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, 54% of Draughtsman job descriptions contained cad as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

cad
54%
draughtsman
54%
autocad
44%
design
41%
3d
38%
solidworks
38%
engineering
35%
2d
32%
draughtsperson
25%
manufacturing
25%
design engineer
25%
engineer
22%
cad technician
22%
technician
22%
mechanical
19%
mechanical design
19%
construction
19%
designer
16%
designing
16%
inventor
16%
industrial
13%
cad engineer
13%
production
13%
birmingham
10%
coventry
10%
derby
10%
process
10%
treatment
10%
water
10%
wolverhampton
10%
revit
10%
mechanical design engineer
10%
steel
10%
fmcg
10%
electrical
10%
manufacture
10%
graduate
7%
tekla
7%
drawing
7%
furniture
7%
project
7%
commercial
7%
2d autocad
7%
apprentice trained
7%
conveyors
7%
draftsman
7%
food
7%
material handling
7%
solid works
7%
bespoke
7%
ansys
7%
drawings
7%
equipment
7%
machinery
7%
cadlite
7%
rail
7%
essex
4%
structural design
4%
bromley
4%
dartford
4%
gravesend
4%
kent
4%
medway
4%
rochester
4%
design technician
4%
steel detailer
4%
steelwork
4%
structural steel
4%
tekla detailer
4%
an
4%
autodesk inventor
4%
fusion 360
4%
mechanic
4%
mechanics
4%
motion
4%
npd
4%
product
4%
qualifications
4%
building services
4%
islington
4%
london
4%
n1
4%
3d design
4%
heat
4%
leyland
4%
liverpool
4%
merseyside
4%
ormskirk
4%
preston
4%
skelmersdale
4%
software
4%
southport
4%
wigan
4%
concept
4%
construction engineering
4%
facade
4%
hull
4%
specification
4%
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%
technical
4%
steel work
4%
structural
4%
bristol
4%
building
4%
clevedon
4%
sheet metal
4%
2d graphics
4%
metal fabrication
4%
steel structures
4%
structures
4%
cabinetry
4%
dfa
4%
dfm
4%
joinery
4%
kitchen
4%
production drawing packs
4%
dawlish
4%
devon
4%
bsc
4%
architecture
4%
drafter
4%
capital equipment
4%
coatings
4%
electrical design
4%
2d cad
4%
3d cad
4%
eplan p8
4%
modelling
4%
packaging
4%
pro panel 3d
4%
product design
4%
special purpose machinery
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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