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CAD Technician - Infrastructure, Auckland

Civil Engineering
Australasia Region
AUC000057 Requisition #

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. 

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated CAD Technician to join our vibrant and enthusiastic Engineering team based in Auckland

About the role
As part of the NZ Infrastructure team, you will cover a broad range of skills relating to Civil/ Electrical/ Rail Design. Your previous experience will aim to enhance the team’s portfolio of skills and expertise in this area. 
This will include:

  • Delivering and developing the drafting tasks in order to meet client requirements for the documentation of various civil, electrical and/or rail infrastructure design; 
  • Participating and contributing as a member of the CSN (CAD Skills Network), providing support and feedback to the Arup Australasia CAD users through CSN (CSN is responsible for creation of the national CAD standards and upgrades to in-house CAD ‘add-on’ software; 
  • Undertaking 3D design modelling to the group; and
  • Assisting others with their work and ensure that deadlines are met.

About you
You will ideally have:

  • Recognised relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering or similar area; 
  • Relevant industry experience in Engineering/Drafting within a consulting business environment; 
  • Experience in the operation of software design tools including, but not limited to 12D, MicroStation or AutoCAD packages and basic scripting essential. Knowledge of Civil 3D, Revit, Navisworks, Tekla, Grasshopper, Dynamo helpful but not essential; and
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills and effective report writing. 

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.
We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

We’ve always been a purpose-led organisation. we are here to support each other, to do our best work possible and make our own special contribution. We’re here to shape a better world, and for us ‘better’ is all about creating a more sustainable future for the world.


If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click “Apply Now” to submit your online application.


Arup does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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