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AECOM Apprentice Technical Assistant (CAD Drafter) in Canberra, Australia

Job Summary

As an Apprentice Technical Assistant(CAD drafter), you will work as part of the Energy Digital Engineering team to assist with the delivery of projects within the energy authority sector and renewables industry. This role is a developmental opportunity where you will grow your skills base and acquire a more specialised understanding of drafting, design concepts and processes using BIM systems. This position is perfect if you are a motivated and keen individual with a welcoming and positive attitude.

As an Apprentice Technical Assistant, you will build skills and experience in:

  • Producing 2D design drawings, 3D models, visualisations, virtual reality scenes, big data analysis and GIS analytics

  • Developing excellent drawing and checking skills

  • Liaison with designers and project team engineers to ensure timely delivery of project outputs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Interest in gaining design knowledge through on-the-job experience

  • Strong interest in 3D modelling, 2D drawing extraction and digital technology

  • Eager to learn through on the job experience.

  • Strong problem solving and innovation

  • Enthusiastic, self-driven to project tasks

  • Have a positive mannerism towards team members

  • Thorough written and communication skills.

  • Basic proficiency in using CAD

  • Sound skills to use all Microsoft Office packages.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have completed or are about to complete an Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

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 Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266076BR

Additional Locations AU - Canberra, ACT

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.