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AECOM Hydraulics & Drainage CAD Technician in Madrid, Spain

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

About Enterprise Capabilities.

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania and the Philippines, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a CAD Technician for Civil Infrastructure designs of a wide variety of projects, including, but not limited to roadways, railways, drainage, stormwater, sewer, pipe networks, etc. to join our busy and expanding experienced team. The team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of projects. Our group has an established track record of successfully delivering civil engineering design for many years, throughout the USA and Australia, not to mention Canada or the Middle East. You may have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic Transportation and Water projects, being part of a diverse and multicultural team. It can be a great opportunity for a CAD Technician that wants to boost his/her professional career on Civil Infrastructure drafting on an international environment, with a great opportunity to learn new Digital software platforms.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Analyzes and adheres to the project CAD standards.

  • Prepares finished design drawings from sketches, notes and layout details in CAD 2D and 3D.

  • Works in engineering project collaboration software platforms (i.e., ProjectWise, BIM360).

  • Self-checks drawings for quality assurance, following the QAQC procedure in force in the project.

  • Works in a team-based environment that involves coordination with colleagues based in different offices.

  • Performs the responsibilities under limited supervision.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and personal resilience to working to strict timelines/different styles of leadership.


Minimum Requirements

  • +5 years of experience working as CAD Technician on Hydraulics and Drainage projects.

  • Expert in the use of CAD software (preferable AutoCAD and/or MicroStation). Software accreditation will be considered favorable.

  • Working experience in modelling using Autodesk Civil 3D or Bentley OpenRoads Designer will be considered favorable.

  • Experienced using common data environments Autodesk Construction Cloud (BIM360) and Bentley ProjectWise.

  • Communicative level of English (oral and written).

  • Experience working for Transport Authority clients in the USA, Canada and Australia will be considered favorable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certificated in a drafting technology Institute, Technical or similar Professional Education or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102430

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid