Trainee CAD Operator

  • Design & Coordination
  • King's Cross
  • London

Gratte Brothers Design & Coordination is currently recruiting for a Trainee CAD Operator to join their team based in King’s Cross, London.

About the Role:

This exciting opportunity would be ideal for someone looking to start their career in Design & Coordination as the role will offer substantial training and development. As a Trainee CAD Operator, you will play a crucial role within our CAD team, contributing to the creation of high-quality structural designs and building services drawings. This role offers a unique opportunity to collaborate closely with experienced Senior Managers, leveraging their extensive industry experience to enhance your skills and knowledge. Your practical knowledge will be bolstered by attending a day release college course.

The purpose of the role will be to work closely within the Computer-Aided (CAD) team to prepare building services drawings for engineering and site operative use. You will work with marked-up drawings and produce revised drawings in both 2D and 3D format. During the traineeship, you will develop a skillset in the use of CAD programmes including (but not limited to); Autocad, Revit and Navis. Through the use of these programmes, you will enable the use of visualisation and data management tools to produce coordinated installation drawings within a Building Information Management (BIM), environment.

The ideal candidate will need to be proactive, ambitious and keen to learn. This role is a vital part of the team, so the candidate will need to be approachable and friendly with a professional attitude.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity for career growth and development.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Training and cross-training opportunities.
  • Contribution to a dynamic and growing company.

About Us:

At Gratte Brothers, we are proud to report that our average service length is 16.5 years for our employees. This is testament to our brilliant working culture and family-owned values, which are present throughout every Group division. Many of our current staff in employment started their careers with us as trainees, apprentices and graduates, going on to enjoy fulfilling careers with us.

Gratte Brothers Group consists of five operating companies: Gratte Brothers Building Services & Engineering, Gratte Brothers Foodservice Solutions, Gratte Brothers Security Systems & Software, Gratte Brothers Building Services Maintenance and Gratte Brothers Design & Coordination. Our Head Office is based in King’s Cross, London, with several further locations nationally, dedicated to specific functionalities. As a Group, we deliver a comprehensive range of building services with an impeccable reputation for quality. As we’ve grown over the past 75+ years, we’re proud to have remained a family-owned business. So, when you join Gratte Brothers you don’t just join a team, you join a family!

Please see the full job description below to find out more:
Apprentice CAD Operator – Job Overview

For any further queries, please email (no agencies, please!).

Gratte Brothers Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

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