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Junior CAD Drafter / GIS Specialist

Junior CAD Drafter / GIS Specialist

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure currently has an opportunity available for a CAD Drafter / GIS Specialist in our Portland, OR office. Ideal candidate would possess experience in using Civil Engineering applications in AutoCAD Civil 3D and the ESRI suite of products including ArcGIS, ArcInfo, and ArcView. The most important specific experience would be with using AutoCAD Civil 3D.


Key Responsibilities

  • Will perform primarily civil drafting using AutoCAD including civil site layout, cut/fill volume analysis, stormwater, water, waste water, roads and streets
  • Prepares drawings and other report documents under direct supervision
  • Under close supervision, and according to established standards and procedures, performs detailing, redrawing, lettering, and tracing of elementary engineering drawings from given data
  • Produces finished artwork in the form of flow charts, schedules, organization charts, viewgraphs, site maps, cross sections as well as technical charts, graphs and logs
  • Prepares detailed drawings, working plans, and presentation graphics from notes, verbal instructions, and rough or detailed sketches
  • Makes basic engineering computations relative to layout and organization of project
  • Operating efficiently between CAD and GIS software for data conversions
  • Occasional fieldwork for project data collections

Skills / Qualifications

  • A.A. degree in related field or vocational training specializing in CAD Drafting or BS / BA degree in Geography, Environmental Science or related technical field
  • 2 years experience using AutoCAD ideally in civil, water, and utility drafting and ideally GIS related experience
  • AutoCAD training and experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficient in ESRI (ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, Visual Basic), Word, Excel, and Access a plus
  • A serious candidate for this challenging opportunity must be: a self-starter, require moderate supervision, work well under pressure, and perform to schedules and deadlines
  • Must possess good organizational, and oral and written communication skills
  • Must be consistent and highly accurate in their work
  • Adept in basic document and spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if required
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

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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