Now Recruiting: CAD Assistant

What does a CAD Assistant do?

At UK Rigging, a CAD Assistant supports the CAD Manager in the preparation and distribution of drawings and documentation for a range of venues and events in the entertainment rigging industry. Confidence with a computer is essential to this role, and previous experience of Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD are highly desirable.

The duties of a CAD assistant include:

  • Accurately creating generic and overlay drawings for live events
  • Updating existing drawings to reflect changes in client needs
  • Using in-house systems to run roof analysis reports
  • Keeping track of event deadlines and ensuring the relevant paperwork is completed in time
  • Creating and maintaining a well organised digital file structure
  • Monitoring, triaging and responding to client emails
  • Assisting the department head with other administrative tasks

This job is for someone who…

…has exceptional attention to detail with visual documentation
…can work under pressure and maintain accuracy when faced with a tight deadline
…can work quickly and confidently using a computer with a range of software
…wants to be part of the entertainment industry supply chain

Why work for UK Rigging?

The UK Rigging office is a shared space, allowing different teams to easily collaborate on a wide range of services and projects. The company provides multiple services, with an onsite warehouse, shop and training centre too, so there’s plenty of room to develop your talents within this rapidly growing company.

Optional Rigging Training

CAD Assistants have the option to train as a rigger alongside their office duties. You would learn about arena rigging through working onsite and training at various venues across the UK. Being able to drive and owning reliable transport is critical if you wish to undertake this career route. See the Technical Careers Section for more information on rigging careers.

What makes this job enjoyable?

Development; gain access to a widely sought-after career in rigging
Satisfaction; enjoy watching the different elements of an event come together
Excitement; be part of the entertainment industry supply chain
Reward; paid holiday, paid overtime, pension and extra shifts available to boost your salary

Where and when will you be working?

Location: Bolton Office, and onsite if you chose to pursue rigging
Hours per week: 35 hrs a week, plus optional paid overtime
Start date: Ideally, 9th September 2024

How to Apply

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