Architectural Project Manager/Advanced CAD Technician

Business & Management, Creative Arts, Design, Culture & Humanities, Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing, Marine
Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£25,000 - £30,000
Hours of work
Working hours are usually 9-5 Monday to Friday, however due to the nature of the business there may be times that weekend and out of hours work is required.
Job Type
Closing Date
The Project Manager/CAD Technician will be responsible for taking charge of a range of innovative projects.

Job Description

3DMSI are at the forefront of innovation within their industry and are established in the Marine, Mining, Architectural/Civil sectors.  Due to continued growth we are looking to increase our capacity to carry out larger projects across all sectors.  The Project Manager will also be an experienced CAD Technician with pointclouds and AutoCAD experience. 

Reporting to the Managing Director the successful candidate will manage a range of projects and on a day to day basis will be responsible for:

  • Managing and producing high end CAD output
  • Having responsibility for managing one junior CAD technician
  • Managing a high powered computer system
  • Working with pointclouds and AutoCAD products including REVIT
  • Taking control of 3DMSI's fast growing architectural sector
  • Project planning and execution of 3D surveys
  • Some experience in administration or office management would be useful.

About You:

  • You will have a Degree in Engineering/ Product Design or similar discipline
  • Experience of project planning and producing high end CAD surveys
  • Be confident to manage a Junior CAD Technician
  • Experienced in managing a high powered windows based computer system and wide range of storage systems
  • Used to working with pointclouds and AutoCAD products including REVIT
  • Ability to read and understand architectural and structural drawings
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues, clients and business partners
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Troubleshoot and make changes as necessary to work schedules and production
  • Be confident working with a range of clients –
  •  communicating via email / telephone / skype /and in person
  • We work locally, nationally and on occasions internationally, you should be willing to travel as and when required to meet the needs of the business
  • Must have good mechanical aptitude and a desire to learn.

We are looking for someone who can meet our required criteria and bring additional skills to our team.  Our ideal candidate will also have a range of experience across administrative and / office management and is able to work and thrive in a busy and changeable environment.  You will be looking to join our team of talented innovative engineers and looking for a career with a company that rewards hard work and initiative.  To find out more about us – see

Company Description

We are a quality driven team of geospatial surveyors, drawing upon a wealth of knowledge acquired from diverse backgrounds rooted in both small and large scale projects.  Our USP is that we draw and survey in 3D rather than using traditional methods.  This is done using high value equipment, the real value of what we do has diversified into the marine, building and architectural industry with success and we are also starting to use UAV drone to collect data.   We own a range of high quality measuring instruments and invest in the best 3D computer software. We are experts in reverse engineering, creating drawings and models of ‘as built’ structures that are not properly documented.  We offer support to consultants and engineering design teams providing valuable data for them to work on complex projects without the requirement for manual measurements or multiple site visits.  We can use this expertise to work with hull forms and engineering systems on superyachts and commercial vessels.

Established in 2009 3DSMI are based in modern offices in Jubilee Warehouse, the building our offices are based in won the Cornwall Sustainability Award for best Retro Fit Built Environment in 2015, and we have our own dedicated workspace and share an amazing communal space with the other tenants of the building.

Other Application Details

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Interviews are planned for w/c:  18th March 2019

We actively support diversity in all of its forms and are committed to treating all people openly, fairly and with respect, regardless of race, religion, pregnancy & maternity, marriage & civil partnership, gender reassignment, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age.

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