AECOM 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Modeler in Dahlgren, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Dahlgren

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Modeler in Dahlgren, Virginia to generate and maintain 3-dimensional CAD models of United States Navy ships and other structures.

The CAD Modeler will be a member of the team including mid-level and senior-level CAD and engineering personnel responsible for providing 3D CAD support to naval topside design efforts. CAD models will be used by the Integrated Topside Design (ITD), Total Ship Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (TSE3), and Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) teams to design effective and efficient ship topside features to optimize equipment usage, minimize physical and electronic interference, ensure/enhance maintenance capabilities, and predict/resolve any topside mechanical interference issues.

Autodesk Inventor experience and proficiency is mandatory. Experience in Solid Works or CREO/Pro-E is also preferred. The tasks performed require demonstrated proficiency in 3-D parametric, CADparametric, and CAD software use and design standards. Duties require interaction in an office environment plus minimal travel to on-site surveys on U.S. Navy ships or other potentially remote sites. This employee will be responsible for importing existing CAD models into Autodesk Inventor, and creating new models and making updates to existing models in Inventor.

The employee will be expected to interact with ITD personnel to provide visual impacts of locations for antennas and other systems on ships, through updated drawings and model-based views of new and existing locations. The CAD Modeler will be responsible for maintaining and developing schedules to meet the needs of ITD team requesting CAD modeling services. Employee must review and provide input for the management of Navy ship topside design standards that the employee will be expected to complete during the development of the 3D CAD models.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a United States citizen.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance.

  • Vocational school or technical training beyond high school.

  • At least three (3) years of job-related experience performing parametric modeling that is based on technical drawings or other sources and utilization of one or more of the following: Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, Catia, or CREO/Pro-E with software versions later than 2013. The preferred CAD experience/knowledge set is Autodesk Inventor and at least one (1) year of experience is required.

  • Ability to provide CAD support to non-CAD topside engineers.

  • Strong communication and analytical skills required.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • CAD skill assessment may be required at interview.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of Autodesk Inventor experience version 2013 or newer.

  • Autodesk Vault client experience in a multi-user, collaborative environment.

  • Experience with CAD model assemblies with greater than 100 components.

  • Experience with Navy ship topside design standards.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop.

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193929BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.