The jobs board

Welcome to the UK Jobs Board.

Here you will find vacant positions within UK companies 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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Leven Consult Ltd.
Posted: 7th October 2021
Area: Yarm


The opening is for a competent structural engineer to carry out steel portal frame designs/domestic house beam calculations/drainage design/multi-storey building designs + foundations and structural condition surveys.  A full driving license is needed as site attendance will be required.  The position will be carried out from the Stokesley office.  A salary of up to £45,000 will be on offer, subject to experience. 

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Portal Frame Designer
  • Tekla Tedds
  • Tekla Structural Designer


If you feel you have the relevant experience please send your CV to Michael McLaren at

Leven Consult
Unit 14
Roseberry Court
Ellerbeck Way

Tel: 07871 797264


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James Killelea and Co
Posted: 13th August 2021
Area: Lancashire


James Killelea & Co Ltd was established in 1970 by James Killelea and his son Robert. Robert Killelea, the current Managing Director, is elder brother to Patrick Killelea who joined the family business some years later and is now the company’s Financial Director.

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

Job Description:

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 clients 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.
  • Determine project requirements by identifying project phases, elements and liaising with other Departments within Killelea.
  • Determine 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.


If you feel you have the relevant experience please send your CV to

James Killelea and Co
Stoneholme Rd
Lancs, BB4 8BAt

Tel: 01706 229411



Posted: 21st July 2021
Area: Wythenshawe, Manchester


We have a great opportunity for a Graduate Digital Engineer!

Costain helps to improve people’s lives with integrated, leading-edge, smart infrastructure solutions across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We help our clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency. Our vision is to be the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions company. We will achieve this by focusing on blue-chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements. We offer our clients leading-edge solutions that are digitally optimised through the following five services which cover the whole lifecycle of their assets: future-shaping strategic consultancy; consultancy and advisory; digital technology solutions; asset optimisation and complex programme delivery. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.


Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures
  • Tekla Structural Designer

What will I be doing?

We have an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to help shape our future. The Digital Engineering capability is a key part of our corporate and design strategies. As a Graduate Digital Engineer, you will support the growing transformation of the business by cultivating a culture of improving productivity through technology centred improvements to our services and teams.

With a focus on creating interfaces between projects and the in-house engineering team, growing existing contracts, and unlocking opportunities with existing and new clients. The role will involve developing and implementing digital engineering capabilities, both internally to Costain and for meeting our client’s need.

The role will:

  • Embody a 'Digital by Default' culture-making all Costain people and partners aware of the productivity we can gain through the use of digital processes and technologies.
  • Ensure that we accelerate the adoption of digital process and technologies and evolving delivery models (Project13 for reference).
  • Deliver improved data quality along with associated efficiencies and outcomes to the business.
  • Champion opportunity presented by digital engineering.
  • Encourage our teams to automate their workflows, and at the same time create new data related digital solutions.
  • Lead the development of products that are designed to bring a digital culture to the centre of everything that we do.
  • Work with the innovators within the business, supporting them to find a path to achieve their goals and create value from their ideas.

You will need to:

  • Support and deliver digital engineering and innovation projects including scope, funding, quality, cost and schedule.
  • Establish and develop an agile approach to innovation projects supporting the delivery of consultancy and complex delivery capabilities.
  • Be aware of project budgets, deliverables and relationships in the digital engineering and innovation activities.
  • Engage with Costain’s clients, supply chain and innovative partners.


You will be expected to engage with a range of projects including those in transportation (highways, rail & airports) and natural resources (energy, water & defence).

About you:

  • Min bachelor's degree in one of the following; Computer Science, Engineering and/or Computational Design.
  • Hands-on experience in design tools.
  • An understanding of Tekla, AutoCAD, Microstation, Revit and Rhino/Grasshopper is particularly desirable.
  • A basic understanding of programming with JavaScript, C# or Python.
  • General knowledge of integrated design practice, clash detection, quantity take-off and drawing production.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, verbal and written.
  • Excel under pressure.
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment

Further information:

As a key member of Costain’s digital consultancy team, you will enjoy extensive professional development opportunities and be part of this rapidly expanding team of dynamic professionals. This is a great opportunity to enhance your career by being at the forefront of our strategy with our clients who are shaping the future direction of our business and projects and programmes of the future. The built environment sector is rapidly changing and our ability to add value at an earlier stage in a project’s lifecycle has never been greater.

