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Senior Civil Drafter

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 15782 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand 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.

  • Looking for work-life balance in a supportive work environment?
  • Full-time, permanent role with a tier-one engineering consultancy
  • Become a valued member of a professional, dynamic and inclusive team
  • Modern, well-appointed CBD office location
  • Well known, respected Clients and diverse range of Projects


Our Melbourne Infrastructure business is experiencing growth due to recently secured, high profile Projects and future workforce planning requirements. To supplement our well-established, multi-disciplinary engineering team, we are keen to engage a Senior Civil Draftsperson who has demonstrated experience working on Projects in the Infrastructure sector. You will play a key role, collaborating with others to ensure the successful delivery of civil drawings to achieve Project KPIs.


Some of the core responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Ensuring the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule for the Civil drafting team
  • Mentoring and supervising junior draftspersons
  • Producing and maintaining technical and engineering drawings as required
  • Checking drawings prior to release - ensuring all drawings are to an acceptable quality and level of presentation
  • Participating in formal engineering reviews and ensuring any corrective actions are completed
  • Maintaining the group’s coordination with designers and engineers within the civil/structural disciplines

Ideally the successful candidate will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Civil Engineering diploma (N Dip) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated drafting experience within the Infrastructure sector (e.g. roads) for an engineering consultancy or government organization
  • Solid experience in a senior drafting role     
  • Thorough understanding of Australian standards; as well as statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of state road design criteria for roads, ideally Vicroads
  • Knowledge of rail design/drafting criteria for Vicroads, Victrack and MTR is advantageous   
  • Highest personal safety standards
  • Extensive experience working in Microstation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and time lines

    If you are passionate about working in high performing teams to deliver innovative, first class Projects to Clients we want to hear from you. 

This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive organisation and become a part of an inclusive, supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve career success. 

An employee owned organisation, by joining Hatch you will have the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for your efforts.

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

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

As an 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.  If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate. Hatch also supports and encourages a flexible workplace.  We offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks annual leave per year as part of our Purchased Leave Program.

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