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Civil CAD Designer II

  • Job reference: NA-001490
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Phoenix
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

The Atkins Civil Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Phoenix, AZ office as a Civil CAD Designer II.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
  • Under general supervision of the lead technical professional(s), provides a high degree of sophistication and expertise in the performance of varied and highly complex computer-assisted drafting and civil design work to support the technical services of the Phoenix office, as well as other offices around the country. 
  • Performs independent design work on civil infrastructure projects using Civil 3D CAD software.

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 as using mathematical formulas, interpreting semi-complex ordinances and specifications, and analyzing design requirements.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or equivalent technical discipline plus five years' experience, or Associate's degree plus a minimum of twelve years' progressive drafting and design experience, including at least four as a Designer, or HS diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of fifteen years progressive drafting and design experience, including at least seven as a Designer.
  • 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. 
  • Experience with Civil 3D, including pipe networks and corridors, a must. 
  • Experience with MicroStation a plus.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience with infrastructure design (e.g. waterlines, sanitary sewer lines, storm drains, roadways, retention facilities, etc.) required. 
  • Grading design experience, including determining earthwork quantities, a plus. 
  • Must be familiar with local design standards and requirements. 
  • Must be able to take direction from the lead technical professional(s) to prepare civil improvement plans and perform quantity takeoffs on a variety of civil engineering projects. 
  • Experience with ProjectWise a plus.

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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