AECOM Drafter/CAD Operator IV in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147117BR

Position Title Drafter/CAD Operator IV

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Virginia Beach

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 works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Develops and maintains detailed facility and network drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, for intermediate and final assemblies, repair of electronic components, and printed circuit boards.

Examines electrical and electronic schematics and supporting documents to develop, compute, and verify drafting data specifications such as configuration of parts, dimensions, and tolerances.

Prepares detailed drawings that include logical and physical views of computer system, facilities, networks, and mechanical assemblies.

Develops drawings from sketches, marked-up prints, layouts, and physical inspection.

Perform computer computations to evaluate and prepare field survey data for accuracy, quality, and completeness.

Maintains records and files on topographic, horizontal, and vertical control surveys.

Uses online configuration management system to archive and retrieve drawing and technical documents.

Interfaces with and provided direct support to the Engineering Team as required.

Maintains digital data in electronic format such as MS Visio, AutoCAD, Adobe Acrobat, MS Word files. Has the ability to organize and manage version control and document approval cycles from new and revised, to final reviewing and release of drawings and documentation. Archives digital data in electronic and hard copy formats as required.

Perform other duties as directed.

Minimum Requirements

Associate of Science or Arts Degree in Engineering, Drafting, Design, Graphic Arts, or related field; or High School Diploma and Graduate of an accredited technical or service school, to include electronics and drafting curriculum.

Four years drafting experience

Strong written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal skills

Proficiency with AutoCAD, MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat

Configuration Management Training

Quality Management and Safety Awareness Training

Working Knowledgeable of Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Publication Drawing standards, and Filing Systems.

Experience with ANSI Y14-2000 standards for technical drawings

Experience with configuration version control documentation and software programs

Ability to proficiently speak, read, and write English

Possess a valid state issued driver's license

Currently Hold, and be able to maintain a Secret DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Some experience with 3D design preferred

Preferred candidate will have an Information Technology background and be familiar with the interconnection of networks and communications systems.

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.