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AECOM CAD Specialist II in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

AECOM is currently seeking to recruit a CAD Technician to join the Renewables and Energy Transition Team. You will be responsible for completing design analysis/ development and production of 2D/ 3D models to provide concept /detailed engineering solutions on projects within our energy business; typically, our projects are associated with the generation, storage, transmission and distribution of energy both in the UK and countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The role will require an individual to produce, review and check project deliverables so that they contain the necessary level of detail as required for: Pre-feasibility, concept, tender, estimation and detailed design / construction.

Provide CAD support and instruction to all engineers and draftspersons creating workflows methods and procedures where necessary.

Liaise with internal and external design teams.

Work independently using an already established understanding of civil engineering and best practices and be able to provide meaningful input to the design process.

Work in conjunction with engineers of multiple disciplines as part of the iterative design process.

Key Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience in producing construction details / technical drawings.

Key Leadership/People Management Skills:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a design team of varied experience.

  • Provide and receive candid and constructive feedback with team members.

Key Mental / Analytical Skills and Challenges:

  • Using the correct level of detail to suit / present the deliverables intent.

  • Understand where value can be added to the design in contrast to producing diminishing returns.

  • Ability to produce design outputs from engineering sketches, written, and verbal instruction.

Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Carry out earthwork design and analysis primarily with tracks / roads / intersections / laydown construction areas, volumes analysis and drainage.

  • Process, annotate, and present design data as project deliverables.

  • Document Control.

Additional Key Activities:

  • Operate CAD software for internal and external meetings and Presentations.

  • Process CAD data for use with other software platforms.

  • Adhere to Client and AECOM CAD standards during all CAD activities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Dynamic 3D models using AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Design drafting deliverables using AutoCAD.

  • Presentation material for project BIDs and design reviews.

  • Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience within civil engineering industries, such as Land Development, Transport (roads), Construction, Water (Dams, Spoil, and Hydrology), Waste (landfill), Mining, and Surveying.

  • Proficient user of AutoCAD Civil 3D within a live project environment

Candidates with no AutoCAD Civil 3D experience, but with extensive experience using 12D will be considered.

Experience of any of the following is also desirable but not essential:

  • Bentley MicroStation,

  • ProjectWise,

  • Infraworks 360

  • Recap 360

  • MX

  • 3D studio Max

  • Navisworks Manage,

  • Auto Tacking Vehicle Swept path analyses.

  • AutoPlant

  • 3D Solid modelling: Structural / Piping / Piping Isometrics

  • Drafting: Structural steel / Structural concrete

  • Drafting: Electrical

  • Understanding of UK BIM standards and workflows (PAS1192-2:2013)

Preferred Qualifications

  • HNC / HND, BSc, BEng, MSc, MEng:

  • Engineering, CAD related courses. (Civil Preferred)

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271554BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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