AECOM Electrical CAD Drafter, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158022BR

Position Title Electrical CAD Drafter, Abu Dhabi

Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking an Electrical CAD Drafter to be based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The role of CAD technicians will be specifically to produce 2D documentation for projects from Revit under the direction of the Discipline BIM Lead. CAD Technicians will also be responsible for providing access to 2D extracts from discipline project models for use by design and BIM team members for collaboration and as part of deliverables packages. CAD Technicians will also be responsible for the maintenance and distribution of project information to other team members, under the direct instruction of the Discipline BIM Lead.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with BIM Technicians to understand project BIM setup

  • Develop accurate 2D drawings from project BIMs, including sheet management tasks, annotations, dimensions, notes, and all visibility settings

  • Develop and distribute prints and exports for team coordination & final deliverables.

  • Strong experience in the use of AutoCAD . Experience with Revit , Navisworks or other BIM softwares a plus

  • High attention to detail in tasks performed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering or Architectural technician certificate or above.

  • Minimum 5 years of direct, discipline-specific project delivery experience

  • Middle East project delivery preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid technical background in the production of discipline-specific 2D design documents

  • Comfortable communicating on an informal basis with team members

  • Able to deal with stressful situations, such as project deadlines, resistance to change & other types of difficult situations

  • Enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment.

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.