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Jacobs CAD Designer (Saudi National) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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At Jacobs, we are always addressing critical infrastructure needs to make a positive difference in the communities and companies we serve, helping to resolve major issues including water, mobility, urbanization and security with smart and sustainable solutions.

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented CAD Draughtsman to join our dynamic team for an infrastructure project in Saudi Arabia. As a CAD Draughtsman, you will play a crucial role in the design and drafting of civil engineering projects using Autodesk Civil 3D software. The successful candidate will collaborate with engineers and other stakeholders to produce accurate and detailed drawings, ensuring the efficient and effective execution of the infrastructure project.

Jacobs is construction supervision consultant for a multi-billion development mixed-use historic, culture and lifestyle destination. The project will be the Kingdom’s historic and cultural heart, proudly showcasing to the world Saudi Arabia’s 300 years of history through an engaging and inspiring set of heritage, hospitality, education, retail and dining experiences for residents and visitors. It aims to be developed as an urban, mixed-use development inspired by the principles of both new urbanisms ensuring its main anchors rooted in its historic culture and heritage. Ultimately, the destination will include museums, galleries, restaurants, retail experiences, public squares, hotels, multiple recreational spaces, residences, educational institutions and offices.


Drafting and Design:

  • Utilize Autodesk Civil 3D software to create accurate and detailed civil engineering drawings, including plans, sections, and details.

  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to understand project requirements and specifications.

  • Ensure that all drawings comply with relevant industry standards and regulations.

Data Management:

  • Manage and organize CAD files, ensuring proper version control and file naming conventions.

  • Create and maintain a comprehensive database of drawings and design files.


  • Work closely with engineering teams to incorporate design changes and updates into drawings.

  • Collaborate with other stakeholders, including surveyors and architects, to integrate their input into the overall project design.

Quality Assurance:

  • Perform quality checks on drawings to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to project standards.

  • Revise and modify drawings as required based on feedback from project team members.


  • Prepare and maintain project documentation, including record drawings and as-built documentation.

  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and presentations as needed.

Software Proficiency:

-Stay current with advancements in CAD technology, particularly Autodesk Civil 3D.

  • Provide training and support to other team members as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need :

Qualifications -

Recent previous experience (within last 5 years) as a CAD Designer or CAD Draughtsman for major infrastructure projects that are complex in nature and are ideally located in the Saudi region.

  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field.

  • Proven experience as a CAD Draughtsman in civil engineering projects.

  • Proficiency in Autodesk Civil 3D software.

  • Strong understanding of civil engineering principles and practices.

  • Attention to detail and ability to produce accurate drawings.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.

  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations.

  • Familiarity with infrastructure projects in Saudi Arabia is a plus.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share!

By supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

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