AECOM Drafter/Designer in Alice Springs, Australia

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Drafter/Designer

Australia - Northern Territory

Alice Springs

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Designer/Drafter to assist with one our projects based near Alice Springs. The Designer/Drafter interacts with many site personnel, client and contractors on a daily basis and reports to the Drafting Section Manager.

The selected candidate will prepare complete 2D and 3D AutoCad drawings using AutoDesk software in conformance with the requirements, applicable codes and design criteria established by the assigned Engineers;

  • Coordinate design and drafting work with all discipline groups (including engineers and managers) and other personnel on assigned projects;

  • Prepare 2D and 3D designs with limited supervision.

  • Prepare completed designs for review by engineering personnel; receive, review, format, and electronically file drawings supplied by outside engineers, vendors, clients and other groups;

  • Use electronic and hard copy information from other sources in compliance with established CAD standards to enhance project documents;

  • Receive engineering and design guidance and data from various discipline engineers and is responsible for timely completion of electronic and hard copy drawings and drawing packages;

  • Provide support to engineers by managing electronic AutoCad files, plotting project drawings, incorporating redline changes, and coordinating the release revisions;

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace and perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Maintain the accuracy of the facility's record drawings using AutoCAD 2012 or later. This task will include conducting building audits (regular, periodic audits conducted to ensure the facility record drawings align with real-world facility conditions), change capture (the integration of completed post-construction plans into the record drawings) standards adherence (directly auditing the record drawings to ensure dimensional consistency and layer standards across multiple disciplines) and database integration.

  • Additionally, the applicant will be required to utilize Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. and provide support to engineers and designers.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3 or more years of experience as an AutoCAD drafter.

  • Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS(PV) Security Clearance

  • Associates degree or Technical school training required.

  • Solid understanding of engineering/construction documentation.

  • Ability to work on regular/familiar tasks with limited supervision.

  • Ability to work on new/unfamiliar tasks with close supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated strong communications skills.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • A strong background in mechanical and electrical systems is required.

  • Ability to meet design and production threshold milestones.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering or Architectural degree preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185051BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.