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Model-shop CAD technician
at Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners is recruiting a model-shop CAD support technician to join its team in Battersea, London.

Foster + Partners is an award-winning, internationally renowned architectural practice. Our model-shop is based in the London headquarters and has an exciting opportunity for a model-shop CAD support technician to join the team.

This position is responsible for offering the model-shop team essential CAD support; the candidate will be responsible for creating and manipulating CAD drawings for the model-shop staff to assist in all stages of design, fabrication and construction of models (including all Rapid Prototyping).

We are looking for an individual with the following skill set:

  • experience to a very high level of one (or more) 3D CAD package(s)
  • MicroStation, AutoCAD, Rhino and a good understanding of CAD CAM software
  • have an industry-recognised HND qualification or degree in the relevant field
  • able to demonstrate a good knowledge of workshop machinery including laser cutting 2 and axis 5 CNC programming and RP technologies
  • able to understand architectural drawings and quickly decipher relevant information required
  • able to develop an advanced knowledge of the computer aided design software used within the practice
  • willingness to assist others and learn new skills
  • specialist in one or more of the following programs: Magic’s, Solidworks, Grasshopper, Robot programming
  • experience in graphics software such as Adobe Suite packages
  • high level of accuracy and ability of modelmaking skills
  • advanced understanding of model-shop computer software
  • an understanding of geometry and its impact on architecture
  • understanding of the potential of computer aided design software not currently used within Foster + Partners
  • able to use relevant tools, machinery and power equipment within the H&S guidelines as necessary for the completion of projects

This role offers a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package which includes an annual bonus.

If you are interested in this role and feel you are suitable for the position please apply via the button below with your most recent CV.

Salary: Undisclosed
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