AECOM CAD Team Leader - Civil Infrastructure in Christchurch, New Zealand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146682BR

Position Title CAD Team Leader - Civil Infrastructure

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Country New Zealand

State/Province/Region NZ - Canterbury

City Christchurch

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


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

Great opportunity to lead a CAD team based in our Civil Infrastructure (CI) group working on Transport and Water projects. In this role you will take responsibility for the pastoral care of the Christchurch CI CAD team which will include the full range of people management as well as CAD resource management to ensure projects a staffed. Day to day, you will also be involved creating quality documentation, checking and assisting in preparation and issuing of drawings for clients using AutoCAD. It is essential that you be committed to help to develop and support the members of your team.

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking an experienced, senior level CAD Technician, both technically strong and possessing natural people skills. You will be able to inspire, lead and mentor others in the team and will lead by example. With a strong civil engineering CAD background you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Around 10 or more years’ experience of civil infrastructure related draughting and documentation.

  • Proven people leadership skills.

  • Highly organised and self-motivated.

  • Experienced AutoCAD user.

  • Good Microsoft Excel skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the New Zealand Market.

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.