Apprentice CAD/Revit Operator - Steven A. Hunt and Associates - REF KA 001

Company overview

"Steven A Hunt & Associates are a national firm of Mechanical and Electrical Consulting Engineers with over 30 years’ experience in consultancy and design. We work alongside Architects, Structural Engineers and Project Managers in designing buildings and visit site supporting the contractors during construction."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Producing 2D building services drawings using AutoCAD
  • 2D content creation (blocks)      
  • Producing 3D building services models using Revit           
  • Follow CAD standards
  • Printing drawings           
  • Producing 3D building services models using Revit
  • Uploading drawings and models to file share sites
  • Providing support to the CAD team
  • Keeping directory of drawings up to date and documented.
  • Downloading manufacturers BIM content and updating our BIM library

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • At least 5 GCSEs, including minimum grade 4+ in Maths and English
  • Willing to travel independently to Wigan & Leigh College commencing September 2021 for off-the-job training one day per week during term time for 3 year duration
  • Background knowledge of AutoCAD is desired but not essential
  • Background knowledge of Construction/Building Service is desired but not essential
  • Able to multitask and work in a deadline orientated environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic about the role
  • Essential punctuality and reliability
  • Prepared for an intensive learning period

Closing date: 31 March 2021

Location: Speke, Liverpool                             
Contracted hours: 36 hours per week
Hourly rate of pay: TBC (however, will not fall below National Minimum Wage rate)

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box of an email and send it to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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