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Current Job Opportunities for VDCI Students & Alumni

In the section below, students can find current job opportunities for AutoCAD, Revit and Civil 3D positions in the top ten states where many of our students live.

Some employers also post positions on our Job Opportunities Received Directly by our Admin Team, which is provided below our "For Students - Current Job Opportunities" Section.

A much more comprehensive list of job opportunities is available in the DEMONSTRATED SKILLS section of your DIGITAL BADGE.

Job Opportunities Received Directly by our Admin Team

In the near future, this information (below) will be folded into the "For Students - Current Job Opportunities" section (above).

  • 3D AutoCAD Operator--Morrow-Meadows Corporation

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- 3D AutoCAD Operator
      • LOCATION -- Poway, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Morrow-Meadows Corporation is seeking a 3D AutoCAD Operator to work in our very active and growing Engineering Department. The 3D AutoCAD Operator will work in a team-oriented environment designing and drafting a 3D model of the electrical systems for coordination and electrical installation drawings for various types of construction projects such as Healthcare, Industrial, Power Generation and Institutional. We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable working with minimal supervision. Responsibilities include: Device placement and connection; Underground duct banks; Electrical room layout; Overhead conduit routing; Seismic bracing layout; Interaction with other engineering firms, contractors and vendors. Benefits: Competitive compensation packages; A Company Bonus Program that pays out to eligible employees based on company profitability, performance and longevity; Medical and Dental Benefits; Basic Life Insurance; Long Term Disability Insurance; Flexible Spending Account; Wellness Program; 401-K Plan that matches up to $5,000 per employee annually; 8 paid holiday; Your birthday as a paid holiday; 2-4 weeks paid vacation/personal time off depending on years of employment.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Preferred minimum of 3 years AutoCAD Revit experience in related industries; Experience working with Revit required; Experience in electrical construction is a plus, but not required; Proficient in Word and Excel; Familiar with construction drawings.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Email resume to contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Maggie Lammey
    • EMAIL -- mlammey@morrow-meadows.com
    • WEBSITE -- www.morrow-meadows.com
    • Date Posted: 200225
  • Drafter -- Mako Steel

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Drafter
      • LOCATION -- Carlsbad, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- The Drafter will work closely with the engineering department and Senior Drafters on our team to design and draft full-scale architectural plans utilizing rough drawings and specifications from our clients. The Drafter will work closely with the Project Management team to produce change orders as required by the engineer, project manager or client. The Drafter will perform Calculations to check for accuracy. The Drafter is required to communicate effectively with Sales, Project Management, Design, Engineering and our customers as well as providing excellent customer service to our investors. Essential functions: the drafter plays a central role in providing information to contractors and construction crews throughout the planning and building processes; communicate with trade partners and team members regarding new and current projects; update designs as necessary. While updating the design the drafter will make sure that the change in design does not have unforeseen effect on other construction elements; minimize project risks using appropriate procedures and tools; create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and records; establish and maintain working relationships with sales team, engineering team and project management team; ability to focus in a high energy fast paced environment is required; attention to detail, check and cross check excel spreadsheets; CAD and Revit experience. Regularly, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts; must be able to work in excess of 40 hours per week; ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Knowledge of CAD and Revit; working knowledge of construction plans utilizing Autocad, Revit; Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills; excellent communication and presentation skills; demonstrated comfort interacting with executive-level management; high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation; strong attention to detail accuracy and accomplishes job tasks in a timely manner; ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance; comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently in a changing fast paced environment; strong team player. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Bachelor’s degree required or experience in lieu of education; Revit Training; CAD Training; 2+ years relevant experience in detailing required.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Email resume to contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Dawn Doyle
    • EMAIL -- dawn@makosteel.com
    • WEBSITE -- makosteel.com
    • Date Posted: 200217
  • Architectural Draftsman / Project Manager -- Rossi Architecture, Inc

