Engineering Draughtsperson

Location York
Discipline: Architecture & Engineering
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000
Job ref: 009405
Published: 14 days ago

Role: Engineering Draughtsperson

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000

Location: York, YO32 9PT

We’re looking for an Engineering Draughtsperson to join our Design and Engineering department based in Huntington, York. As an Engineering Draughtsperson, you will have experience using computer-aided design packages such as AutoCAD or Inventor and will be looking to develop your skills and build a career with Portakabin!

Role Responsibilities

  • Support the Engineering team in ensuring that the Structural / Project Engineer’s designs are correctly interpreted, drawn up within agreed timescales and in compliance with all relevant company specifications and protocols, statutory legislation and codes of practice.
  • Assist the Engineering team in providing detailed engineering drawings to customers, manufacturing and site operatives to enable the engineers design to be planned, constructed and installed safely.
  • Where required, assist in the inspection of built engineering solutions and review for compliance with design intent and robust installation during off-site manufacture and on-site construction.
  • Liaise with customers (internal and external), collaborators, contractors and suppliers as required to ensure that all requirements and performance specifications are achieved.
  • Participate in design reviews.

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Working flexibly principles
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual bonus
  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
  • Fully funded professional qualifications and membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin!

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A good level of numeracy/literacy
  • Proficiency in the use of CAD (AutoCAD, Inventor or similar)
  • Competency in the use of Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • Good basic knowledge of Structural and Building Engineering
  • Health and Safety awareness and competence

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

What’s next? 

We aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 27th May 2024. First interviews will be held via Zoom, with second interviews taking place at our Head Office in York.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Portakabin is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made. If you are having any difficulty applying, please contact our recruitment team at

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