1+ months

3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Modeler

Dahlgren, VA 22448

United States of America - Virginia, Dahlgren

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an mid level 3D computer-aided design (CAD) Modeler whose core function will be to generate and maintain 3-dimensional CAD models of U.S. Navy ships and other structures. The position will be located at Dahlgren, VA.

This individual will be a member of the team including mid-level and senior CAD and engineering personnel responsible for providing 3D CAD support to naval topside design efforts. CAD models will be used by Integrated Topside Design (ITD), Total Ship Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (TSE3), and Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) teams to design effective and efficient ship topside features (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 a plus. The tasks performed require demonstrated proficiency in 3-D parametric CAD software use and CAD 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. The candidate will be responsible for importing existing CAD models into Autodesk Inventor, creating new models in Inventor, and making updates to existing models in Inventor.

The candidate 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 candidate will be responsible for maintaining/developing schedules to meet the needs of ITD team requesting CAD modeling services. Candidate must review and provide input for the management of Navy ship topside design standards, that the candidate will be expected to employee during the development of the 3D CAD models.


Minimum Requirements

  • At least five (5) years of experience performing parametric modeling, based on technical drawings or other sources, and using 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.

  • Either hold or eligible to obtain secret level clearance

  • 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

  • Must be a US Citizen to be considered.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 228657BR

Clearance Required Yes

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.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-27

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