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Architectural Draftsman / Project Manager
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Rossi Architecture is an established full-service firm in San Diego specializing in hospitality work with projects across the United States. From boutique hotel owners to industry titans, we work with a wide range of clients to deliver designs that are timeless and provide guests with memorable experiences. Roles & responsibilities include the following: produce architectural design and construction documents under supervision of the architect including plans, elevations, sections, and details in coordination of a complete construction document package, ensuring all documents meet the organization’s quality control objectives, comply with codes, are constructible, and are developed in accordance with project budget and schedules; redline pick-up and drawing maintenance; ability to produce quality architectural design drawings given property measurements, pictures, and scope of work.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Proficient in AutoCAD, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; proficiency in Revit, Sketchup, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator preferred; 3-6 years relevant work experience; BA degree or higher in Architecture from accredited university; knowledge of CA building codes preferred. Looking for someone who is deadline driven, detail-oriented, proactive and solution-oriented.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your resume and work samples to the contact below. No phone calls, please.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Lauren Oberbauer
    • EMAIL -- lauren@rossiarchitecture.com
    • WEBSITE -- rossiarchitecture.com
    • Date Posted: 200217
  • Project Engineer -- Swinerton

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Project Engineer
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION --Support management to achieve project profitability and schedule goals. Position responsibilities and duties include: Able to perform all essential Entry Level/Intern Project Engineer responsibilities; Attend and document project meetings (write minutes); Set up and maintain electronic filing system; Update and maintain all sets of drawings, specifications and logs; Assist with preparation of CPM schedules; Assist with updating and maintaining master CPM schedule; Evaluate and understand basic construction means and methods; Maintain a site specific safety plan and pre-task planning process, including audits, meeting, training, etc.; Distribute all documents to subcontractors and maintain document logs; Evaluate field problems and document PCI’s; Prepare and maintain PCI logs on CMiC system; Review, analyze, and transmit submittals; Prepare and maintain submittal logs and procurement log; Perform expediting functions; Cost code and/or verify correct codes on time sheets; Code Accounts Payable Workflows as assigned; Verify original estimate quantities for labor cost reports; Report quantities in place and maintain labor cost report; Prepare and document extra work orders; Review and assemble change order submittals and quantity surveys; Maintain PCI log in CMiC system; Set up and maintain a Quality Management system; Maintain progress photo album; Compile contract close out documents (O&M manuals, as-builts, etc.); Maintain record set drawings; Document punch list work; Perform basic functions of Building Information Modeling and model administration; Complete other responsibilities as assigned
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Engineering, Construction Management, or Architectural degree, or completion of Construction Management Certificate Program, or equivalent; 1-3 years of construction-related experience, or equivalent; Construction related internship experience preferred; Field experience a plus – e.g. carpenter; Basic understanding of construction cost accounting; Basic estimating and scheduling skills; Basic computer skills; Ability to read and understand plans and specifications; Effective organizational skills; Effective written and verbal English language communication skills; Ability to use independent judgment; self-starting; Drafting and advanced computer skills a plus; Knowledge of virtual construction technology systems preferred
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your cover letter and resume to the contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Sean Fischer
    • EMAIL -- Sean.fischer@swinerton.com
    • WEBSITE -- swinerton.com
    • Date Posted: 200214
  • Project Manager -- Swinerton

