AECOM Senior CAD Technician in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

The AECOM Water business has an immediate requirement for a Senior CAD Technician to join our Caledonia Water Alliance team in Stepps (Glasgow). The requirement is for a Senior Technician with experience in contributing within an integrated multi-disciplinary team delivering services for the water industry on water projects for the municipal and industrial sectors.

The successful candidate will be an experienced CAD technician specifically with Autodesk Civils 3D and will have extensive experience on a variety of projects. You will have a proven level of experience of delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of models and drawings, ensuring that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and to teach others.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to deliver a high standard of CAD design outputs to support the team to deliver the detailed designs of potable water mains and networks for a challenging framework of projects.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic and growing team driving project delivery through innovation and sustainable solutions, then we are interested in hearing from you.


  • Preparation of Civil 3D presentation and model files

  • Preparation of CAD deliverables for multiple projects to completion within budget

  • Effectively manage own time across multiple projects and undertake CAD duties unsupervised

  • Attend and contribute to design team meetings

  • Advise and mentor junior CAD colleagues

  • Comply with quality policies for project delivery

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum post qualification experience in the AEC industry, specifically water and pumping stations

  • Experienced user of both Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Civil 3D essential, including pipeline design, earthworks, road designs

  • Working knowledge of CIC BIM Protocol, BS 1192 and related standards

  • ProjectWise knowledge would be an advantage although not essential

  • Ability to work on own initiative as an experienced CAD operator, in conjunction with civil and structural design engineers.

  • A good team player confident to liaise with other staff locally and across the global business

  • Able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills, and have the ability to interface effectively with external stakeholders.

  • An understanding of industry standards

  • Extensive experience of water based civil engineering projects.

  • Commitment to continued professional development

Preferred Qualifications

  • HNC (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering; or HNC CAD with experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201781BR

Clearance Required No

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.