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Senior Airport Civil3D CAD Designer

at Atkins

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Reference #: NA-003520
Keywords: design

Job Description

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. 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.

Atkins has 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 Nashville, TN Aviation Group as a Senior Airport Civil3D CAD Designer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Provides design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering or architectural project(s). Selects and recommends design procedures

JOB DUTIES
  • Typical duties may involve, depending on service, conceptual and final design of utilities, grading, pavement and drainage, electrical diagrams or mechanical details for structures or bridges, runway, taxiway, or roadway alignment, architectural details, sanitary sewer pump station, or water & sewer systems/treatment plan design, etc.
  • Researches, recommends and presents alternate design approaches based upon client request, governmental code requirements and other needs.
  • Performs and supervises designs utilizing CAD.
  • Coordinates, monitors and oversees design completion, permit applications, material quantities and cost estimates performed by junior designers and technicians.
  • Assists junior professionals in making design decisions.
  • May organize or direct field visits to collect data or resolve design conflicts.
  • May train less experienced junior professionals, designers and CAD technicians as required.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or equivalent technical discipline plus ten years' experience, or Associate's degree plus a minimum of fifteen years' progressive drafting and design experience, including at least seven as a Designer, or HS diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of twenty years progressive drafting and design experience, including at least ten as a Designer.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Proficiency in CAD required; good technical writing and communication skills.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • No professional registration is required; however, incumbent should be seeking applicable registration if movement onto the Engineering or Architecture career path is contemplated.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to create, visualize, and analyze Civil3D surface models is required.
  • Familiarity with modeling FAR Part 77 airport imaginary surfaces is preferred.
  • Proficiency with the guidelines for runway and taxiway geometry contained in FAA Advisory Circular 150/5300-13A Airport Design is preferred.
  • Familiarity with pipe network modeling in AutoCAD Civil3D is preferred.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil3D corridor modeling is preferred.

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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