James Leonard

CAD Technician

James role at AWA is to assist the in house Mechanical and Electrical Engineers with completing design stages of various projects.

James experience with CAD helps assist the completion of design drawings to a professional standard.

Professional Credentials

Education Background

  • James attended Warren Comprehensive School in Essex where he grew up, completing his GCSE’s.


  • James went to Havering College where he completed his Level 3 in AutoCAD.

Professional Experience

  • James worked various jobs after leaving college in 2008, ranging from Pharmaceuticals, Security, banking, recruitment and logistics.

  • James was with VMR Draughting Services from 2018-2020 as a Trainee CAD Technician servicing mechanical and electrical clients.


  • James joined AWA in 2020 as a CAD Technician, his role is to assist the M&E engineers in completing the design of projects at various stages.

Hobbies & Interests

  • James main hobby is Golf, he plays often with many members of the AWA team.


  • James is a fan of various computer games and film franchises.  He enjoys movie nights with his family.


  • James enjoys watching motor sport, he is a big fan of formula one.