AECOM CAD Manager (Dams & Mining) in Denver, Colorado
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Job Description Summary
AECOM’s Water Business Line is seeking a creative and highly motivated CAD Manager specializing in grading and earthwork design for immediate employment. This is a technical and leadership role working with engineers and project managers on a variety of projects within the Dams, Mining and Water Resources markets. Candidates can expect a diverse set of project challenges focused on heavy civil grading for large mines, dams, access roads and stormwater management.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for interdisciplinary collaboration in leading civil design, producing custom solutions, mentoring mid-level and junior staff, and developing calculations, drawings, reports, and specifications for the civil design work on exciting and complex projects.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Extensive experience with Autodesk Civil 3D through release 2022, with an emphasis on complex and advanced surface modeling capabilities.
Ability to take general direction and simple sketches from engineers to then develop design criteria and progress through all stages of design.
Dams – Grading design and surface modeling for earth-fill, rockfill, conventional concrete and RCC embankments, quarries, spillways, outlet works, foundations and drains.
Mining- Grading design, surface modeling and site development for tailing storage facilities, embankments, seepage ponds, utility corridors, waste rock piles, buttresses, ring dikes, underdrains, closure plans, and instrumentation and monitoring.
Civil/Site- Site development, access roads, drainage channels, jurisdictional and non-jurisdictional dams, slope stabilization, retaining walls, detention ponds, land development, surface drainage, and stream restoration.
Prepare detailed calculation packages for earthwork quantities, reservoir storage capacity, and tailing storage.
Ability to process a variety of data sources to build existing base surfaces from LiDAR, survey points, breaklines, DEMs, and contours.
Detailed understanding of coordinate systems and the ability to transform data from one system to another.
Data management of survey and client data through the project life cycle.
Meeting with clients for project kickoff, ongoing design review, and project close out.
Works under limited supervision.
Performs both routine and non-routine, complex design assignments that require judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations.
Field and survey experience a plus.
Responsible for providing leadership and direction of specific CAD technologies assigned to the project team.
Leads the performance of investigations, studies, and the development of designs for a variety of large and complex infrastructure projects with a focus on Dams and Mining.
Prepare and effectively present technical and comprehensive reports verbally and in writing.
Help manage the West Water CAD standards site.
Responsible for continuous review of the CAD Process and providing improvements and enhancements.
Leads an effective Design team realizing the maximum potential of individual and group capabilities
Develops and maintains process documentation including standards, guidelines and procedures that serve to continually improve design system effectiveness
Lead the transition of the CAD team to a fully 3D environment
Lead and provide training in 3D modelling to project design and CAD teams.
- Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation in Colorado will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $130,000
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Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology
Work Location Model: Hybrid