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Job #: R-00024135
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Civil Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Computer Aided Design(CAD) Specialist will provide support to the FAA’s Computer Aided Engineering Graphics(CAEG) Program at the FAA Head Quarters(HQ) as part of the Leidos NISC III program support. The support shall consist of serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on CAD tools and technical expert on AutoCAD solutions. The selected candidate will be required to assist with the execution of the program initiatives, travel to provide Service Area(SA) trainings, and coordinate between HQ, SAs and their contractors and vendors. The candidate shall be the primary resource for all technical concerns related to AutoCAD and its interaction with FAA’s Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) ProjectWise. The selected candidate must have professional experience training individuals in using Auto CAD.

Basic Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering with 10+ years of relevant work experience or 20 years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Expert knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit,
  • Expert knowledge of National CAD Standard(NCS)
  • Experience reviewing project drawings for compliance with CAD standards
  • Experience with EDMS solutions like Bentley ProjectWise and Autodesk’s Vault
  • Experience developing CAD standards for an Architectural firm or a Federal Agency
  • Experience providing AutoCAD and Revit training to users
  • Experience developing CAD and BIM library templates
  • Experience providing technical support related to CAD and BIM workflows
  • Experience providing technical support resolving plotting, file conversion and software version issues
  • Experience working with or developing CAD scripts and automated workflows

    Desired Skills

  • Master’s degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering with 7+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience supporting FAA
  • AutoCAD Trainer certification from Autodesk
  • Experience with ProjectWise administration
  • Experience with Bentley MicroStation
  • Experience with KSN/Sharepoint

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Civil Engineering


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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