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Civil CAD Designer

  • Job reference: NA-002052
  • Sector: Construction, Urban Development
  • Location: Austin
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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 Austin, TX Civil Group as a Civil CAD Designer.

Major Function/Role:
Provide design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering projects.Will work under an engineer to select and recommend design procedures, as well as prepare improvement plans in AutoCAD and Civil 3D for civil-related projects such as school sites, commercial sites, roadways, parking lots,waterlines, sanitary sewer lines, storm drain facilities, and site grading/drainage. Must be familiar with all aspects of Civil 3D including setting up sheets, CAD layer management, x-referencing, creating DTMs, earthwork, pipe networks, and quantity takeoffs.

Job Duties:
Work involves analytical ability to select and recommend design procedures, interpret complex ordinances and specifications, analyze design requirements and provide design solutions. Job requires daily employment of AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and adherence to in-house CAD standard and procedures.

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 required; proficiency in Civil 3D strongly desired. Good technical writing and communication skills a plus, as well as familiarity with City of Austin and State of Texas design requirements and standards.Experience with GIS 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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