1+ months

Senior CADD Manager

Chicago, IL 60602
Based in the Chicago office, be involved in projects within our Central Region and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Work with a company that values work-life balance and flexible work environments that allow employees to be as effective as they can in today's changing workplace.
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 a Senior CADD Manager for our Chicago, Illinois office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates all CADD related activities of teams to meet project deadlines and budgets.
  • Enforces and is responsible for all CADD drawings/graphics generated by staff.
  • Determines and defines standards and methods of performance measurement of CADD usage on projects.
  • Monitors CADD productivity of CADD staff/users.
  • Selects, deploys, and supports hardware/software for CADD staff use.
  • Maintains CADD system including CADD software and complementary design software.
  • Lead efforts to explore and advance the use of 3D digital delivery on projects.
  • As needed plan production including CADD drawing setup, plotting, and design.
  • Drafts and prepares engineering plans and exhibits from field data, sketches, drawings, raw data, diagrams and/or verbal/written instructions
  • Independently maintains accuracy, quality, completeness and schedule on work assignments
  • Serves as the CADD task leader
  • Deliver engineering CADD production using current or appropriate CADD procedures, practices and standards.
  • Is Proficient in latest versions of Microstation/OpenRoads/AutoCAD/Civil3D
  • Performs complex project CADD tasks and assignments
  • Cross-trains with engineering and CADD staff;
  • Assist other engineers and CADD staff in work production, as needed.
  • Experience in working with architectural or engineering firms to ensure drawing files meet client design standards
  • Knowledge of managing CADD hardware and software systems
  • Knowledge of establishing templates, block libraries, layering standards, and tool palettes
  • Plan and manage the work plans of a CADD project team
  • Provide guidance and direction to CADD team to ensure operational and technical excellence
  • Lead a team in developing and maintaining CADD design standards and procedures
Talent is the essence 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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in CADD-related field (or equivalent working knowledge/experience).
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the Civil Engineering field.
  • Capable of supervising the activities of all CADD graphics and design programming personnel for a major project, or small department.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct experience with CADD environments for our Chicago Metro Area state, county, and city clients.
  • METRA Station and Facilties experiance
  • Strong experience with using design software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, GEOPAK, Inroads, Open Roads.
  • Understanding of Windows Network and ProjectWise Cloud based network operations, environments and libraries required for the support of theses platforms.
  • Ability to teach and coach the use of design and document management software to users of varying levels of expertise, improving overall company proficiencies.
  • Proficient experience in Autodesk products and interoperability with Bentley products.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s 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.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2021-01-26 Expires: 2021-05-20

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