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Project Manager
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Able to perform all Assistant Project Manager’s and Project Engineer’s responsibilities (refer to position descriptions); Estimate and establish budgets and contract price (GMP/Lump Sum); Negotiate cost-effective subcontract and material purchases; Set up and implement job procedures and techniques to assure timely buyout, shop drawing approval and material delivery; Keep project on schedule; Develop and maintain good relationship with Owner, Architect and Subcontractors; Work with Superintendent to develop safety plans and to implement safety procedures; Maintain timely and accurate reporting to management; Manage, train, and supervise project team according to Company policy; Organize regular meetings for management and subcontractors; Review contract conditions; ensure compliance with all contract terms; Supervise documentation of all significant project events, e.g., accidents, delays, Change Orders; Direct preconstruction services and activities; Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontract bid packages; Assist with business development and participate in job interviews; Maintain quality control (integrity and excellence of completed project); Support estimating staff (bid item specialist); Avoid or mitigate claims and conflict; Complete all job close-out procedures; Conduct warranty follow-up (1-year warranty walks); Complete project with full or enhanced fee; Complete other responsibilities as assigned
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree or equivalent experience; Field construction management experience (5-8 years, including supervisory skills); Leadership ability; Problem-solving ability and strong sense of urgency; Organizational and communication skills; Drafting and computer skills; Fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting; Thorough understanding of all project management control systems (scheduling, cost control, procurement and estimating)
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your cover letter and resume to the contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Sean Fischer
    • EMAIL -- Sean.fischer@swinerton.com
    • WEBSITE -- swinerton.com
    • Date Posted: 200214
  • Senior Estimator -- Swinerton

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Senior Estimator
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Overall planning and management of estimating activities for specific construction projects, including preparation, interpretation and presentation of estimates. Responsibilities and duties include: Able to perform all Estimator responsibilities; Review project plans, requirements and specifications; Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing; Determine labor and construction equipment costs; Prepare conceptual estimates; Meet and maintain bidding and work schedules; Compare competitive trade bids; Review preliminary quotes and pre-bid estimates with Project Manager; Participate in bid compilation on bid day; Assist jobsite staff with estimates after bid award; Perform post-bid buyouts (if applicable); Maintain good relationship with suppliers and subcontractors; Supervise and train estimating staff (if applicable); Complete other responsibilities as assigned
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience; Minimum 5 years Estimating experience; Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings; Ability to make accurate judgments and calculations; Working knowledge of construction costs and principles; Estimating experience (quantity takeoffs, purchasing accounting; engineering design knowledge and project management experience desirable); Drafting and computer skills; The primary responsibility of this position is to proactively monitor project risk through the analysis of project cost & schedule data. The Project Controls Manager (PCM) will work closely with the project management team to ensure accuracy and timeliness in project cost and schedule reporting, and to identify areas of project risk. The PCM will collaborate with senior management, field operations, and the project team to identify and implement corrective measures.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your cover letter and resume to the contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Sean Fischer
    • EMAIL -- Sean.fischer@swinerton.com
    • WEBSITE -- swinerton.com
    • Date Posted: 200214
  • AutoCAD/Revit Drafter -- Rizza Engineering, Inc

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- AutoCAD/Revit Drafter
      • LOCATION -- Poway, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- This position will perform the following task and job duties daily: • Use AutoCAD and Revit to convert concepts, designs, hand sketches, notes, plans and layouts provided by designers and engineers into technical electronic drawings illustrating electrical device layouts, circuitry, luminaires, equipment, etc. • Learn and apply REI design standards. • Self-check work for precision, accuracy, and conformance to project standards. • Transposing field mark-ups (red-lines) to CAD/Revit record drawing files. • Prepare electrical single-line (1-line) diagrams with input from designers and engineers. • Populate electrical panel schedules with input from designers and engineers. • Upload project data/drawings to ftp sites (Box, Dropbox, etc).
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- • Minimum of one-year experience with AutoCAD® (2009+) and/or Revit (2013+). • Experience with Bluebeam Revu and Adobe Acrobat. • Reliable and punctual. • High School Diploma or GED. • Ability to provide verification of legal right to work in the United States. • Ability to pass federal background check(s) for work on federal installations.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your cover letter and resume to the contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Cara Rizza
    • EMAIL -- info@rizzaengineering.com
    • WEBSITE -- www.rizzaengineering.com
    • Date Posted: 200128
  • Fire Sprinkler Design Trainee -- A & D Firesprinklers, Inc.

