Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Civil Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Portland, ME, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a Civil CADD Technician specializing in Civil/Environmental design to join our Portland Design Center.


The Portland Design Center is a multi-disciplinary engineering/architecture team with 75 engineers, architects, surveyors, designers and support staff. Amec Foster Wheeler offers the opportunity to work on technically challenging projects for a wide range of clients throughout the US from the relaxed environment of a small, vibrant city. Projects include design and design-build for environmental/remediation, industrial, commercial, federal and institutional facilities and energy engineering.

Key Responsibilities


  • Work within multidiscipline design teams on wide variety of civil, civil/environmental and A/E projects, including site development, infrastructure, landfills, stream restoration, soil and groundwater remediation
  • Civil CAD/Design and CAD support relative to grading, infrastructure and stormwater design
  • Preparation of civil/environmental engineering construction and permitting drawings
  • Develop surface models, pipe networks and earthwork quantities using AutoCAD Civil3D
  • Drawing production and engineering support of documents for local, state and federal permits
  • Implementation of varying client CAD standards
  • Interact with coworkers, project teams and coordination with remote offices
  • Conduct work in a professional and ethical manner
  • Willing to accept responsibility and additional support tasks

Skills / Qualifications

  • AA degree, technical diploma or vocational training
  • 5+ years of related experience preferred
  • Entry level candidates with some exposure to following requirements will also be considered
  • Demonstrated advanced AutoCAD skills
  • Ability to prepare design engineering drawings and management digital files associated with CAD/Civil 3D
  • AutoCAD Civil3D knowledge and experience
  • Understanding of erosion and sediment control and stormwater design
  • Understanding of coordinate geometry and land surveying
  • Must be fluent in the latest versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience in Bentley MicroStation is a plus
  • Experience in GIS is a plus
  • Demonstrated project setup skills and familiarity with standard industry practices
  • Ability to work with and take direction from Architects, Engineers and Project Managers
  • Must be familiar with National CAD standards and implement them on projects
  • Drafting/CAD knowledge of other disciplines is a plus, i.e. Architecture, Civil, Structural
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and prepare construction drawings, understanding of technical specifications is value added
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written and organizational abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if/as required
  • Valid drivers license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises 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, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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