Job Title VN537 – Revit/Auto CAD Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Home Based
Reporting To: Lead Security Solutions Architect

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Company Overview

Synectics Security designs, installs, and maintains integrated end-to-end surveillance control systems for some of the UK’s most demanding security environments. We excel in complex, critical, and regulated environments, where our customers require innovative, tailored solutions they can depend on.

We succeed where our knowledge, experience and deep technical expertise is most valued to our customers, specifically public space and heritage buildings, transport, critical national infrastructure, finance, high security, and custodial markets. With high security systems experience, field proven products and expert support personnel in the UK & Ireland, Synectics Security offers its clients turnkey solutions for comprehensive protection and peace of mind.

The culture at Synectics Security is fast paced, positive and ‘can do’. We hugely value our people and the contributions they make to the success of our customers and our business and strive to offer a challenging and stimulating work environment to promote individual and professional development at all levels.

Job Purpose

The Revit/Auto CAD Technician will be responsible for generating/modifying technical 2D surface and 3D solid drawings revolving around physical security solutions for our clients. The successful candidate will work closely with the Security Solutions Architects and Technical Designers within the design team transforming client blueprints, design plans and gathered information into computer generated drawings using CAD & Revit software. The Revit/Auto CAD Technician will operate in the Technical team, reporting to the Lead Security Solutions Architect. The principal responsibility of the technical team is to ensure a high quality of technical and commercial input during the bidding process and the smooth transition from design to project delivery.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Drawing layouts, schematics and/or plans for physical security systems around sites.
  • Meeting with engineers, subcontractors, and designers to review blueprints and design drawings.
  • Work with project delivery teams in ensuring red line documentation is updated and issued to as-installed status.
  • Utilise Revit MEP for modelling system architecture.
  • Generate and/or manage BIM models whilst owning production and evolution of our BIM object library to level 2.
  • Reviewing CAD drawings and models with clients, making adjustments where necessary.
  • Following complex instructions and diagrams to create or modify drawings.
  • Take verbal or written direction and implement into sketches and calculations to produce the final work.
  • Produce plans, elevations, technical details and building layouts.
  • Produce CCTV field of view visualisations.
  • Creating surface and solid CAD models according to client specifications.
  • Manage and use coordination, scheduling, programming, file sharing and collaboration platforms.
  • Own and manage company manage document control, drawing register, and customer transmittal.
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of the Design team, Sales, Procurement, and the wider business to identify preferred technology and product sets.
  • On occasion, perform site visits and conduct technical surveys alongside a technical designer to gather preliminary information regarding design requirements.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Key personal attributes

  • Team player with a positive, flexible, can-do attitude and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Enjoys discovering and learning about the latest technology trends.
  • A driven, motivated, self-developer with the ability to use own initiative.
  • Good commercial awareness, verbal communication skills and, attention to detail.
  • Uses creativity to solve problems • Detail-oriented with great time management, organisation, and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Able to support and inspire others to achieve goals through innovation, quality, and excellence.
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change when necessary.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Experience in and understanding of BIM to level 2.
  • Experience of using software packages: Adobe Acrobat, Visio, Excel, Word to intermediate or advanced level and design tools. e.g. JVSG.
  • A sound knowledge of engineering design principles.
  • A basic understanding of Electronic Security Systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Desirable

  • Able to support our compliance to SFG20 standards.
  • Revit Certified Professional for Architecture Design
  • BCS Certificate in 2D Computer Aided Design (ECDL CAD) Level 2
  • BTEC Certificates and Diplomas in Engineering Levels 2 and 3
  • BTEC National Certificates and Diplomas in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Civil Engineering Level 3.
  • City & Guilds Certificate in CAD Parametric Modelling Levels 1 to 3
  • City & Guilds Certificate in 2D Computer Aided Design Level 2, and Level 3.
  • Have a detailed understanding of the UK security industry. e.g. Products, suppliers, market dynamics and competition.
  • Have a general understanding of Electrical Installations and Construction.
  • UK driving license

Eligibility for Employment in the UK

In accordance with current legislative requirements within the UK, any successful applicant must produce verification of their eligibility to live and work in the UK. Such verification should be taken in advance of the employment start date and the applicant will be unable to start in their role until this has been received by Synectics Security.

Synectics Security Company Values

Our company values underpin everything we do, and we consistently recognise individuals within our business who demonstrate these behaviours.

Our Commitment to Equality and Diversity

Synectics plc and its subsidiaries are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and in our employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development, and promotion. Such policies are in place to ensure that both job applicants and employees of Synectics receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Applying

To apply please email a covering letter with a full CV to hr@synecticsplc.com