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Civil CAD Designer

  • Job reference: NA-001960
  • Sector: Urban Development
  • Location: Henderson
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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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 Henderson, NV Civil Group as a Civil CAD Designer.

Major Function/Role:
Provide design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering or architectural project(s) under the direction of an engineer. Incumbent to select and recommend design procedures, as well as prepare improvement plans in AutoCAD Civil 3D, for civil-related projects such as roadways, waterlines, sanitary sewer lines, storm drains, stormwater retention/detention facilities, and site grading/drainage.

Job Duties:
Work involves analytical ability to select and recommend design procedures, interpret complex ordinances and specifications, analyze design requirements and provide design solutions .Must be familiar with all aspects of preparing a set of improvement plans, including setting up sheets in Civil 3D, CAD layer management, "xreferencing", preparing cover sheets, general notes sheets, plan and profile sheets, preparing details, cutting crosssections, determining earthwork volumes, performing quantity takeoffs, and addressing agency and/or in-house review comments. May be asked from time-to-time to assist with CAD drafting of redlines for traffic control and street
lighting plans.


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.

Special Skills:
Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D required; Experience with ProjectWise and/or Blue Beam a plus. Good technical writing and communication skills a plus. Familiarity with City of Las Vegas and Clark County design requirements and standards a plus. Familiarity with ArcGIS and/or MS Project 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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