AECOM Structural CAD Designer in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150879BR

Position Title Structural CAD Designer

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Hunt Valley

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

AECOM is always seeking a highly motivated and experienced CAD Structural Designer for employment in the Hunt Valley, MD office. The successful candidate will work in our Bridge Design group and have the ability to be client-focused and work well in a team environment. If interested, please apply for consideration.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing assignments related to the development of contract plans and structural details for transportation structural design and rehabilitation projects

  • Working under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member and delegating work to other CADD staff

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical or Associate's degree or equivalent

  • 9+ years of experience in drafting/designing structural details with emphasis on steel and concrete bridges

  • Fundamental understanding of structural details in both steel and concrete bridge structures

  • Fundamental understanding of the layout and development of contract plans

  • Extensive experience with MicroStation

  • Attention to detail and quality

  • Able to develop details with minimal input from design staff

  • Forward thinking and motivated

  • Strong oral communication skills

  • Team oriented

  • MicroStation required/AutoCad

  • Experience in development of contract plans for transportation projects

  • Advanced skills using industry standard computer software (MicroStation, AutoCad, etc.) associated with the development of Bridge Structural Plans; in addition, knowledge of Excel, Word, ProjectWise, Acrobat, 3D modeling and other engineering production software is recommended for the position, as well as prior experience maintaining electronic project file organization and archives

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 years of experience in drafting/designing structural details with emphasis on steel and concrete bridges

  • Experienced in developing structural details for steel and concrete bridges

  • Able to supervise CAD technicians

  • Able/Willing to work with AutoCAD when needed

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.