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Fire Sprinkler Design Trainee
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- As one of San Diego's leading fire sprinkler contractors, we are in immediate need of a Fire Sprinkler Designer Trainee to join our new construction and tenant improvement, divisions. This is an excellent opportunity to join a solid team with room for growth and development. This is an immediate full-time opening. Compensation is based on experience. We offer excellent medical, dental, & vision coverage; 401k Program with company match; and PTO and Vacation package.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Read architectural and structural plans; Be able to read and interpret code documents and national standards; An understanding of any or all of the following software applications: AutoCAD, REVIT, Navisworks; Provide evidence of some fire sprinkler design experience, the more the better; Have basic Windows and Microsoft Office computer skills; Have a professional attitude and appearance; Be able to professionally interface with customers, employees and building/fire departments; Able to write response letters to correction notices issues; Reliable transportation.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Please email your resume to the contact below.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Derrek Crigler
    • EMAIL -- Derrek@adfiresprinklers.com
    • WEBSITE -- https://adfiresprinklers.com/
    • Date Posted: 200128
  • VDC Coordinator/Detailer--ClarkDietrich Engineering Services LLC

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- VDC Coordinator/Detailer
      • LOCATION -- Carlsbad, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- The Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Coordinator's responsibilities are to perform drafting tasks related to cold-formed metal framing, in a fast paced and high volume professional office environment. The position entails working closely with the General Manager, VDC Manager, Project Managers, Project Engineers and VDC Coordinator's, to provide professional and accurate BIM framing models, panel drawings and shop drawing packages.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Candidate should have CAD & BIM related experience in structural building applications and experience in building design. Ideal candidate for this position is one who excels in a team environment, can perform technical and drafting/modeling tasks in a group or individual setting, has the ability to multi-task and is not easily overwhelmed, excellent time manager, communicates effectively in all mediums including verbal, written, and CAD. Candidate must be goal oriented, solution driven, and willing to perform team tasks in order to deliver the entire project on-time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of our client/customer.
    • HOW TO APPLY --Click here.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Tammy Gleed
    • EMAIL -- tammy.gleed@clarkdietrich.com
    • WEBSITE -- www.clarkdietrich.com
    • Date Posted: 20200123
  • Electrical BIM Drafter/Detailer--Dynalectric San Diego

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Electrical BIM Drafter/Detailer
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Overview: With preconstruction services on the rise, strong knowledge of CAD technologies is a must for a trade contracting company to compete in the current market. Dynalectric uses the latest BIM technologies such as AutoCAD MEP, Revit, Navisworks and Bluebeam for BIM coordination. We are looking for a self-starting, detailed, organized BIM detailer who is a team player with good communication skills. Field Foreman experience is highly desirable. Primary Responsibilities: Working within a project team to develop strategies for BIM execution on medium and large commercial and industrial projects; 3D & 2D drafting of electrical systems; Coordination of electrical systems with Architectural, Structural, HVAC, Plumbing, and fire protection systems; Quality control of all PDF documents sent to the field for installation purposes; Communication with project team to issue field deliverables in timely manner; Any other duties as assigned/needed
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- 5 years field electrical experience – Field Foreman experience highly desirable; Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and project specifications; 2 years detailing experience; Solid understanding of AutoCAD, professional training preferred but not required; Ability to use Navisworks Manage for clash coordination; Ability to communicate and work within a team; Revit experience is a plus; Bluebeam experience is a plus; Basic use of email (Lotus Notes), Windows operating system, and Microsoft Office
    • HOW TO APPLY --Click here.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Deric Kempsell
    • EMAIL -- dkempsell@dyna-sd.com
    • WEBSITE -- www.dyna-sd.com
    • Date Posted: 20200123
  • AutoCAD tech--Armendariz Design Group

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- AutoCAD tech
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- AutoCAD drafting.
  • Part-Time Drafter--Rawls Construction Inc.

