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CAD Designer

  1. Ft. Lauderdale
R-109419

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Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a CAD Designer to join our Fort Lauderdale, FL office.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis 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.

 Are you stuck at a company with no real opportunity or variety as a Civil CAD Designer?  We can help bring joy back into your career! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Civil CAD Designer to join the Ft. Lauderdale, FL team. This designer will directly support the Civil Engineering group and will be a critical team member for many of our site development projects.

Our Ft. Lauderdale Civil CAD Designers do it all – grading, site plans, roads, utilities, stormwater.  They work on local, state and national projects and even projects overseas.  These projects consist of commercial, residential, medical, theme park, mixed use, aviation, ports, federal (civilian and military) and municipal (city, county and state) project types and range in size from small, medium, and large size projects.  Projects could also include master planning, design-bid-build, and design-build projects.  Our Civil CAD Designers work on, and may travel to projects throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  They also work with other civil engineering groups in numerous offices across the US.  Come join AtkinsRéalis, where opportunities abound.

Our Fort Lauderdale office works on a variety of exciting projects for Federal agencies such as the, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), U.S Army; local and national clients such as Publix, City of Miami, Broward County, Broward County School District, Miami Dade County, Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD); State agencies such as South Florida Water Management District, Florida Turnpike Authority, Florida Department of Transportation,  and Florida Department of Environmental Protection; local municipalities; local school districts; local and national land developers; and many more clients too numerous to list.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Uses CAD systems to enter the required data, such as precise measurements and commands, in order to generate construction drawings, renderings, report graphics and other digital images.
  • Prepares complex layouts, drawings, and designs from written or verbal specifications or from rough or detailed sketches and/or drawings made by technicians, designers or technical professionals, converting paper documents into computerized files.
  • Produces various design options on the screen or in hard copy, following a designer's or technical professional's verbal instructions or ideas to assist in resolving a design concept not yet completely defined.
  • Uses CAD to redesign, modify, or otherwise edit existing design.
  • Makes minor mathematical calculations.
  • Checks final drawing to verify completeness, clarity, and accuracy.
  • Operates plotter to transfer developed drawings to an appropriate medium.
  • May diagnose and correct equipment problems and assist in the training of lower-level technicians and/or other personnel wishing to learn use of CAD equipment.
  • Provides technical assistance in troubleshooting CAD equipment and assist in training inexperienced CAD personnel.
  • Assist, maintain, and develop Office Wide and/or Group CAD Standards.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Follow company wide QA/QC protocols for development of documents.

What will you contribute?

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus eight years related experience, OR
  • Associates Degree in a related technical field plus six years related experience.
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications; good math and site civil CAD skills required.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.  MicroStation experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with 3D modeling with AutoCAD Civil 3D (grading, pipe networks, corridors, etc.) in order to produce plans and profiles for roadway and utilities.
  • Experience in civil site planning.
  • Experience with coordinating directly and/or attending Client meetings/conference calls.
  • Networking and collaboration.
  • Ability to deliver on time to meet project deadlines.
  • ARC GIS is a plus, but not required.
  • ProjectWise and Bluebeam knowledge and understanding is a plus, but not required.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

  • At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust compensation package which includes:
  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules (Hybrid Role)
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid parental leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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Preview

Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/24/2024

Summary

Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

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What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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by

Shailaja Mantha

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