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CAD/CAM Technician

Location: Buntingford, Hertfordshire

Department: ACCS

We have an opportunity for a CAD/CAM Engineer to join our team. An immediate start would be preferred but is not essential.

Job Purpose

The post holder will need to learn all aspects of engineering and increase product knowledge. They will also need to assist the Engineering Manager to complete tasks.  We manufacture Data Centre caging.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce CAD drawings according to client specifications.
  • Produce production drawings using CAM software.
  • Working with a design engineer and individually on the design and development of new products.
  • Punch and press brake machines programming
  • Produce 3D parts designs
  • Products and processes – continuous improvement throughout the manufacturing process
  • Interdepartmental support and communication
  • Work independently and provide engineering solutions
  • Job Surveys and processing
  • Attending trade shows and other work-related events (i.e. client meetings)
  • Creating production drawings using CAM software.

Skills and Knowledge

  • 3D CAD experience with Autodesk Inventor is required
  • Good computer skills
  • Good planning skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with Radan3D, Raddraft, AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work flexibly and adapt to different tasks
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Formal engineering qualification
  • Good understanding of engineering principles

Desirable skills and Knowledge

  • Data centre industry

KPI / Measures

  • Produce designs to the correct specifications.
  • Layout designs accurately and in a way others can understand.
  • Program machines efficiently.

Hours of work

Core day shift working hours will be 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. Flexibility of an hour each way of start and finish time may be required.  Overtime will be required.


Salary range of £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.

To Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to For further information please contact HR on either +44 (0) 800 6891318 or +44 (0) 793 1250 011.

Additional Information

  • Statutory Pension
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Overtime available

About Datalec Precision Installations (DPI)

Data Precision Installations (DPI) is a growing, dynamic Data Centre installation company that delivers high-quality and cost-effective design, supply, and installation. We are renowned throughout the industry for our ‘can do, above and beyond’ approach, with attention to detail that makes us successful in implementing the biggest data suite installations across UK, EMEA and the UAE. The business approach is project delivery that scopes for complex installations. As a company, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality, consistent standards of workmanship in everything we do.

Discover how our unique self-delivery methodology can streamline project delivery.

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