Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a CAD Technician with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a 9-month fixed term contract position.


The role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing drawings from sales to production, including production drawings, assembly specifications, generating bills of materials, and approval of drawings



  • Support the Engineering department in the production/maintaining of design and working drawings
  • Liaise with the design team, regarding drawing issues, programmes, detailing and measurement for material and components
  • Generate and maintain engineering drawings and specifications for finished products, components, raw materials, sub-assemblies, fixtures and assembly aids
  • Taking schematics from designs made by others to create detailed accurate drawings for manufacture
  • Check drawing and tolerances of others
  • May be required to develop and maintain CAD related procedures
  • Install and maintain new software revision levels



  • Higher certificate (NFQ Level 6) in Mechanical/Civil Engineering or equivalent is advantageous
  • AutoCad experience is essential
  • Good working knowledge of Inventor
  • Previous knowledge of using Vault would be an advantage
  • Draughting experience on sheet metal or metal fabrication would be advantageous
  • Ability to visualize 2D and 3D CAD component geometry
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent excel and computer skills

For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270


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