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Welcome to the UK Jobs Board.

Here you will find vacant positions within UK companies that looking for people with skills and experience in using Tekla software, for example draughtsmen, CAD technicians, 3D modellers, engineers, steel detailers, etc. If you are a UK company with a vacancy for a Tekla software user and would like to advertise here, please complete the submission form.

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Icarus LSF   
Posted: 27th September 2017
Area: Durham


Market leading and innovative, Icarus delivers bespoke and engineered lightweight steel framing (LSF) solutions for the construction industry across numerous sectors. LSF is an innovative solution that is now a growing sector within the UK construction industry. It is being used for everything from small bespoke projects to large-scale new build developments of up to ten storeys in height.

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Tekla Draughtsperson to join our team, working full time from the Peterlee office. Salary dependent on experience.


  • Tekla Structures experience essential
  • Experience in light gauge steel design desirable but not vital
  • AutoCAD and Excel would be beneficial
  • Must adapt to work to strict company drawing office standards already in place
  • Demonstrate independent thinking and problem solving skills in addition to working collectively with the team striving for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate a positive/pro-active working attitude essential

Job Summary
Reporting directly to the Design Manager the designer will be responsible for producing initial steel frame structure design, including hot roll steel as necessary, taking the core information from the architect’s drawings incorporating the project structural calculations. Liaising with the client/architect and structural engineer to ensure we deliver a fit for purpose solution but also responsible for ensuring the design is as priced or pricing variations are pre-agreed. Following sign off, he/she will then translate this into production drawings using Tekla Software; working with the Design Manager and Site Team to ensure the design is delivered to programme and in line with the DfMA way of working.

To apply please send your application along with a detailed resume to

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James Killelea & Co Ltd   
Posted: 9th January 2018
Area: Lancashire

To provide drawing office services for all our client’s projects for estimating, design, fabrication and erection.

This will include generation of 3D Tekla Structures models. The importing of model data from other software packages and client BIM models. A good understanding of BIM, is also necessary. From the models, production of GA drawings, insertion of connection details to the Tekla Structures model, generation of fabrication drawings and NC data to suit the works.

In addition, the work will include generating of TQs and GA drawings/detail model for approval submittal. The work will also include any drawing requirements for temporary works and site changes. The recognition of changes to scope and creation of variation orders must be considered.

Operate to the DO programmes for all work and ensure that the deliverable deadlines are achieved.

Work closely with the Production team so as to ensure that the drawings produced are compatible with the NC machinery and adhere to our high standards of editing.

Build and maintain good relations with all clients and suppliers and their project team personnel to promote the company values. In all interactions with customers, our culture of quality, professionalism, fairness, ‘can-do’ attitude should be held foremost in our client's minds.

  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management and colleagues.
  • Work in a team or as an individual to develop Project Models in accordance with client information.
  • Work in a team or as an individual to develop Tender Models in accordance with client information and Killelea Estimate Department.
  • Attend all necessary meetings.
  • Attend sites when needed, including carrying out of site surveys.
  • Prepare all necessary drawings, models, and electronic data required, showing a technical understanding of these, documentation skills, and an understanding of design requirements.
  • Full utilisation of Killelea software, including Tekla, Fabtrol and Autodesk.
  • Maintain accurate records of progress, including maintaining and updating filing systems.
  • Determines project requirements by identifying project phases, elements and liaising with other Departments within Killelea.
  • Determines project requirements by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards;
  • Maintain project schedule and programme by monitoring own progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Coordinating with Sub Contract elements to ensure they fully integrate with the steelwork.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by presenting oneself in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Key Duties:

  • At tender stage work with the estimating team to generate 3D Tekla Structures models for both calculating quantities and client presentations.
  • Production of material take-off lists and use this to confirm tonnage on the project.
  • Compare the company model with the client’s and provide any difference feedback.
  • On projects in-hand production of complete 3D Tekla Structures models, connections detailing, GA drawings for client approval and any TQ’s, Fabrication drawings and NC files.
  • Work in accordance with the drawing office programmes to target key deliverable dates.
  • Work closely with the design team.
  • Liaise with Estimating and Contract departments on any drawing requirements.
  • Be prepared to meet with the client’s team to discuss any project drawing and model related issues.
  • Comply with company procedure for drawing numbering and filing systems.
  • Liaise with external Drawing Offices on projects, respond and answer any queries in a timely manner.
  • Prepare, submit and record TQ’s and RFI’s to the Design Engineer for any design related queries.
  • Prepare and circulate notes of any drawing related meetings with clients and/or external DO’s or consultants.
  • Provide support to Estimating and Contracts Teams in general.
  • Provide DO support to Project Manager and Site Teams.


