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AECOM CAD Drafter in Hamilton, New Zealand

Job Summary

Due to a strong pipeline of work and many exciting projects and opportunities across Waikato / Bay of Plenty regions, we are excited to be growing our team here in Hamilton. The primary focus of the role is to carry out CAD for civil infrastructure projects, especially transportation and three-waters (civil). The role will be responsible for the delivery of all aspects of drawing production and CAD management where required, and includes drawing and drawing number set up, general CAD in coordination with the wider project delivery group, manage assigned budgets and timelines of tasks assigned to the role. The role includes the responsibility to coordinate design outputs with other disciplines to generate complete packages of deliverables.


  • Undertakes technical drawing and drawing production using AutoCAD and other design tools such as AutoTURN.

  • Deliver accurate and timely CAD drawings to agreed deadlines, standards (industry and project), and following instruction, tasks, or the project plan.

  • Contributes to a complete and integrated set of CAD drawings by working cooperatively with team members or design contributors.

  • Identifies improvements to enhance our service to clients.

  • Keeps abreast of current industry issues and best practice related to the responsibilities of the role.

  • Takes personal responsibility and ownership for the delivery of tasks.

  • Be responsible for self-checking and verification of drawing production to ensure delivery of quality project documentation.

  • Contributes to client satisfaction through being responsive, timely and effective in all deliverables and communication.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years’ relevant experience.

  • Has the ability to plan and set up drawings and numbers for design layouts.

  • Working knowledge of standard draughting practices.

  • Demonstrated experience in CAD drafting and meeting delivery requirements.

  • Good understanding of AutoCAD and a broader understanding of all the Autodesk suite of tools.

  • The ability to use other packages like vehicle tracking software, etc. is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification is a benefit.

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271650BR

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.