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Bridge CAD Designer

at Jacobs

Posted: 2/25/2019
Job Reference #: BIA0003XN
Keywords: design

Job Description

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary:
Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice therefore we have a need for a designer/drafter to assist on several of our structural engineering projects. Prepares engineering drawings of plans, elevations, cross sections and details of bridge structures from rough sketches and/or from general engineering design information according to established standards and procedures.
•Performs design/drafting assignments, requiring advanced working knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices and techniques.
•Works collaboratively in a team environment with other CAD Technicians and Engineers with minimal supervision.
•Actively promotes and contributes to the successful completion of projects from initial concept, through the planning process to implementation.
•Assumes responsibility and meets or exceeds deliverable deadlines for own portion of the project scope, schedule and budget.
•Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
•Performs other duties as required.

•Associates Degree or Certificate in CADD is required
•A minimum of 4 years CAD experience in Microstation and Geopak.
•Must have ability to setup projects in CAD and develop project standards as needed.
•Experience with Projectwise is required.
•Experience with InRoads / OpenRoads is preferred but not required.
•Experience developing full structural bridge plan sets and details is required.
•Familiarity with TxDOT Bridge Detailing Guide and other TxDOT CAD production standards is a plus.
•Experience in transportation project plan development a plus.
•Experience with 3D detailing is a plus.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.
•Mentors less experienced CADD personnel and freely offers advice/knowledge.
•Enjoys working as a team player with other CAD personnel and engineers.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.