Civil 3D Modeler

Civil 3D Modeler

Empire Southwest LLC | Mesa, AZ, 85205, US
Salary Range:$56,000 – $83,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Requisition #: 22185

Shift : 1

Start Time : 8:00 am

End Time : 5:00 pm

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week)

Job Summary:

Create 3D machine control models and perform quantity takeoffs for heavy civil projects with a focus on earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, underground utilities, and other heavy civil or infrastructure projects. Collaborate with project management, lead engineers from all disciplines, and construction partners to ensure a well-coordinated, quality product.

Essential Functions:

* Review project specifications, drawings, and site conditions with the estimating team to understand the scope of work and required contents for cost estimates.
* Build 3D models from designer's electronic files and/or plans for machine control and site positioning systems.
* Create surfaces, profiles, boundaries, triangulation, break lines, grade breaks, contours, points, and layer standardization.
* Create deliverables for brand specific machine control and site positioning systems.
* Perform quantity takeoffs and create reports with graphical sections and profiles, cut-fill plan views, geo-referenced Google Earth reports, and quantities for requested site improvements.
* Perform ongoing reviews of structural models and drawings, checking for accuracy and completeness.

Additional Responsibilities:

* Calculate volumes, review take-off data/summaries, and mass haul diagrams to ensure quantities accurately reflect project requirements.
* Maintain files and working documents on TOPS network for operation and back-up.
* Seek additional sales opportunities for company and report those prospects to the appropriate parties.
* Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in the employee handbook.
* Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.
* Demonstrate a willingness to learn.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to read construction plans, interpret engineering drawings, and understand civil construction terms.
* Thorough knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil/structural work standards and practices
* Knowledge of various design software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, Carlson Civil, Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center-HCE, Office3D, and/or other 2D and 3D CAD/visualization applications.
* Knowledge of basic spreadsheet, database, word processing programs and basic computer operations.
* Must have an understanding of Global Positioning Systems and its theory.
* Ability to work accurately while under time pressure.
* Strong work ethic and collaboration skills with the ability to work individually and as a team to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Science, or equivalent years of experience in construction or survey industry.
* Minimum 5 years of experience in construction industry.
* Minimum 5 years of experience in blue print/specification reading
* Minimum 5 years of CAD experience
* Working knowledge of civil construction, survey layout, and data collection.
* Experience with design and modeling software (i.e., MicroStation, Trimble Business Center, Carlson Civil, AGTEK, Bluebeam, and/or Civil 3D)
* Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
* The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands.
* The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.
* The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
* The employee is required to drive.
* This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position". A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to indoor controlled.
* The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather, extreme hot/cold, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock.
* The noise level in the work environment is quiet.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.

Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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