CAD Drafter/GIS Specialist- Topeka, KS

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CAD Drafter/GIS Specialist- Topeka, KS

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
100 SE 9th Street Ste 400
Topeka, KS 66612

Phone Number: (864) 458-3780
Fax Number: (864) 458-3700
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Position Title: CAD Drafter / GIS Specialist
Location of Position: Topeka, KS
Job Description:
Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a CAD Drafter / GIS Specialist to supplement our current Topeka, KS office staff. Ideal candidate would possess experience in using Civil Engineering applications in AutoCAD Civil 3D and the ESRI suite of products including ArcGIS, ArcInfo, and ArcView. The most important specific experience would be with using AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Key Responsibilities

•Will perform primarily civil drafting using AutoCAD including civil site layout, stormwater, water, waste water, roads and streets; May also do some structural CAD drafting
•Will create high quality maps and data for reports to support FEMA floodplain mapping and other engineering projects using ESRI suite of products
•Prepares drawings and other report documents under direct supervision
•Under close supervision, and according to established standards and procedures, performs detailing, redrawing, lettering, and tracing of elementary engineering drawings from given data
•Produces finished artwork in the form of flow charts, schedules, organization charts, viewgraphs, site maps, cross sections as well as technical charts, graphs and logs
•Prepares detailed drawings, working plans, and presentation graphics from notes, verbal instructions, and rough or detailed sketches
•Makes basic engineering computations relative to layout and organization of project
•Operating efficiently between CAD and GIS software for data conversions
•Occasional fieldwork for project data collections
•Operates plotter to transfer developed drawings from disk or tape storage to reproducible medium

Skills / Qualifications
•A.A. degree in related field or vocational training specializing in CAD Drafting or BS / BA degree in Geography, Environmental Science or related technical field
•Experience using AutoCAD ideally in civil, water, and utility drafting and ideally GIS related experience
•AutoCAD training and experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D
•Proficient in ESRI (ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, Visual Basic), Word, Excel, and Access a plus
•A serious candidate for this challenging opportunity must be: a self-started, require moderate supervision, work well under pressure, perform to schedules and deadlines, possess a good sense of humor and enjoy work
•Must possess good organizational, and oral and written communication skills
•Must be consistent and highly accurate in their work
•Adept in basic document and spreadsheet applications
•Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
•Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours if required
•Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy
Physical Demands

•Office work with computer
•Occasional field work

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Plan
401K or other Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Sick Leave
Additional Benefits (Please see description below):
We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.
Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy
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.