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Technical Support CAD Officer | The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 July 2024
Location: 317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary, NE1 4LP
Company: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6388839/317-2024-24-37-DR


The position of CAD Officer will be accountable to the Deputy Director Strategy, Planning and Capital specifically responsible for the effective and efficient management of updating all Estates “As built” CAD files for all buildings which form part of the Trust Estate, this will include mechanical and electrical service drawings, architectural and space drawings, health and safety plans, fire strategy and compartment plans as well as legislative plans.
• Interview Date: 9 August 2024
• 37 Hours 30 Minutes per a week
• You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
• Assist the Planning, Capital, Property and Operational teams when required to produce accurate technical drawings in a timely manner adhering to the Trust’s CAD procedures.
• Create and revise other CAD documents such as fire plans, space utilisation plans, plans related to asbestos register and legionella etc.
• Provide drawings for project options appraisals and business cases.
• Asset management through regular updates of drawings working with capital and operational teams.
• It would be desirable if the post holder has knowledge of BIM technologies and methodologies suitable to support expansion into the wider organisation.

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

The post is required to manage and maintain a true and accurate database of updated CAD drawings for the Trust, working independently with the minimum of supervision.

It is essential that he post holder has excellent practical skills and working knowledge of AutoCAD drawing software.

It is essential that the post holder has significant experience working in a similar role and environment within an Architectural/ construction team.

The post holder shall be able to:
• Able to analyse complex drawings and be able to identify any anomalies and correct
• Analyse and highlight compliance requirements and use judgement to prioritise workload
• Able to work with both 2D and 3D drawings
• Assist with drawings for O&M manuals
• Plan own work and prioritise tasks with conflicting demands
• Able to plan tasks and activities which may require adjustment due to variable workload and or interruptions
• Follow departmental guidelines and may be required to comment.
• Implements AutoCAD/Revit policies, proposes changes to working practices and procedures to comply with any departmental policies and procedures as required.
• Responsible for the management of the Trust master plans on AutoCAD/Revit systems
• Ensure that the Trust has an updated and accessible drawings data set relating to all estates and assets.
• Assist in maintenance of user AutoCAD licence accounts and system rights database
• Investigate and research developments in CAD technologies as to how they may benefit the Trust and aid with maintaining statutory compliance, enhancing asset management and linking with other Trust digital strategies
• Undertake surveys on existing estate and new builds
• Occasionally required to test AutoCAD system and liaise with IT with licence upgrades
• Work on own initiative

To manage, maintain and operate a computer-aided design system covering the whole of the Trust’s properties and associated services.

Main duties include surveying and producing feasibility, construction and asinstalled drawings for new works as required by Project Manager / Senior Building Officers. Ensuring that the estates master architects, mechanical and electrical services drawings are maintained and updated when both minor and major projects have been carried out. The preparation of site plans as required by the trust solicitors for HML Registry is also required.

Each post holder shares generic duties, but each individual has specific tasks and responsibilities for certain aspects of information systems, for example taking a lead role in Estates and Trust ERIC returns, space utilisation and services, and WIMS/Estates IT and associated software.

o Update and create internal intranet pages for access to Development plans and “you are here” site maps.

o Maintain and update the Estates Space Utilisation software package to
ensure accurate information is available regarding room occupancy and
other estates related issues.

o Maintain and update the Estates electronic filing system.

o Assist in the collection, collation and submission of data for Estates and
Facilities Information Returns (ERIC) & Crystal reports.

o Maintaining all Health and Safety files and Operation and maintenance

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

This advert closes on Sunday 14 Jul 2024

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