  • Detailed and expert knowledge of the current and latest versions of Tekla Structures.
  • Working knowledge of BIM and ability to extract and import models and files into Tekla Structures.
  • Knowledge of current drawing practice and standards related to 3D model build, connections detailing and fabrication drawings.
  • Good working experience with office software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Personable and able to work within a team environment, whilst displaying independence and initiative.

This a permanent, office-based, full-time role.

Please apply by email containing your Curriculum Vitae to:

James Killelea & Co Ltd    
Stoneholme Road    
BB4 8BA    
United Kingdom

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CTS Bridges Ltd   
Posted: 22nd December 2017
Area: Sheply, West Yorkshire   


CTS Bridges have been established for 30 years and are market leaders in the design, fabrication and installation of footbridges across the UK. To add to our established design team, we seek a talented and motivated Tekla draughtsperson to work within our design office in Shepley, Huddersfield.

The successful candidate will have a key role translating design requirements into fabrication drawings to provide to our on-site manufacturing facility. As such, good communication, strong CAD skills and experience in working in a multidisciplinary team is required. Good construction knowledge is desirable.

If you feel that you have the relevant experience please send your details to Sally Preston at:

CTS Bridges
118 Abbey Road

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Coventry Construction Ltd.
Posted: 12th January 2018
Area: Coventry


We are looking to recruit a fulltime Tekla Detailer to work within our busy Design Office at Coventry Construction Ltd. Applicant must be competent using Tekla Structures software ideally version 19.1 or higher.

Main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Liaise with Architects, Engineers & Clients
  • Prepare RFI’s (Requests for Information)
  • Model structural steel on Tekla Structures together with connections (design will be provided for complex and/or moment connections)
  • Prepare GA (general arrangement) drawings
  • Report progress of works to Drawing office manager
  • Take out site surveys when required
  • Prepare fabrication drawings & lists of materials, assemblies, fittings etc.
  • Liaise with shop floor staff with regards to fabrication drawing issues and queries
  •  Respond to eventual site queries

Required skills for this role:

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)

Applicant must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Salary starts at 35k, if you are interested in joining our team please email your CV and include samples of your work to:

Coventry Construction Ltd    
Torrington Avenue,
West Midlands    
CV4 9AP    UK


HBE Services Ltd.
Posted: 1st December 2017
Area: Bedfordshire


We manufacture and install steel structures up to 140 tonnes in a single working phase. We also design, fabricate and install architectural metalwork which includes balconies, stairs, walkways, cat ladders, railings and balustrades.

Based in Leighton Buzzard, the structural steel / metalwork draughtsperson will be required to produce general arrangement drawings, bills of materials, cutting lists and assembly drawings.

In addition, the successful draughtsperson will also be required to communicate with project managers, production managers, structural engineers, architects and attend design meetings with our clients.

This role requires attention to detail, a focus on safety and excellent communication skills. This is a great opportunity to advance your career with a well-established and successful business. If you wish to be considered for the role, please send a CV stating current remuneration details and availability.




Architectural Corporate Draughting Ltd
Posted: 20th November 2017
Area: Oswestry


Architectural Corporate Draughting Ltd (A-C-D) is expanding due to high demand and we are now looking to recruit a new Draughtsperson to join the team. This is a great opportunity to join an already established and reputable business.

The successful applicants will:

  • be familiar with Architectural Metalwork and Secondary and Structural Steelwork
  • be an experienced user of TEKLA software
  • have a proven track record of creating high quality accurate general arrangement and fabrication drawings.
  • have ONC/HNC qualifications or equivalent
  • thrive on a challenge and have pride in their work
  • have ideally worked on similar types of projects stated below and be able to work to a high standard unsupervised
  • be able to accommodate changes and prioritise to meet project timings and deadlines

About A-C-D

A-C-D offers the highest quality of professional and accurate drawings to our clients utilising the latest 3D Tekla Structures software packages. Based in the West Midlands and with over 50 years’ combined experience in the industry, we have worked with companies throughout the UK and Ireland to produce projects of varying size and complexity. We take a proactive and tailored approach to achieve our clients’ needs and expectations.  Our services include feature staircases, balconies, canopies, balustrading, feature bridges, footbridges and primary/secondary steelwork. We also offer consultancy services and undertake site surveys.

Architectural Corporate Draughting is an equal opportunities employer.
Salary to be agreed dependent upon experience.

How to apply
Send your CV with cover letter to:

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SDS Steel Design LTD.
Posted: 17th November 2017
Area: Dunstable, Bedfordshire


We are looking for a Tekla detailer to work full time at our offices in Dunstable, you will need to be able to use the software and have a min of one year in a drawing office, thus having some experience in steel and metalwork detailing.
Salary will be based on experience and is negotiable, but we are looking for someone who is really keen to be a steel detailer and is looking for a full time position to become part of a great team and help SDS become the best DO office in the UK. The right candidate must be able to problem solve and work as part of a team and be prepared to learn new ways of drawing to suit the SDS way of detailing.
Please apply by email to for this position.

