AECOM Senior CAD Technician in Christchurch, New Zealand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143969BR

Position Title Senior CAD Technician

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Energy

Country New Zealand

State/Province/Region NZ - Christchurch

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 address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Senior CAD Technician to provide technical drawings for Energy and Industrial projects using AutoCAD 2D, AutoCAD Plant 3D and Navisworks.

Duties Include:

  • Deliver accurate and timely Electrical CAD drawings to agreed deadlines, standards (industry and project), and in accordance with the project plan

  • Contribute to a complete and integrated set of CAD drawings by working co-operatively with team members

  • Work with others to ensure resources are available to meet project needs

  • Monitor personal time and cost information and ensure project profitability

  • Regular engagement with clients

Minimum Requirements

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with a strong client focus who is able to demonstrate:

  • 10 years relevant technical experience in industrial and power plant electrical design drafting

  • CAD skills in documentation systems and processes

  • AutoCAD 2D, AutoCAD Plant 3D, Navisworks

  • Proficient on all Microsoft Office packages

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary technical qualification

  • Previous leadership and supervisory responsibility

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.