Company: Jacobs
Skills: CAD / CAM, Design Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

About the opportunity

Within the UK our Gas Engineering team have worked on an unusually diverse range of projects for a wide variety of clients. Including the design of new gas pipelines, pipeline diversions, new pressure reduction, volumetric and storage installations and modifications to existing installations. Increased workload from new project wins means we are continually looking to recruit the right calibre of person to get involved in our interesting and challenging projects. We currently have an opportunity within our Gas Engineering team based in our Birmingham city centre office for you to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.

As a CAD Technician/Designer you will be working on range of projects for both internal and external clients. Responsibilities may include:
  • Production of engineering drawings
  • Development of process flow diagrams
  • Compiling Material take-offs
  • Generation of isometrics
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings
  • Site visits and verification of survey data
  • Provide design and technical support to project engineers
  • Liaising with clients, project managers and other design team members
  • Delivering technical quality with the ability to meet project timescales
  • Maintaining excellent client relationships
  • Have the ability to work individually or as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Relevant proven ability within the process or gas industry
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good understanding of relevant National and International industry standards
  • Good working knowledge of Microstation, AutoCAD and other IT packages e.g. MS Office

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.