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CAD Specialist / Designer – Water Resources Department

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

CAD Specialist / Designer – Water Resources Department

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context


The Egis, BLN USA Inc. (Egis U.S.) water resources department is a leader in the field of water resources engineering, specializing in sustainable water management solutions. We are dedicated to creating innovative and environmentally conscious solutions to address water-related challenges. Our team of experts is committed to shaping a more resilient and sustainable future through cutting-edge engineering and design.


Egis U.S. is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the United States.  The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering design, environmental, construction observation, program and construction management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies.  We provide services for transportation, bridges, site development, environmental services, water/wastewater engineering and right of way engineering and services.

Job description


As a CAD Specialist specializing in water resources work at Egis U.S., you will play a crucial role in supporting our engineering and design teams to develop, modify, and optimize CAD drawings and designs for various water resource projects. Your attention to detail, technical proficiency, and knowledge of water resource engineering principles will be essential in contributing to the success of our projects.


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:


·         CAD Design: Create, modify, and maintain CAD drawings and plans related to water resource projects, including stormwater management systems, flood control, water distribution, and wastewater treatment facilities.

·         Data Collection: Collaborate with project managers and engineers to gather and organize project data, specifications, and design requirements to ensure accurate CAD representation.

·         Drafting Standards: Ensure that all CAD drawings adhere to company drafting standards, industry best practices, and relevant regulations.

·         Design Optimization: Collaborate with the engineering team to refine and optimize designs for water resource projects, ensuring cost-effectiveness and sustainability.

·         Quality Control: Review and perform quality checks on CAD drawings to identify and rectify errors or inconsistencies, maintaining high-quality standards.

·         Documentation: Maintain accurate records of CAD files, revisions, and project documentation.

·         Software Expertise: Stay up-to-date with the latest CAD software and technologies to enhance productivity and efficiency.

·         Team Collaboration: Collaborate closely with engineers, and other specialists to ensure seamless integration of CAD designs with project goals and objectives.

·         Compliance: Ensure that all CAD work complies with relevant industry codes, standards, and regulations.



Desired Skills:


·         Minimum of 2 years of relevant drafting experience.

·         Proficient in the use of AutoCAD 2018 through 2023, as well as specialized design software such as Civil 3D, Raster, Map and GIS applications.

·         Proficiency in CAD software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or similar) is required.

·         Strong knowledge of water resources engineering principles and practices.

·         Experience in drafting and design for water resource projects is highly desirable.

·         Attention to detail and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

·         Effective communication skills to convey design ideas and concepts.

·         Familiarity with GIS software and hydraulic modeling tools is a plus.

·         Knowledge of local and state regulations related to water resources is advantageous.

·         The ability to learn on the job.


*An affirmative action participant EOE M/F/D/V/SO*

Position location

Job location

America/Carribean, USA



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years