CAD Operator


CAD Operator

Heard of us?

Urenco; trusted, long-term supplier to the nuclear industry, specialising in safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services. As demand in our sector increases, we are creating career opportunities and growth across our teams.

For us, a happy and engaged workforce is vital to our sustainability. Our aim is to recruit and retain talented people who can help us deliver outstanding customer service and achieve long term commercial success.

The role of the CAD Operator is important to us. Based at our Capenhurst site, in the role, you’ll develop and maintain engineering drawings to support construction work packages and plant configuration control. (CE&I Background)

What will your day look like?

Data gathering and design development.

  • Carry out site surveys, liaise with vendors and complete document searches to support design development.

Drawing delivery in accordance with defined standards.

  • Create rules and standards for all drawing types (e.g. font size, colours, layers etc)
  • Use of standard templates and nomenclature.
  • Document numbering to follow the existing system philosophy.

Preparation of procurement specifications.

  • Complete material take-offs and obtain quotations to support project implementation.
  • Maintenance of Lifetime Quality Records
  • Update technical drawings, records and vendor documentation to reflect current plant status. (Significant number of E&I drawing currently redlined)

What do you need to be great at this role?

  • 5 GCSEs including Math’s and English or relevant experience.
  • HNC (Engineering subject) with apprenticeship or equivalent practical training. Instrument & Electrical background is essential
  • Proficiency in relevant IT applications, in particular computer aided design systems (AutoCAD).
  • Practical experience of design and project office practices.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a CAD operator role working in a manufacturing, petrochemical or process industry.

What can you expect of us?

At Urenco we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

  • Annual leave of 27 days per annum.
  • A diverse range of family friendly policies.
  • A generous bonus scheme based on achievement of personal and company objectives.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme; with up to 16% employer’s contribution.
  • Flexible benefits package; including life assurance and income protection. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to purchase additional benefits that suit your lifestyle and take advantage of tax and NI savings.
  • Education and training; we take pride in helping people learn and develop by supporting, accelerating and directing your learning. As well as the completion of mandatory health and safety courses, training packages will be offered to meet your specific needs.

This role is subject to passing:

  • Security Clearance
  • Medical, drug and alcohol tests 

Still curious?

At Urenco, everyone is welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where we all have a voice, and you can feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

Join us on our journey, front and centre, to a net zero future.

We aim to respond to suitable candidates within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, please feel free to contact us to receive feedback on your application.

To apply please send your CV to Kris Charnock at Morson or contact the Morson office for more information.



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