Computer Aided Design Drafting

CAD is the utilisation of computer based systems which are typically used by architects, engineers and designers to undertake the development of new assets plus the modification of existing assets including feasibility, conceptual and detail design ultimately leading to the production and delivery of accurate CAD as built drawing records.

Long O Donnell produce or update the CAD drawings, which form part of an asset’s H&S files which in turn enables the assets to be efficiently utilised throughout operational life cycles and decommissioning.

Our range of CAD capability covers a broad industry spectrum enabling us to tailor our services to meet bespoke requirements.

Long O Donnell provides Computer Aided Design (CAD) engineering services for major blue chip clients throughout the UK and Ireland in the development and modification of their engineering assets. We offer a valued alternative to in house CAD resources.

Our clients value their asset records highly as they enable them to develop, modify and demonstrate their operational capability to meet industry H&S, engineering, design, construction and as built records requirements.

Long O Donnell support these requirements every time a drawing is modified.  Our CAD services are provided using Bentley Microstation, AutoCad and other industry packages as follows:

  •  2D and 3D formats, BIM (Building Information Modelling)  implementation.
  • Direct provision of CAD Engineers and Operators experienced in Microstation and AutoCad.
  • Site surveys for the provision of data capture to produce "red-line" mark ups and produce operational drawings. and CAD drawings across all engineering disciplines.
  • Site setting out to approved CAD designs.
  • Asbuilt surveys and updates of CAD construction drawings enabling the production of As built records compilation of as built data books to client requirements.
  • Site validation surveys of existing CAD records.
  • Appraisal and acceptance of CAD records from 3rd party suppliers.
  • Production of CAD records including create from new, update and modify existing.
  • Translation of CAD records between different CAD packages, i.e. AutoCad to Microstation.
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At Long O Donnell our range of CAD capability covers a broad industry spectrum enabling us to tailor our services to meet our bespoke client requirements and include both Bentley Microstation and AutoCad CAD packages.