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California CAD Manager for Transportation

Company: Stantec
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

California CAD Manager for Transportation - ( 220003KB )
We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving-whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.
Your Opportunity
The role of the full-time California CAD Manager for Transportation is to work with discipline team leadership and project managers to continually monitor and improve overall drawing deliverable production standards and quality. The California CAD Manager for Transportation will perform a variety of tasks which may include CAD team leadership, quality control, management of templates / standards, teaching, supervisory duties, in addition to assisting with the preparation of deliverables for own projects across a variety of sectors such as roads, bridges, railroads, ports, airports, buildings, pipelines and other projects.
Your Key Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Design Discipline Leads, key responsibilities include:

  • Establish CAD standards, file structures, and work spaces for projects with internal and external sub consultant team members

  • Establishes work plans and cost / schedule estimates for delivery of conceptual and design CAD models and drawing deliverables

  • Oversees and coordinates CAD modelling / production team during development and production of these deliverables. This includes staff resource allocations & reallocations over the course of projects / pursuits.

  • Coordinates CAD modelling / production team with other disciplines / consultants / subconsultants during projects / pursuits.

  • Maintains communication with other CAD Manager / Discipline Leads within the organization to ensure consistent practices & standards and for resource collaboration discussions.

  • Coordinates, tracks and logs QA/QC and design decision related documentation for project deliverables - carefully following both Stantec and client quality requirements. This may include performing regular quality reviews of CAD models / drawings.

  • Conducts periodic CAD staff work assignment meetings and technical CAD workshops / sessions for CAD staff. Also, encourages other CAD staff to present CAD related topics at these meetings for good engagement.

  • Remains aware of new CAD technology, trends, tools and practices in the industry through reading technical articles and attending occasional workshops & seminars.

  • Regularly reviews and is familiar with CAD standards of both Stantec and Stantec's clients.

  • Responsible for managing and regularly maintaining a functional library of CAD standards documents, templates, sample drawings / details and other supporting files which correspond to Stantec's and clients' CAD standards.

  • Conducts standard supervisor responsibilities for CAD staff such as checking and approving time sheets, performing annual performance reviews, and establishing and reviewing annual CAD staff goal setting.

  • Assists with identifying and coordinating software training for CAD staff when required. This includes self-guided web based training as well as formal in class training.

  • Assists Stantec IT with monitoring CAD staff hardware and software inventory and advises CAD staff when new software updates and roll outs are required.

  • Occasionally develops new CAD standards - including guidelines documents, templates, sample drawings and supporting files - for new projects / pursuits. These may be similar to Stantec or client standards.

  • Occasionally maintains project CAD-related data on Stantec project servers or web based platforms over the course of projects / pursuits.

  • Oversees / coordinates final archiving of CAD, model and other design related documents / files at the completion of projects / pursuits.

  • Assists CAD staff with CAD file / model troubleshooting when required

  • Provides active mentoring to CAD staff within department.

  • Some travel may be required for project set ups within California

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • Effective communication skills and aptitude for leadership within the group.

    • Strong ability to effectively identify and discuss project issues within Project Teams and at times in front of Clients and stakeholders as required on a project-by-project basis.

    • Excellent time-management skills and ability to work independently.

    • Understanding of project scoping, task identification and resource assignments, scheduling, budgeting and efficient use of time and resources.

    • Willingness to provide mentoring and share technical knowledge with junior designers to support the growth and technical excellence of the team.

    • Thorough understanding of applicable design guidelines and codes for relevant jurisdictions. Caltrans experience required. California High Speed Rail experience a definite plus.

    • Ability and understanding to work with direct reports to set career goals and support progress to achieving them.

    • Strong understanding and proficiency in the use of relevant design software, which includes Microstation, AutoCAD, Civil3D, BIM360, Autoturn, OpenRoads and Open Rail. With good understanding of Navis Works (or similar visualization tools) and Revit.

    • Strong knowledge of rail and transit, highways, local roads, and utilities.

    • Strong eye for detail and understanding of quality management systems.

    • Proficient in managing in a ProjectWise environment

      Education and Experience

      • Engineering Design and Drafting Diploma, plus a minimum of 10 years of directly related project experience.

        Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
        This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
        Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others' talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
        Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):
        Salary Range(s):

        • $95,500 - $143,300 (CA, CO locations only)

          The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.
          Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
          Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
          Primary Location : United States-California-Walnut Creek
          Other Locations : United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-San Francisco
          Organization : BC-2073 Transpt-US Pacific
          Employee Status : Regular
          Job Level : Manager
          Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
          Schedule : Full-time
          Job Posting : Oct 14, 2022, 1:08:15 PM
          Req ID: 220003KB
          Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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