Building Envelope Draughtsperson

Salary dependent on experience

Building Envelope Designer: An ambitious CAD Designer with experience working on the finer details of building envelope design & material scheduling for architectural cladding, roofing & rainscreen applications, is required for AbiCAD, an established specialist provider of bespoke CAD services. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a CAD Designer seeking more rewarding work, taking responsibility for complete projects from design stage through to construction, working in close partnership with architects and contractors throughout, to provide aesthetic designs, within brief, within cost and on time.


Projects can range from several months to 1 year+, often for prestigious clients. Previous projects include Wembley and Twickenham Rugby Stadiums, International Airports, one of bespoke homes for prestigious people and, most recently The Princess Royal grandstand at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Your responsibilities would include the production of layouts, detail drawings and material scheduling in a variety of roofing, cladding and rainscreen systems (i.e. Kingspan / Kalzip / Trespa / ACM / Aluminium). 


Skills & Experience:

  • Proven AutoCAD experience

  • Revit & Solidworks experience advantageous

  • Roofing / Cladding / Rainscreen focus in current work 

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Thrive on responsibility and being proactive

  • Strong communication skills and a relationship builder

  • Commercial awareness

  • Able to work alone but also a Team Player 

  • Able to speak and understand English


This an exciting opportunity for an experienced AutoCAD Draughtsperson seeking to focus on roofing, cladding and rainscreen systems, working for one of the UK's most highly regarded sub-contractors, using AutoCAD deployed on the latest HP Z440 Workstations.

We are always looking for experienced hands-on individuals, at a variety of levels, who can work independently as well as part of a team. So, if you don’t quite fit the job description above, but feel you still have something to offer, please email your CV to the address below.

AbiCAD is a private company, who are ISO9001 certified and offer a professional, flexible working environment, bonus scheme and discretionary private medical insurance. 


Please email CV’s in the first instance to