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Senior Civil Designer/Drafter

  • LocationNewcastle, NSW 2300
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in a month
    Published on 22 Jul 2021
  • Civil Engineering Draftsperson
  • AutoCAD
  • Job no: YQD7J
  • 'Great Place to Work' recognition 2018, 2019
  • Flexible working hours, opportunity for role to be part-time and supportive working from home environment
  • Opportunity to work on interesting projects

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

Due to growth, we are looking to hire a Senior Civil Designer/Drafter to join our growing Resources team in the Newcastle office.

What you’ll do:

  • Working within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver a range of civil engineering design projects
  • Daily use of 12D and AutoCAD Civil 3D to produce civil designs
  • Daily use of AutoCAD and a range of 2D to produce civil drawings
  • Provide ongoing continuous improvement and development inputs to create more efficient workflows within the team
  • Provide ongoing support to help develop CAD standards for the civil designer/drafting team
  • Provide mentoring to junior designers/drafters
  • Supporting the wider resources team and other teams within the company nationally when the opportunity presents 
  • Carry out assigned project and CAD design work as part of an integral team adhering to technical and commercial standards
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and be committed to team approach and outcomes

What we’ll love about you:

  • Typically, 5+ years’ of relevant designing/drafting experience
  • Diploma / Advanced Diploma within the Civil discipline (or equivalent)
  • Strong proficiency with 12D and/or Civil 3D, as well as AutoCAD
  • Be able to produce designs and drawings sets with minimal input
  • Previous mining/industrial infrastructure experience not essential but highly regarded
  • An understanding of industry standards and best practices.
  • Experience in all aspects of design from options studies through to detail design
  • Experience with executing BIM and 3D modelling project delivery methods
  • Able to work remotely on client’s sites liaising directly with the client to deliver the most appropriate engineering solution

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:

  • Opportunity for full time or permanent part time employment.
  • 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

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.

  • Closes in a month - 31 Aug 2021
  • Published on 22 Jul 2021, 5:24 AM