Water/Wastewater CAD Technician in Tampa, FL at Ardurra

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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    Tampa, FL
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Job Description

Ardurra has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry. Ardurra prides itself on its reputation as an emerging leader in the engineering consulting business, and we understand that our reputation is wholly founded on the strength of the professionals that work hard every single day to serve our clients and our communities.  Ardurra was ranked #4 on Zweig Group’s prestigious Hot Firms List and #34 on its Best Firms to Work For in 2019!

Ardurra is seeking a Water/Wastewater CAD Technician/Designer to join our staff in Tampa, FL.

Primary Function

Candidate would use CAD equipment/software to provide support to engineers by preparing civil, environmental, and mechanical engineering drawings for construction. Specific drawing types would include routine plan layouts, profile and section views, detail drawings, mechanical pipe works and assemblies, display exhibits, sketches and schematic diagrams. Project types for which drawings would be developed include utilities construction (primarily water, wastewater, and reclaimed water) associated with civil development or municipal projects, civil/structural and mechanical improvements to treatment facilities or industrial projects, etc. Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for construction.

Primary Duties

  • Candidates should have a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology and construction drawings.
  • Candidate should possess mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations. The level of design decisions and responsibility required of the candidate will be based on their level of experience and familiarity with the type of project.
  • Calculations of material quantities, lengths, areas, etc. for preparation of cost estimates.
  • Determination of cut and fill required for site development.
  • Site visits (in the Tampa Bay local area) for data collection and dimensions.
  • Assistance with production development, including the printing and binding of plans packages.

Background Knowledge Requirements for Environmental Engineering CAD Position

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D.
    • Understanding of layer standards
    • Understanding of text fields
    • Understanding of grading/elevation with feature lines
    • Create offset profiles preferred
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2012 and/or Revit preferred.
  • Modeling proposed & existing grade surfaces preferred.
  • Knowledge of AutoDesk Pipe Network preferred.
  • Knowledge of AutoDesk Pressure Pipe networks preferred.

Requisition ID # 000058


Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Associate’s degree or equivalent in CADD, drafting or design or High School diploma.
  • 3 -5 years’ work experience in CADD, drafting, design or engineering consulting. Experience specifically on utilities-related engineering design/production is highly preferred.
  • Proficient in AutoDesk CADD platforms.
  • Technical Capacity / Ability to visualize civil, structural, and mechanical elements in 2-D viewpoints based on limited 3-D alternative views, and vice versa.
  • Great communications and collaboration skills.
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Ability to project the time required to meet goals, manage time available and prioritize production based on deadlines.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun.  We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home. 

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


Requisition ID# 000058