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Senior Electrical Drafter

  • LocationAdelaide, SA 5000
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:12 days ago
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About us: 

With approximately 50,500 talented people globally and 5,500 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisers including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. Our purpose is simple, we exist to future proof our cities and our environment.

If you wish know whether you will like working with WSP and align with its Culture and Values, please visit our website

While we are a large global business, we aren’t tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

The Opportunity

Increasing demand for engineering design services in South Australia and the Northern Territory has created an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Drafter to join our Resources team in Adelaide. This is a great career opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team who are focused on delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients across a range of market sectors.


What you’ll do:

  • Prepare detailed drawings utilising knowledge of relevant design principles and standards
  • Provide a link between the engineering team and drafting resources as required
  • Carrying out quality checks and procedures and provide training to junior team members
  • Assist senior staff with technical tasks in the day-to-day operation of the office
  • Working within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver design documentation for a range of projects
  • Support other sectors of the business on project activities ranging from feasibility to detailed CAD design
  • Provide ongoing continuous improvement and development inputs to create more efficient workflows within the team
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of CAD technical standards and workflows
  • Be prepared to take a lead CAD role on select projects within a structural or multi-discipline environment


What we’ll love about you:

  • Diploma / Advanced Diploma in Engineering (or equivalent verifiable industry experience)
  • Understanding of Australian and New Zealand electrical and safety standards
  • Experience producing Single Line Diagrams, schematics, terminations and electrical layouts
  • Solid experience with AutoCAD and Microstation
  • Previous mining/industrial infrastructure experience not essential but highly regarded
  • Proactive mindset and a self-starter


What you'll love about us

At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.

Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:

  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving /volunteering
  • Employee reward & recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities
  • Published on 14 Jan 2021, 3:08 AM