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Part-Time Drafter
      • LOCATION -- Moorpark CA, but can work remotely.
      • DESCRIPTION -- Person to draw the structural, mechanical, envelop, finish of a home.
  • VDC Asst Project Manager--AECOM Hunt

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- VDC Asst Project Manager
      • LOCATION -- Las Vegas, NV
      • DESCRIPTION -- The VDC Engineer’s position is for a leader on the project site and assigned to the field operations team and will assist in coordinating all information needed to construct the project in accordance with the contract documents through BIM models keeping within schedule requirements and to the highest level of quality possible. This will be done using BIM tools, processes and workflows. This position performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct. Additionally the candidate will: be computer savvy and can type and utilize keyboard functions to navigate multiple programs and screens quickly and accurately; support project teams with the use of 3D generated site logistics and site phasing; create accurate 3D models as needed for plan checking and drawing QA, field production, and work flow planning/management; provide a 4D simulation for construction sequencing and track critical path evolutions by linking 3D models to the construction schedule; manage and facilitate MEP coordination meetings; be the primary point of contact for management and coordination of 3D content for project team; aggregate and prepare 3D models providing owner with comprehensive and fully coordinated as-built information upon building close-out; prepare and maintain database within the as-built model all applicable O&M data for field management staff; provide training on use of field management data as-built model to owner and FM staff during commissioning; maintain and expand knowledge base in advanced 3D software through continued use and training; train project team members in the management and use of electronic construction information; perform other responsibilities/duties through personal initiative or as directed by management. Position requires incumbent to be located on site working directly with project team. Incumbent is involved in the design, implementation, application and continuous updating of technology based on industry standards and the company’s operating needs.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Bachelor or Associates degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering plus 6 or more years of experience; Strong verbal and graphic communication skills; Adaptability to change, resilience and open-mindedness; Reliable and dependable; Self-motivated and has the ability to work independently or within a team; Self-disciplined and self-managed; Needs to fit with our learning style - more of a self- study environment; Willingness to provide feedback to management; Strong understanding of construction documents and can accurately interpret prints; Possess technical knowledge of commercial building design and documentation; Strong knowledge base with advanced software (2D and 3D AutoCAD); Basic understanding of scheduling software; Experience with Autodesk Design and Construction software preferred; Revit Architecture 20xx; Revit MEP 20xx; Revit Structure 20xx; Revizto; Autodesk BIM 360 Products; Plangrid; Adobe Software; Microsoft Office; Egnyte; CMiC.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Click here to apply.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Liz Greer
    • EMAIL -- Liz.greer@aecom.com
    • WEBSITE -- https://www.aecom.com/careers/
    • Date Posted: 20200114
  • Designer--Miyamoto International

      • JOB POSITION TITLE -- Designer
      • LOCATION -- San Diego, CA
      • DESCRIPTION -- Miyamoto International is in business to make the world a better, safer place. We provide expert high-performance earthquake + structural engineering and disaster mitigation services, as well as response and reconstruction assistance to some of the world’s most devastating disasters. Our work improves the environment and safety of pre- and post-disaster communities, schools, hospitals, historical monuments, international icons and more. We are currently seeking a Designer to become a member of our San Diego office. Miyamoto International is among the nation’s fastest growing structural engineering companies. With 18 locations across the globe, our team members adapt to new challenges that reflect the diverse needs of the domestic and international communities we serve.
    • QUALIFICATIONS -- Specific Qualifications: Technical Structural Drafting education, specializing in Autodesk Revit. AA degree or equivalent; at least 2 years of Structural Drafting experience; knowledge of building construction and creating construction drawings in Revit; Revit and building construction drawings experience for structural engineering firm and Autocad experience, preferred; advances technical training in AutoDesk Revit, preferred. Miyamoto International is seeking the best and brightest professionals to join our team. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated leader with exceptional communication skills, as well as the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks. Flexibility, organizational skills, project collaboration and accountability are integral components to achieving our goals. Your entrepreneurial spirit should motivate others, inspire new ideas and contribute toward business-development strategies. Successful candidates share our passion for helping others and strives to improve the quality of their work with each new challenge. This is an opportunity to expand your creativity and build your expertise in the field.
    • HOW TO APPLY -- Click here to apply.
    • CONTACT NAME -- Heather Landrum
    • EMAIL -- hlandrum@miyamotointernational.com
    • WEBSITE -- https://miyamotointernational.com
    • Date Posted: 20200108

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