Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Lead CAD Designer to join our team in Wichita, KS. Wood is a global, top - ranked ENR design firm looking to grow its Kansas operation and seeks a talented CAD professional to join its team. Wood’s Wichita Office is a multi - discipline engineering / environmental team of 10+ staff, located in one of the most affordable cities in the US.
First and foremost, the candidate must be proficient in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D and possess experience on civil infrastructure design projects to prepare construction drawings for the water / wastewater group. This includes knowledge of surfaces, profiles, and pipe networks. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with engineers on a variety of infrastructure projects, including drainage / flood control and environmental projects.
The candidate will be responsible for all CAD plan production out of the Kansas operation, working with and assigning various tasks to Junior CAD drafters and Engineers as workload increases. The candidate must be able to clearly communicate with other members of the CAD team and provide training as necessary to ensure consistent and quality deliverables.
The candidate will improve means and methods for delivery of its contract documents. This includes developing and improving existing CAD standards, quality control, delivery, presentation and efficient execution for all phases of a project from concept to project closeout.
The selected candidate will lead the multi - disciplined engineering CAD design department providing engineering contract drawings and models for construction. The selected candidate will also be essential in developing efficient administration of the CAD system, files, and standards. The Candidate will assign the work of the department’s drafters.
Support water and wastewater projects and other civil infrastructure projects
Ability to effectively develop and implement CAD standards and drafting uniformity with staff
Design or redesign drawings from general written or verbal specifications from engineers
Troubleshoot and resolve problems with existing drawings and make corrections as requested by the engineer
Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions or graphic - based presentations
Maintain database of design records for future reference
Skills / Qualifications
5 - 10 years + of experience preparing design drawings (using Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D) related to civil or municipal projects
Experience with mentoring and training junior staff
Strong organizational and communication skills
Demonstrates personal initiative, diligence, responsibility, leadership and flexibility
Familiarity with local design standards
Degree in drafting / CAD technology or similar preferred
Ability to read and understand both 2D and 3D drawings
Experience in content creation for AutoCAD such as, annotative blocks, lisp, template files, C3D styles, and custom plotting parameters
Knowledge or understanding the principals of surveying helpful such as ground to grid transformations
Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) platforms and conversion capabilities
Willingness to meet demanding deadlines
Must pass drug test and background check
Diversity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes 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, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2020-74540
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 over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com