AECOM CAD Specialist III - Civil in Denver, Colorado
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AECOM is seeking a Civil Specialist III to be based in the following locations: Denver CO, Glenwood Springs CO, Albuquerque NM, Murray UT, or Phoenix, AZ. This is a technical 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.
AECOM is recognized across the globe as a premier provider of consulting services and includes industry experts that are willing to work with and train staff. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed. We operate in a fast-paced, client driven environment, solving new problems every day. It is a great work environment for those who value creativity, hard work, and enjoy being challenged. There are many opportunities within our company to grow.
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.
Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or Associate's Degree (US) and 6+ years or relevant experience or
Diploma/Certificate (Canada) and 6+ years of relevant experience or High School/GED and 8+ years of relevant experience
Ten (10+) years of relevant experience
Proficient with these software programs Civil3d, BIM360, ProjectWise, Microsoft Excel, Google Earth, Navisworks, ESRI GIS, Blue Marble Global Mapper or other GIS application.
Strong technical progression within civil engineering and design.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.
Some experience with these software programs a plus: InfraWorks, Vehicle Tracking, ReCap, MicroStation, OpenRoads, OpenGround, GeoPak and Revit.
Relocation assistance is not available for this role.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $70,000 - $90,000 annual.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
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: West
Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology