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Job Information

AECOM Senior CAD/Microstation Technician - Electrical in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Due to an internal move, we have a new Senior Electrical CAD Technician position available in our Auckland office.

As a senior member of our CAD team, you will assist with drafting design input and technical support in the production of engineering drawings and documentation for small to large scale power projects. You will actively participate in, and contribute to, all technical aspects of small to major transmission & distribution projects, utilising your high attention to detail to review and verify drawings.

Our CAD Designers and Engineers work together in an open and collaborative environment. We have an inclusive and diverse team culture and offer ongoing opportunities for career progression.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with engineers to obtain precise information about work scope

  • Producing engineering design documentation for clients in Microstation and AutoCAD

  • Delivering designs for primary and secondary projects

  • Working on transmission and distribution, mechanical, structural and civil projects ranging from sub-stations to designing mechanical components for hydro power stations

  • Assisting and preparing proposals where required.

Minimum Requirements

We are looking for someone who is naturally passionate about technical design who can demonstrate the following:

  • Completed Engineering (NZCE) / CAD diploma

  • Minimum of 5 years’ electrical design experience

  • Self-motivated, practical and enthusiastic to learn and progress career

  • Proficient in Bentley Microstation and AutoCAD 3D

  • Good knowledge of drawing practices

  • Able to use Microsoft Office packages

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Team player

  • Revit knowledge would be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering degree or similar

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Power

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244743BR

Additional Locations NZ - Christchurch, NZ - Hamilton, NZ - Wellington

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.