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AECOM Intermediate CAD Designer-Civil 3D in Kitchener, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Intermediate CAD Designer for immediate employment based in the Kitchener, Ontario office (hybrid role with flexible work options).

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work both independently and within a design team to prepare private infrastructure projects for residential subdivision and industrial/commercial developments. Specific tasks include design of new roads, upgrades/modifications to existing roads, design of infrastructure components such as sewage collection, water distribution, site grading, earthworks, and stormwater management.

  • Opportunity to lead and coordinate various site and land development projects

  • Attend project coordination meetings and liaison with various public and private stakeholders

  • Design of storm and sanitary sewers, water supply systems, roads, and site grading with creative emphasis to come up with design alternatives and propose value engineering

  • Support Contract Administration department as required including shop drawing reviews

  • Preparation of Letter of Credit (LC) calculations and subsequent letters including tracking all LC reductions

  • Design for municipal infrastructure including plans, profiles, sections, earthworks calculations and drawings using AutoCAD Civil 3D and BIM Software

  • Working on complex data sets in conjunction with other CAD and GIS technical staff

  • Assure that engineering related issues are promptly relayed to the Project Manager for action and follows up to assure timeliness of resolution efforts

  • Ensuring overall data quality and integrity

  • Assist with redlines/revisions for in-progress and completed designs.

  • Ability to effectively manage design time and coordination to deliver projects


Minimum Requirements

  • College accredited diploma plus 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Strong AutoCAD Civil 3D design experience including modelling of corridors, surfaces, and pipe networks with the ability to visualize and communicate using BIM models.

  • Demonstrated experience with complex designs including surface grading, road corridors, water and sewer pipe networks for land development projects including residential subdivisions and industrial/commercial site developments.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, contractors, and clients

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology

  • 4+ years of related experience

  • Experience using BIM360, ProjectWise, Microsoft Teams/ SharePoint or other document management software

  • Certified or eligible for certification as a C.E.T and a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10092514

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid