WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Aviation CADD Manager (ID# 37587) in Dallas, Texas

Aviation CADD Manager (ID# 37587) Dallas, TX

Category: Aviation

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 7 Required Education: High School Diploma

Job Description

The person who accepts the challenge of this position will be one to develop the standards to be used across the Aviation practice for development of deliverables to our most valued clients. Additionally, the ideal candidate for this position must possess exceptional leadership qualities in that they will be part of a wide-spread, diverse design team working on significant airport improvement projects across the country. We are seeking a truly dynamic, quality driven individual to be a part of a growing team that solves our clients’ most challenging problems and supports them in reaching their organizational objectives.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Aviation CADD Manager for our Dallas office. We are looking for a talented, self motivated, experience Senior CADD technician that has prior experience in Airport Design. The successful candidate would be capable of working independently where required, and also perform and/or oversee a variety of technical activities in support of the Aviation Design Team across the country. The ideal candidate will have experience in aviation, including a variety of landside and airside projects including rehabilitation and reconstruction of runways, taxiways and aprons; as well as airfield NAVAIDS.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares complex deliverables while working on multiple projects

  • Preparation of design plans and specifications per FAA Advisory Circulars and assist in the preparation of permitting, design and construction documents

  • Prepare and maintain CADD base drawings

  • Recommends minor design changes to Designers and/or engineers

  • Mentors less experienced, developing technical personnel

  • Works closely with Designers, Engineers, and Project Managers to obtain project information and ensure drawings are accurate and complete

  • May prepare cost and quantity estimates, and may perform design calculations

  • Communicates with other team members regarding project schedules and offers progress reports

  • Provide input regarding company graphic standards and procedures and Actively Participates in the Quality Control/Quality Assurance Process

  • Attend meetings with clients, regulatory agencies, and stakeholders to establish their needs and discuss design/permitting issues with them

Talent is the essential of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school graduate; preferred technical training with courses in computer-aided drafting or equivalent experience

  • 7-10 years of professional experience in use of CAD software for all aspects of site civil engineering for airport design, including grading and drainage design, utility design, etc.

  • Must have thorough understanding of FAA’s current advisory circulars and their application in airport layout and geometric design

  • Must have expert level knowledge of design tools such as AutoCAD Civil3D, Excel, and Word

  • Responsible for quality of work output

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior aviation design experience


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout their career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, you ready to get started?

WSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.