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If you think this is the role for you, please submit your CV by email to David Owens at

1500 Aviator Way



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Nationwide Structures Ltd.
Posted: 21st July 2021
Area: Wakefield


Nationwide Structures are seeking an experienced Tekla Draughtsman to take up a leading role in our Wakefield based office, Working on primarily Design & Build Projects accross the UK. Due to continued growth we are looking to expand our Drawing Office with a permanent full-time position.

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

Key Skills / Role Requirements:

  • Extensive experience of the UK Steelwork Industry and Detailing practices.
  • Experienced in Tekla Structures.
  • Implement NWS standards and procedures.
  • Issue GA’s, Fabrication and Erection packages as well all other items required for procurement.
  • Experience in doing both Design and Build, and Engineered schemes.
  • Experience liaising with both lead engineers, project technicians, architects and other appointed persons involved in the design and detailing and production process.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and provide support/leadership for junior members of staff.
  • Assess projects against timescales and ability to raise RFI’s.
  • Must be hard working, driven and IT literate.


  • Location Wakefield Office.
  • Attractive Salary (Dependent on experience).
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory days.
  • Company pension scheme.


Start date TBC and permanent position on completion of three to six-month probation period. If you feel you have the relevant experience please send your CV to Mark Chambers at

Nationwide Structures Ltd.
The Picasso Building,
Calder Vale Road,
Wakefield, WF1 5PE

Tel: 07811 830145



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B&K Structures Ltd.
Posted: 7th October 2021
Area: Derby 


B&K Structures are the UK’s leading sustainable structural frame contractor, working with blue chip clients to produce outstanding mass timber builds. Our expertise extends across all major sectors and can be seen in many of the UK’s most recognisable projects. Our aspiration is to deliver engineered timber and hybrid projects to the highest quality, achieving ultimate client satisfaction and forming long standing relationships. As part of the Bowmer & Kirkland Group, we have been delivering projects for over 45 years to become a multi award-winning market leader.

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

The Role:

We are looking for a 3D Estimating CAD Technician to work alongside the 3D CAD Manager and the estimating team to produce accurate structural models of planned construction projects, to support the development of bids and tenders. The ideal candidate will be responsible for modelling superstructures with materials including cross laminated timber, glulam and structural steelwork. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one years’ experience as a 3D Estimating CAD Technician, preferably with knowledge of structural steel, and will ensure projects are adequately modelled within an effective timeframe to support the delivery of projects. Applicants should be enthusiastic, proactive and have a willingness to develop and learn alongside the growth of the business. You will report to the Estimating Manager/3D CAD Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand the client’s enquiry documentation to fully ascertain the requirements of the tender to ensure the bid submissions are compliant. 
  • Have the ability to read and understand structural engineers’ and architects’ general arrangement drawings, design reports & specifications. 
  • Able to use 3D Modelling Software such as Cadworks & Tekla Structures.
  • Ability to use  various other software such as Bluebeam, Tekla Bimsight, Trimble Connect, DWG TrueView and Microsoft Office including Word, Publisher and Excel.
  • Produce bid information including material quantity lists, 3D Views, PDF Models, Visible Area Drawings and piece counts.
  • Communicate effectively with the Estimating Team and ascertain and assist with any discrepancies, assumptions or queries.
  • Engage with the supply chain and issue accurate enquiries and obtain compliant/competitive sub-contract quotations for elements of the tender works.
  • Contact the Engineer and/or Client when necessary for additional information regarding any queries.
  • Work to deadlines including the estimating program, ensuring that models are finished within a specified time.
  • Pay close attention to detail to ensure all work is completed accurately.

Key Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • Minimum one years’ experience working within a CAD role (structural steelwork experience preferable).
  • Strong IT skills, good communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly to new systems.
  • A team player with the confidence to seek help from peers. The ability to organise and prioritise workload.
  • Friendly and approachable with a professional telephone manner.
  • Good understanding and ability to operate Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to work within allocated time scales to meet the requirements of our clients.
  • Work well within a team to achieve targets set by the Bid Manager.
  • Ambition to progress their career and desire to understand new methods of construction within the supply chain of B&K Structures.
  • Qualifications to an HNC/HND level preferred but not essential.


If you feel you have the relevant experience please send your CV to Thea Konstantis at

B&K Structures Ltd
Peveril House, 
Alfreton Rd, 
DE21 4AG


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Camberwell Technical Services LLP
Posted: 20th May 2021
Area: Norwich


CTS are an established drawing office close to Norwich City Centre, working for clients both locally and nationwide on steel structures of all types.

