Draughtsman Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Draughtsman Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Draughtsman role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Draughtsman job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 65% of Draughtsman job descriptions contained cad as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

cad
65%
autocad
61%
solidworks
43%
draughtsman
43%
2d
40%
3d
40%
engineering
33%
design engineer
33%
design
33%
cad technician
25%
technician
25%
inventor
25%
mechanical design
22%
construction
22%
manufacturing
22%
designing
18%
designer
15%
fmcg
15%
engineer
15%
electrical
15%
manufacture
15%
production
15%
draughtsperson
15%
steel
11%
2d autocad
11%
apprentice trained
11%
conveyors
11%
food
11%
material handling
11%
solid works
11%
mechanical
11%
draftsman
8%
drawing
8%
bespoke
8%
bristol
8%
ansys
8%
drawings
8%
equipment
8%
machinery
8%
cad engineer
8%
cadlite
8%
rail
8%
architecture
8%
drafter
8%
capital equipment
8%
coatings
8%
electrical design
8%
cad design
4%
cad draughtsman
4%
coalville
4%
leicester
4%
loughborough
4%
shepshed
4%
buildings
4%
buying
4%
procurement
4%
purchasing
4%
sales
4%
draughting
4%
fabrication
4%
project
4%
technical
4%
tekla
4%
steel work
4%
structural
4%
building
4%
clevedon
4%
commercial
4%
revit
4%
sheet metal
4%
2d graphics
4%
metal fabrication
4%
steel structures
4%
structures
4%
birmingham
4%
derby
4%
industrial
4%
process
4%
treatment
4%
water
4%
coventry
4%
wolverhampton
4%
cabinetry
4%
dfa
4%
dfm
4%
furniture
4%
joinery
4%
kitchen
4%
production drawing packs
4%
dawlish
4%
devon
4%
bsc
4%
graduate
4%
modelling
4%
2d cad
4%
3d cad
4%
eplan p8
4%
packaging
4%
pro panel 3d
4%
product design
4%
special purpose machinery
4%
boxing
4%
gym
4%
gym equipment
4%
lancashire
4%
rochdale
4%
brislington
4%
detailer
4%
materials
4%
metal
4%
product
4%
south west
4%
cheltenham
4%
chippenham
4%
cirencester
4%
civil engineering
4%
demolition
4%
gloucester
4%
groundworks
4%
lss
4%
swindon
4%
engineering manager
4%
hydraulics
4%
marine
4%
maritime
4%
oil and gas
4%
team lead
4%
cad team lead
4%
engineering team lead
4%
renewables
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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