Estates CAD Space Planning Technician

Position: Estates CAD Space Planning Technician

Salary: £25,217 - £28,331 per annum

Hours: Full time – 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

We are looking for a technically minded individual to join our dynamic and growing Estates department. You will provide comprehensive CAD support to the wider Estates team. You will play a key role in space planning for capital furniture procurement and delivering projects, developing space standards and will assist with producing plans for planning applications. In addition you will build good working relationships with internal stakeholders and actively engage with third parties such as furniture suppliers and local authorities.

You will have an eye for detail and the ability to produce, alter and maintain consistent and accurate drawings on AutoCAD software through the use of measured surveys and sense checks and feasibility studies. You will have an ability to interpret technical drawings and provide feedback on issues and/or potential space improvements.

An awareness of statutory issues when undertaking surveys i.e. asbestos, confined spaces, and building regulations, is an advantage however support and guidance will be offered for the right individual.

A full list of the essential criteria for the role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. To apply for this vacancy please complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity form and return the completed forms to The links to the application pack are below:

Job Description – Estates CAD Space Planning Technician
Application Form
Equality and Diversity Form
Application Guidance Pack

Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Sunday 1st December 2019 at 23.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 12th December 2019

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and we expect our staff to share this commitment.