SDS Steel Design LTD.
Quantum House
17 Matthew Street


SSEL Cladding   
Posted: 1st September 2017
Area: Brandon, Suffolk.


Experienced structural steel draughtsperson conversant with Tekla required to work in Brandon, Suffolk. The position is full time with an excellent salary and benefits for the right person. Please send your CV to Rob Lenzen at Consideration will also be given to intermediate/junior draughtspersons.

SSEL Cladding    
No. 2, Wimbledon Avenue,
IP27 0NZ

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Structural Steelworks& Engineering Ltd   
Posted: 31st August 2017
Area: Leyton, London


Applicants should have least 3 years Tekla experience and be able to work full time from our Leyton Office

Daily Responsibilities will involve:

  • 3D modelling and detailing both structural steelwork and architectural metalwork projects.
  • Preparation of detailed general arrangement and fabrication drawings to enable fabrication.
  • Liaising with the construction team including Architects, Engineers and Contractors/Clients.
  • Proficient detailing steelwork using Tekla.
  • Work in a busy environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Salary Negotiable depending on experience 35k+, start date immediate with a permanent position.

Please apply by email to apply for this position.

Structural Steelworks & EngineeringLtd
16 Rigg Approach
E10 7QN

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Clifford Friend Ltd
Posted: 1st December 2017
Area: Devon


Clifford Friend Ltd has been a specialist in the fabrication of structural steel for over 20 years and are currently recruiting for a Structural Steel Draughtsperson to join the expanding business. The company undertakes small to medium sized contracts within the UK. Its range of projects is diverse and includes local Government contracts for school, colleges, hospitals etc, as well as commercial, residential and Rail contracts There is now an exciting opportunity to join this friendly run business for a hardworking and proactive individual.


  • Tekla Structural Experience (1-2 year minimum). Further training will be provided. Or similar experience with Constructional Engineering packages.
  • Educated to a minimum GCSE 'B' Grade in maths, English and a science/technical subject.


  • Understanding of steel fabrication & installation.
  • Able to work under pressure to meet required timescales.
  • Ability to read and interpret structural engineer & architect drawings.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently using their own initiative.
  • Good communication skills and being able to liaise with subcontractors.
  • Willingness to learn, to improve and develop your own skills.

Included within the role

  • Reporting to Managing Director.
  • 3D modelling and detailing.
  • Creation of drawing issue sheets & RFI registers.
  • Carrying-out site surveys.
  • Liaise with the contracts department and workshop foreman.
  • Attend internal production meetings and external design meetings.

If you are interested in joining our team please email your CV along with any samples of work you would like to share with us to: Clifford Friend at

Clifford Friend Ltd    
Unit 11/12 Little Liverton Business Park,
Liverton, Devon    
TQ12 6JB    
United Kingdom


Hewson Consulting Engineers
Posted: 6th November 2017
Area: Surrey


Over the last twelve years Hewson Consulting Engineers has developed an international reputation for the provision of innovative design and construction solutions for bridges and civil structures. Our passion is bridge and structural design and we are fortunate to be involved in the design and development of a number of major bridge and civil projects throughout the world. The vast majority of our clients both in the UK and overseas are Contractors. We are valued by them for practical yet efficient permanent and temporary works designs.

We were ranked 19th in the 2017 NCE100 listing of UK based civil engineering companies.

Due to increasing workload and expected project wins we are seeking to employ a number of BIM technicians on a permanent basis in our busy design office. You will have a good working knowledge of Tekla Structures and have experience in the preparation of BIM models/drawings for bridges or other civil engineering structures. Ideally you will be working towards Technician membership of the ICE or IStructE and be able to think for yourself.

We offer a competitive salary dependant on experience plus membership of our profit related bonus scheme. Additional benefits include a company pension scheme (5% employer contribution), travel and medical insurance, death in service and critical illness insurance. If you are interested in applying for the role please send your CV to    

Hewson Consulting Engineers    
First Floor, 84 North Street    

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Walsh Draughting Services Ltd.
Posted: 22nd June 2017
Area: Mountmellick - Ireland   


Walsh Draughting Services Ltd. is a steel detailing office based in Co. Laois, Ireland. We specialise in providing steel detailing and BIM services to our clients. Due to continued growth we have a full-time vacancy for a Structural Steel Detailer to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be able to work as part of a team or individual on a wide variety of structural steelwork projects.
  • Interpret Consulting Engineers & Architects designs and generation of RFI's.
  • 3D Modelling and Detailing using Tekla Structures.
  • Production of General Arrangement and Fabrication Drawings.

Key Requirements:

  • Good communication and project management skills.
  • Be able to meet strict deadlines.
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Have a minimum of 6 years steel detailing experience using Tekla Structures.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Please email your CV to  

Walsh Draughting Services Ltd.    
Mountmellick Co. Laois    

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