Civil Designer/ Draftsman

Location: Toowoomba

Position Status: Permanent/ Full Time

 Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

The key responsibilities of the position will include:

  • To develop and produce technical drawings as required by professional staff using CAD, digital graphics and desktop publishing computer systems.
  • To prepare a wide range of technical drawings and visual materials, such as; design drawings, maps, charts, graphs and slides (using freehand, mechanical, photo-mechanical and computer-generated drawings and lettering).
  • Undertake design of earthworks, concrete structures, roads, sewerage and drainage or reinforced concrete and steelwork, pipelines in the agricultural, food processing, industrial, and mining sectors.
  • Participate in design review with the client and advise on technical design and drafting issues and compliance requirements as appropriate.
  • Other duties as directed by management.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Employees in this position must have a Certificate or Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering or Computer Aided Drafting and be experienced in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, or other third party design software packages.
  • Minimum of 3 years commercial experience in a similar position.
  • Practical experience in the areas of 3D drafting is highly desirable.
  • Competency in the use of computers and in particular a high level of proficiency in the following packages: AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in computer aided drafting, or agreed equivalent, and a minimum 3 years experience as a practicing professional.
  • Demonstrated advanced computing skills and delivery of quality drawings using computer aided drafting software.
  • An understanding of primary industry (eg. agriculture, mining etc) production practices and principles, and practical experience in the operations of one or more industries.
  • Proven ability to act independently, manage time and prioritise projects with competing interests to deliver outcomes within strict deadlines and project budgets.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Current manual drivers licence.