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Junior Structural Drafter

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Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors, Hatch understands that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Melbourne team is experiencing further growth due to recently secured, high profile Projects. We are currently seeking applications from Junior Structural Drafters to be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. 


The ideal candidate will be given the opportunity to collaborate with other team members and work towards the successful production and delivery of structural drawings to our clients, in accordance with the project schedule. You will maintain coordination with designers and engineers within the disciplines and incorporate safety in design. 


Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assisting the Senior Draftsperson with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule
  • Producing and maintaining technical and engineering drawings and developing design details
  • Ensuring that drawings have incorporated safety in design and are self-checked prior to their release in accordance with internal and client standards and guidelines


Skills, experience and attributes required for this role:


  • Structural Engineering diploma (N Dip) or equivalent (civil/structural)
  • Drafting experience within the Infrastructure sector for an engineering consultancy or government organization
  • Understanding of Australian standards; as well as statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of state road/rail authority design criteria for bridges in particular for Vicroads, VicTrack, TfNSW & RMS will be highly regarded
  • Experience working in Microstation
  • Excels in a team environment and has well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • A capacity and desire to learn, and to learn quickly whilst working in the project environment
  • Attention to detail and lateral thinker


An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts. You will be provided with many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs. 


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.


Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.


As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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