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About GHD


With more than 10000 people around the globe GHD is a leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting firm, servicing clients across five continents.

GHD’s core service sectors include water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings and transportation and our people share a passion for successful project delivery, innovative consultancy and exceptional results.


About the Position


We are actively seeking a number of Lead Technicians within our multi-disciplinary UK Design team.  The positions will be based at our Chester, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle offices.

The primary role of a Lead Technician is to support our CAD & BIM Managers in the day to day delivery of projects, providing exceptional technical input to our UK business transformation through the implementation of BIM.


Key Roles and Responsibilities will include:


  • Leading the design on smaller projects
  • Performing varying complexity of designs to produce drawings and models to meet client specifications, project briefs and tenders
  • Checking technical / project drawings for quality assurance and conformity
  • Co-ordination of processes, data and modelling information
  • Mentoring, knowledge sharing and up-skilling/training the design team where required
  • Take responsibility for personal development.
  • Deputise for the CAD & BIM Manager as required.
  • Be committed to your own Professional competency and continuing personal development and have an active interest in mentoring more junior members of the design team.

Technical Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience of working across a variety of sectors
  • Expertise in design technology and processes, (Discipline specific)
  • Knowledge, interpretation and application of relevant client, industry standards
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships across diverse teams and client groups
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • A passion for design and innovation
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues.
  • Able to work collaboratively to form strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Able to recognise own impact on others and adapt approach where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate integrity.



  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
  • Team player, cooperative with other staff with open sharing of information and knowledge.
  • Proactive at identifying improvements and quality of outputs
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to meet and agree deadlines.
  • Ability to coach and develop others



About you


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a willingness to lead and develop in a leading global consultancy.

 To join our team you will be numerate, have excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a collaborative environment and the ability to apply your skills whilst working with a diverse range of clients and projects. An open and creative mind will be required to work as part of a dynamic team in order to provide innovative solutions for our clients.

Our global client base will provide a breadth of opportunities to develop new skills and grow key experience in diverse and challenging applications.

Furthermore GHD can provide a flexible career path tailored to suit your specific skills and talent, and to meet your individual needs.

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