CAD Designer (Water Infrastructure)

NA-003816
Henderson
  1. Water
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, NV office as a CAD Designer (Water Infrastructure).


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under general supervision, provides a high degree of sophistication and expertise in the performance of varied and highly complex computer-assisted drafting and design work to support the technical services of the company. Performs independent design work on CAD.


JOB DUTIES
  • Performs varied and highly complex computer-aided drafting and independent design work. Incumbents at this level regularly exercise judgment and exhibit a high degree of sophistication and expertise both in design work and equipment knowledge and utilization. Work involves analytical ability for handling technical details, such a using mathematical formulas, interpreting semi-complex ordinances and specifications, and analyzing design requirements.
  • Incumbents at this level are able to work from verbal or written specifications.
  • Uses CAD system to enter the required data, such as precise measurements and commands, in order to generate construction drawings, renderings, report graphics and other digital images.
  • Able to perform duties effectively in a “work share” environment between multiple offices involving multiple design disciplines over multiple time zones.
  • Prepares layouts, drawings and designs from detailed sketches and/or drawings made by technicians, designers or technical professionals, converting paper documents into computerized files.
  • Uses CAD to redesign, modify, or otherwise edit existing design.
  • Makes minor mathematical and engineering calculations.
  • Checks final drawing to verify completeness, clarity and accuracy of drawing.
  • Operates plotter to transfer developed digital drawings to an appropriate medium.
  • Adheres at all times to applicable CAD standards, requirements and procedures.
  • Performs field observations of construction where appropriate. 
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • College degree in related technical field. CAD training required. Generally requires minimum eight years of related experience in a combination of technician and/or CAD technician or designer positions. May also require experience in the particular discipline supported. Strong knowledge of sat and local codes and ordinances, design inputs codes and standards.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Excellent technical judgment and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and to give work direction to others. Strong math skill, manual dexterity and computer user skills required. Expertise in CAD production technologies required.
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications; good math skills and CAD skills preferred.
  • Potable water or wastewater infrastructure experience required.
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience with civil engineering projects required.
  • Ability to convert CAD files received from outside source(s) to in-house CAD standards required.
  • Ability to use survey data points to create a digital terrain model (DTM) required.
  • Ability to perform earthwork quantity takeoffs using Civil3D required.
  • Ability to perform quantity takeoffs of civil improvements required.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word, and Adobe Acrobat required.
  • ArcGIS and MicroStation experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data. 

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:
https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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