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CAD Technician - Transportation

  • Job reference: NA-002357
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Henderson
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.
 
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have 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 team in Henderson, Nevada as a CAD Technician - Transportation.
 
The ideal candidate has a background on Highway, Roadway, Drainage and Construction Design.
 
Major Function / Role:
 
  • Under supervision, provides proficiency in computer-assisted drafting & design to support the Highway and Roadway technical services of the company.
 
Job Duties:
 
  • Uses CAD system to enter the required data, such as precise measurements and commands, in order to generate Highway and Roadway 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 file.
  • 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 of drawing. Operates plotter to transfer developed drawings to an appropriate medium.
  •  May diagnose and correct equipment problems and assist in training lower level technicians and/or other personnel wishing to learn to operate CAD equipment.
  • Provides technical assistance in troubleshooting CAD equipment and assist in training inexperienced CAD personnel.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
 


Education And Experience:
 
  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus eight years related experience OR an Associate’s Degree in a related technical field plus six years related experience is required.
 
Special Skills:
 
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications; good math and CAD skills required.
 
Professional Registrations:
 
  • None.
 
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:
 
 
 

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