Job Alert: Draughtsman (with Pricing Skills)

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Job Title: Draughtsman (with Pricing Skills)

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, (4-day week)

Salary: £TBD

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Draughtsman with pricing skills to join our growing team. You will be responsible for creating accurate technical drawings and specifications for our architectural metalwork projects and ideally understand how to interpret those drawings into project estimations for our customers, to ensure competitive pricing. If you have a strong eye for detail, excellent problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work collaboratively with our design and project teams, we would love to hear from you.


  • Create precise technical drawings and specifications based on project requirements.
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers, and project managers to ensure design feasibility and accuracy.
  • Incorporate pricing considerations into the drafting process to generate accurate project cost estimates.
  • Review and interpret design specifications, building codes, and industry standards.
  • Maintain and update drawing libraries and documentation.
  • Assist in the development and improvement of drafting standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and subcontractors to gather pricing information and materials data.
  • Support the project team with any necessary revisions or modifications to drawings.


  • Proven experience as a Draughtsman, preferably in the architectural metalwork industry.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (such as AutoCAD, Revit, Tekla or SolidWorks).
  • Strong technical drawing skills with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of pricing techniques and the ability to estimate project costs accurately.
  • Familiarity with architectural metalwork processes, materials, and industry standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet project deadlines.
  • Strong organisational skills and a keen sense of prioritisation.

Your Benefits

  • 17 days annual leave plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • Statutory Pension contribution
  • On-site parking
  • The opportunity to work for a commercially-driven group that maintains traditional values at its core, whilst providing economic and social benefits to the local community and beyond.
  • The opportunity for career progression within the Futures UK Group.


About Caldwell Metalwork Fabrication:

Caldwell Metalwork Fabrication is a bespoke metal fabrication business with a 40-year history of serving residential and commercial customers throughout the South-East, London and Nationwide. We are client-focused and provide a range of architectural metalwork solutions. We are currently on an ambitious journey to grow and are looking for the right people to help us achieve that.

We believe in taking care of our team. We offer competitive salaries, ongoing training to help you keep your skills sharp, and the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects. We're a down-to-earth, straight-talking team, and we value the contributions each individual makes to our collective success.

As part of Futures UK, a wider group of engineering and construction companies, Caldwell Metalwork Fabrication has autonomy, but also the valuable opportunity to collaborate closely with our sister companies. We pride ourselves on the family roots and values of the business, where every member of the team is supported, valued, and respected.


How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter to as soon as possible. We are interviewing as applications are received and are looking to fill both positions immediately.