AECOM Lead Municipal CADD Designer in Barrie, Ontario

Business Line Water

Position Title Lead Municipal CADD Designer

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented and energetic Lead CADD Designer for immediate employment in the Barrie office. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Municipal Designer who is seeking a role that allows them to apply their experience and provide a design leadership role. Working within the AECOM Water department, the designer will work with a multi-discipline team of Engineers and designers to deliver a variety of projects for water supply, waste water treatment, municipal servicing and private residential and commercial land development. The appropriately qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in design / construction and municipal servicing, roadwork and commercial/residential developments.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute significantly to the successful design, production, coordination and management of projects

  • Use of AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D to establish design objectives and deliverables

  • Performs routine, non-routine and complex design assignments

  • Effectively assist to manage projects on time and on budget with quality, meeting client expectations

  • Work closely with other discipline Engineers, Designers and Project Managers as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team

  • Actively involved with the preparation of project proposals by providing input on project tasks, feasibility, resources, costing and conceptual design

  • Client liaison and relationship management

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with QA/QC programs

  • Ensure that engineering deliverables comply with applicable regulations standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices

  • Assist with Environmental Assessments – project coordination and report writing for Municipal Class EAs

  • Assist with supervision and provide guidance/mentoring to technical design staff

  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and innovation

  • Comply with corporate safety goals and initiatives

  • Comply with corporate project management systems and protocols

Minimum Requirements

  • Technical or Associate’s degree

  • CET Designation

  • 9+ years of experience in CAD design /drafting

  • Experience using AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Roadway Rehabilitation, Storm, Sanitary and domestic water system design experience

  • Proven experience on a variety of engineering projects including civil site development, surface water, and water /wastewater infrastructure (including pumping stations and other treatment facilities) and transportation services

  • Experience in Field Surveying and Inspections in Municipal Infrastructure

  • Thorough knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position

  • Must have strong design and computer skills, enjoy self-directed learning, have an enthusiastic and energetic attitude towards solving problems, and take pride in their role in producing high quality deliverables for clients

  • Work effectively in teams under budget and schedule constraints

  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of Word and Excel

  • Must possess excellent organizational, communication and writing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with local teams as well as flexibility to work as part of inter-office teams

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

  • Strong interpersonal and technical skills with a good understanding of OPSS and OPSD

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure projects or water resources

  • Registered or eligible for the registration with OACETT as a Certified Technologist

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; effective report writing

  • Strong IT skills an asset

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 160477BR