AECOM Senior CAD Designer (Dams & Mining) in Denver, Colorado
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AECOM is seeking a Senior CAD Designer to be based in Denver, Colorado; Oakland, California; or Sacramento, California. In this role you'll have the opportunity to lead work on a variety of projects including but not limited to: expansions of tailings facilities; conceptual designs of a spillway upgrade/retrofit alternative; hydro-pumped storage projects; storm water mediation, seepage water detention, and more.
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.
- Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Preferred Qualifications :
Strong technical progression within civil engineering and design.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.
Experience with the following software:Civil3d; BIM360; ProjectWise; Microsoft Excel; Google Earth; NavisWorks; ESRI GIS, Blue Marble Global Mapper or other GIS application; InfraWorks; Vehicle Tracking; ReCap; MicroStation OpenRoads, OpenGround, GeoPak; and Revit
- Exempt Position: The offered rate of compensation in Colorado will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $125,000
- 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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan..
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You will have 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.
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Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology
Work Location Model: Hybrid