AECOM Candidate Technician (Mechanical - Water) in Centurion, South Africa
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The Candidate Technician performs elementary technical tasks in Civil engineering production field.
Assist with preparation of general infrastructure designs, drafting, bills of quantities, contract documentation and tender evaluation, administration of construction contracts and ad-hoc site supervision.
Routine/repeated tasks accomplished within assistance.
Receives guidance or direction from others with limited discretion to vary from established procedures.
Contributes by performing routine, structure work assignments in specific job function, expanding complexity of tasks performed.
Follow standard operating procedures/methodologies, using them to solve routine or standard problems. Identifies problems in existing procedures.
General proficiency with tools, systems and procedures required for role.
May need continued support on some technical issues.
Conducts engineering design drafting under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Creates designs, basic calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems and for drafting.
Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision. Lower order mechanical/civil engineering design on water related projects.
Drafting including 3D design capabilities using Revit 3D and Civil 3D.
Experience on Plant 3D and Inventor would be favorable and exposure to BIM level 2 competence.
Experience in water related infrastructure is preferred (Pump stations, Water and Wastewater Treatment Works, Pipelines etc.)
Applies experiences and skills to complete assigned tasks within area of expertise:
An intermediate user in Autodesk Revit Software (Buildings) / Autodesk Civil 3D (Civils) / Revit / Plant 3D, or similar, who can draw/model with limited supervision having the ability to create content within a specific discipline. Must also be an intermediate user in other core discipline specific software.
2-3 Years' experience after obtainment of Qualification
National Diploma (3 yrs)
Registered as a Candidate Technician with ECSA
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid