CAD Technician - Temporary

Job reference: 000832

Location: Salford

Closing date: 07/12/2021

Salary: £33,410.40 - £34,696.32

Employment type: Temporary

Department: Energy Solutions

Hours per week: 37

Would you like to join us on our journey? where striving for zero carbon isn’t just aspirational but a reality as part of our ‘Leading the North West to Zero Carbon’.

At Electricity North West, we thrive on being part of a customer focused team that likes to put their people first. We are committed to building our teams to represent the local communities we serve and promoting the importance of inclusivity at work. Our aim is to always encourage, support and develop our people to ensure everyone reaches their full potential.

We have an exciting opportunity for a temporary CAD Technician to join our Business Connections team based in Salford.


Providing Computer Aided Design (CAD) support to both the Design & Construction team.

Key elements of the role are as follows;

  • Process design requests received for connections and diversion related projects on Electricity North West’s distribution system, for LV up to and including 6.6 & 11kV as necessary within required timescales.
  • Communicate effectively with customers, stakeholders, design and construction staff and other members of the connections team.
  • To provide support to other CAD technicians working across the business.


  • Excellent CAD knowledge and experience, specifically using AutoCAD software.
  • A good understanding of the electricity distribution network, up to and including 6.6kV/ 11kV systems, substation switchgear, transformers, overhead & underground networks and metering room layouts
  • An ONC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering as minimum qualification or equivalent (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Electricity Asset Data Records (GIS), and relevant Electricity Specifications
  • Experience of using CAD for utility and construction projects.
  • Experience of working in a Customer Service environment.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel/ Word/ Outlook and SAP based systems.

This is a temporary role to cover long term sickness for approximately 6 months, however the contract may be extended.


The closing date for this job has now passed.