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Civil CADD Technician

Civil CADD Technician

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Portland Design Center is seeking a CADD technician specializing in Civil / Environmental design.  The Portland Design Center is a multi-disciplinary engineering / architecture team with 75 engineers, architects, surveyors, designers and support staff.  Wood offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US from the relaxed environment of a small, vibrant city.


Projects include design and design-build for environmental / remediation, industrial, commercial, federal and institutional facilities and energy engineering.


Key Qualifications / Responsibilities


  • Work within multidiscipline design teams on wide variety of civil, civil / environmental and A / E projects, including site development, infrastructure, landfills, stream restoration, soil and groundwater remediation
  • Civil CAD / Design and CAD support relative to grading, infrastructure and stormwater design
  • Understanding of erosion and sediment control and stormwater design
  • Preparation of civil / environmental engineering construction and permitting drawings
  • Develop surface models, pipe networks and earthwork quantities using AutoCAD Civil3D
  • Understanding of coordinate geometry and land surveying
  • Drawing production and engineering support of documents for local, state and federal permits
  • Interact with coworkers, project teams and coordination with remote offices
  • Conduct work in a professional and ethical manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Implementation of varying client CAD standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong work ethic

Skills / Qualifications

  • AA degree, technical diploma or vocational training and 5+ years of experience preferred
  • Entry level candidates with some exposure to following requirements will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated advanced AutoCAD skills
  • Ability to prepare design engineering drawings and management digital files associated with CAD / Civil 3d
  • AutoCAD Civil3D knowledge and experience
  • Must be fluent in the latest versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3d
  • Experience in Bentley Microstation is value added
  • Experience in GIS is value added
  • Demonstrated project setup skills and familiarity with standard industry practices
  • 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
  • Drafting / CAD knowledge of other disciplines is a plus, i.e. Architecture, Civil, Structural
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and prepare construction drawings, understanding of technical specifications is value added
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and additional support tasks
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if / as required
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy.

Physical Demands

  • Majority of work is completed in office / administrative environment, may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and / or a negligible amount of force frequently to move objects, including the human body.
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision and normal auditory function.

License / Certification Requirements

  • AA degree, technical diploma or vocational training and 5+ years of experience

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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