AECOM Drafter II in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144494BR

Position Title Drafter II

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Mexico

City Carlsbad

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Drafter II in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Drafter responsibilities include incorporating design modification and planned facility upgrades into engineering drawings based on Cognizant Engineer (CE) direction using the engineering change order (ECO) process. Drawings are used to communicate configuration management of the WIPP site where the design requirements, facility documentation, and physical configuration of the plant all aligned.

Primary drafting work includes using ECOs to create or modify the following types of facility drawings: electrical, mechanical, loop diagrams, interconnect diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, architectural drawings, and civil layouts. Creation of figure/illustrations for documents such as the DSA, SDDs, and map generation will be required.Other assigned duties may include providing As – Built support taking field measurements of systems, structures, and components along with field verification of drawings.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Minimum Requirements

• High School diploma or GED.

• One year’s training with computer aided drafting or demonstrated proficiency is required.

• Use of conventional drafting techniques and a working knowledge of the terms and procedures of the occupation utilizing computer aided drafting equipment is required.

• Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications • Previous WIPP experience is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.