IT & Telecomms Revit/Autocad Designer

GHD Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 2 months ago

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of technology, water, energy and urbanization.

Excellent opportunity for a REVIT, AutoCAD or BIM Specialist. Are you self-motivated, seeking to grow and work with leading professionals? Do you like working in a dynamic fast paced environment on high profile projects? This opportunity is for you. This opportunity is open to anyone near a GHD hub office in Northern Virginia.

This position will be responsible for developing designs using REVIT and AutoCAD for Telecommunications infrastructure systems and will work with the latest cutting edge software on high profile building projects.

No VISA sponsorship or support is available for this role at this time. No relocation assistance is provided for this role.

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Collaborate with other Telecom designers, engineers, architects and clients to convert information into a layout designs and drawings using REVIT and AutoCAD.

  • Use information received from various formats (Sketches, BIM Execution Plans, Architectural drawings, AutoCAD drawings, PDFs to develop design packages.)

  • Familiar with U.S. National CAD Standards.

  • Capable of translating project requirements into drawings that will be used by Engineers and Architects to build Systems

  • Good Communication skills required to interface with customers, engineers and designers.

  • Understand and operate according to project scope, specifications and design criteria within a project task team.

  • Understand and manage drawing workflow between engineering disciplines.

  • Share success and setbacks with fellow designers/drafters to ensure drawing accuracy and improve skill level.

  • Create 2D and 3D models of systems to support design initiatives by working with engineering team.

  • Participate in design coordination and clash detection correction sessions working with other contractors and architects

  • Develop model families (primarily Revit families) for general and project-specific needs

  • Work with other modelers, CAD Specialists and Designers to build/manage model databases, templates and standard procedures

  • Working towards your RCDD certification is huge plus. If you don't have an RCDD, GHD will pay to get you certified if you have the qualifications


  • Technical school or equivalent experience in REVIT, AutoCAD design in a commercial environment.

  • Working knowledge of construction field, reading blueprints and architectural drawings preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Complex problem solving ability required. Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced, group atmosphere.

  • Computer Aided Design for M/E/P construction or systems manufacturing a plus

  • Experience in developing BIM models for M/E/P construction a plus

  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel and Word)

  • Proficiency in Bluebeam and Adobe PDF tools

  • Provable experience building or maintaining model family libraries.

  • Knowledge of low voltage electrical systems and symbols as it applies to IT, Telecom, Security and AV systems

  • Design and layout of Telecommunications Systems infrastructure(Cabling, copper, fiber, telecommunication room configuration.

  • Generate Plan Drawings, Equipment Layouts, Details, and Schedules using REVIT / AutoCad for projects in various phases of design and construction according to industry standards.

  • Familiarity with BCSI, NFPA, and NEC projects experience desirable

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.



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