Civil CAD Manager

  1. Cities & development, Project, programme & cost management, Security, aerospace & defence, Transportation
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 Orlando, FL Civil Engineering Group as a Civil CAD Manager.

This position may also reside in the following Atkins offices: Tampa FL, Miami FL, Tallahassee FL, Dallas TX, Austin TX, Houston TX, Nashville TN, Raleigh NC, Atlanta GA, and Calverton MD.


In coordination with technical manager, this role will serve as the CAD Manager for Atkins' JFK infrastructure project in New York City.

  • Coordinates tasks between technical professionals and computer-assisted drafting and design group.
  • Organizes and reviews schedules of tasks to establish priority of work assignments.
  • Determines needs for additional standards and symbols to meet specialized requirements of a particular project or to facilitate or improve CAD utilization.
  • Reviews work flow process to verify consistency of end product with CAD and project standards.
  • Diagnoses equipment and software problems and corrects or obtains technical assistance.
  • Monitors workload, staffing and equipment to help unit manager determine needs of the department.
  • Assists project managers to develop Project Control Plans that ensure all CAD related functions that may affect project quality and completion are identified to and provided for all project team personnel. These functions may include, but are not limited to software or hardware configurations, software tools and shortcut routines, or training of project personnel for CAD processes critical to individual projects.
  • Performs other such duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • Bachelor's degree in technical field or high school plus five years of specialized technical training, such as is obtained in a vocational or technical school.
  • Formal CAD training preferred.
  • Generally requires minimum twelve years of experience in a combination of technician, and/or CAD technician or designer positions, at least three years of which should have been working at a prior level within the firm.
  • May also require experience in the particular discipline supported.

  • Good technical judgment and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and to give work direction to others.
  • Expertise in CAD software required.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of troubleshooting and repairing CAD related problems that are both hardware & software related.
  • Should demonstrate some knowledge of the most current CAD software and hardware technology and how short-term technological advancements may impact current workflows.

  • None.

  • Must have Civil 3D expertise including pipe network, grading, and corridors.
  • Must be well versed in CAD standards.
  • Large multidiscipline project experience as a CAD Manager required.
  • Projectwise expertise required.
  • Able to work collaboratively with others, strong communicator/coordinator.
  • Ability to track and improve delivery processes.
  • Must be able to travel.

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.

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