualising clients creative

- Produce drawings that specify the correct materials & quantities

- Working knowledge of a variety of materials we may use in production of our projects

- Manage the labelling and issuing of drawings within the system

- Participate in meetings and discuss your creative.

- Working closely with Production Department in the development of pre-designed and conceptual


- Attending site/production meetings

- The ability to recce site locations and draw in AutoCAD.

- Participation in the follow up debriefs after event

Key Characteristics:

- Strong client focus with a passion for delivery

- Self-starter who is able to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines

- Adaptability, flexibility and attention to detail

- Excellent communication, organisation and planning skills whilst working with crew, colleagues and clients

- Ability to anticipate and resolve last-minute problems quickly and pragmatically

- Computer literate with the ability to learn and assimilate new software.


- Experience in set construction/shopfitting/display Design

- Experience in Solidworks, Sketchup, Rhino etc Photoshop Adobe Illustrator

- Experience in AutoCAD operation

- All round Microsoft experience (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)

- MS Project or similar systems an advantage

- Experience in application of materials

- Strong working knowledge of set and/or furniture construction

Reference: 210188776

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