We are seeking a Tekla draughtsperson with a minimum of 2 years experience in structural and/or architectural steelwork. The ideal applicant would have experience of constructing a 3D model using engineers and architects drawings and be able to produce 2D GA and fabrication drawings to a high standard. The applicant should possess good verbal and written communication skills and be able to liase with the client and the design team.

We offer flexible working hours and a relaxed working environment. Salary dependent on experience. 32 days holiday per year (including bank holidays).

If you wish to be considered for this position, please send CV to

Camberwell Technical Services
Norwich, NR1 4BE



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Roe Timber Frame
Posted: 11th August 2021
Area: Margate, Kent


This is a unique opportunity to join a leading timber frame manufacturer based in Margate Kent. The business is well established and has a large diverse customer base throughout the United Kingdom. 

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

Role Requirements:

The ideal candidate will exhibit high standards, excellent communication skills, and have an ability to take initiative, and prioritise daily tasks to produce detailed and accurate drawings and designs. Reporting to the Design Manager you will be expected to liaise with other inhouse designers, architects, and customers, to ensure a smooth delivery of the final product within agreed timescales. Candidates must have experience of the Tekla Structures software, and a working knowledge of AutoCAD would be beneficial. Once fully versed in company procedures and policies, remote working will be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produced detailed designs, and drawings from customer plans/architectural drawings.
  • Communicate with others to ensure design details are fully understood.
  • Accurately process designs through to manufacturing stage.
  • Provide advice and support through all stages of the process.
  • Liaise with the Production teams to ensure the smooth hand over of design to manufacturing.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong numerical ability with some commercial understanding.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Organised and self-motivated.
  • Attention to detail and thorough approach.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage competing demands.
  • Ability to work to set deadlines.

Employment Type: Full-time

Working hours:
08:00-17:00 Monday to Thursday.
08:00-13:00 Friday.


If you feel you have the relevant experience please send your CV to Stephen Wilmshurst at

Roe Timber Frame
Enterprise Road
Westwood Industrial Estate

Tel: 01843 232888

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ACS Ltd.
Posted: 7th October 2021
Area: Cork, Ireland


ACS Ltd is a BIM Service provider to the Construction industry, specialising in Structural Steel Modelling & Detailing, Architectural Modelling & Detailing and MEP Coordination. We utilise the latest BIM technology software to create and coordinate our models. We work on a wide variety of projects in Ireland and the UK. Due to continued growth, we are seeking to recruit a Steel Detailer to join our dynamic team in Cork.

Applicants should have a strong desire and commitment to learning new technologies in an exciting environment and have excellent attention to detail. Applicants should have a third level qualification in an engineering discipline, and have experience in using Tekla Structures Steel Detailing Software.

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

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.
  • Experience in the use of Tekla Structures Steel Detailing Software..


A competitive salary is on offer depending on experience. Possibility of flexible and remote working for the successful candidate. Applicants should email their CV’s to

ACS Limited
Unit 2 Portside,
Marina Commercial Park,
Centre Park Road,
Cork, Ireland

Tel: +353 21 4271735


Metalwork UK
Posted: 23rd August 2021
Area: Ross-shire, Scotland


Metalwork UK are looking to recruit a time served draughtsperson. We detail structural steelwork, stairs, balustrades and architectural metalwork of all types.

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

The Role:

The successful candidate with be expected to be able to work both on their own and as part of our drawing office team. They would be dealing direct with clients, architects and engineers. With a large variance in the types of work we carry out every day provides a new and interesting challenge.


To the right candidate a relocation package would be available. If you think this is the role for you, please submit your CV by email to

Metalwork UK
Blarliath Industrial Estate,
IV19 1EB

Tel: 01862 894 123


Collins Steel Ltd.
Posted: 11th August 2021
Area: Ballasalla, Isle of Man


Collins Steel Ltd is a friendly family run business based on the Isle of Man.  We operate as steel stockholders, fabricators, erectors and cladding specialists. We are seeking to recruit a Tekla Draughtsman - the ideal candidate will be required to have the following:

Applicant to be competent in:

  • Tekla Structures

Ideal Skills/Experience:

  • Over 5 years' draughting / detailing experience.
  • Minimum 2 years' Tekla experience.
  • Experience in draughting and detailing structural steelwork, ordering and pricing materials.


This is a permanent office based position 40 hour week Monday - Friday. If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV to

Collins Steel Ltd.
Unit 26 Balthane Industrial Estate
Isle of Man

Tel: 01624 824741



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