AutoCAD Civil 3D Drafter
Wood PLC

Novi, Michigan

Posted in Engineering


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Job Info


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Civil 3D Drafter with computer aided design (CAD) experience in 2D and 3D environmental remediation and civil design drafting using AutoCAD software for their Novi, Michigan office. The primary focus of the position will be to prepare construction and investigation drawings for groundwater, soil, and sediment remediation and investigation projects.

Responsibilities will include preparing technical drawings encompassing civil/structural engineering disciplines, performing volume calculations, and producing quantity tables under the direction of an engineer. Other work for the position may include mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, process and instrumentation drawings, and opportunities to work on design elements of a project.

Skills / Qualifications

Performs routine office assignments (technical and non-technical); receives instructions on objectives, complex features, and possible solutions; receives nominal supervision and review of work.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform routine tasks requiring thorough knowledge of CAD standards, practices and techniques to create designs and layouts for review and use by engineers, other technicians, scientists and clients and customers
  • Design or redesign complex layouts and drawings from general written or verbal specifications and communicate results to the project team in a timely fashion
  • Work with project team to investigate and resolve problems with existing designs and make corrections to the drawings as requested by the senior staff in a timely fashion
  • Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D on a routine basis
  • Self-check own work to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter, and be detail-oriented
  • Contribute in design reviews and improve job efficiencies
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively under deadlines and budgets
  • Work in a team setting and other Amec Foster Wheeler Offices
  • Work safely, follow company safety standards, maintain permits and training certificates
  • Manage multiple CAD projects at one time

Basic/ Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Associates degree in drafting/CAD technology and 4 years' of CAD drafting experience, or 8 to 10 years' of CAD drafting experience
  • Environmental engineering drafting experience preferred
  • Ability to work with and take direction from Engineers, Geologists, Scientists, and Project Managers
  • Advanced AutoCAD skills
  • Ability to prepare design engineering drawings and management digital files associated with CAD
  • AutoCAD Civil3D knowledge and experience
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and prepare construction drawings
  • Knowledge and understanding of coordinate geometry and land surveying
  • Proven ability to read and understand both 2D and 3D drawings
  • Proficiency in CAD industry standard skills including starting a new drawing from a template, plotting, sheet sets, creating and modifying title blocks, managing layers, creating and utilizing tool palettes, working with external references, adhering to engineering scales and matching scales to known dimensions, controlling the appearance of text and dimensions, managing multiple viewports, and creating blocks.
  • Ability to work with and take direction from Architects, Engineers and Project Managers
  • Must be familiar with National CAD standards and implement them on projects
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written and organizational abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Drafting/CAD knowledge of other disciplines is a plus, i.e. Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural
  • Experience with river restoration and sediment remediation design is a plus
  • Experience in GIS is a plus
  • Understanding of technical construction specifications is a plus

Physical Demands
  • Office work with computer


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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