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Senior Structural Draftsperson (Bridges) - Melbourne

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Date: Dec 24, 2021

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 41081 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: MelbourneVictoriaAustralia 


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 to take the next step in your career? Hatch, a full-service consultancy, is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Structural Draftsperson (Bridges) to join the Infrastructure group in Melbourne.


Our Melbourne Infrastructure business is experiencing growth due to recently secured, high profile projects and future workforce planning requirements. Due to this growth, we are looking for a Structural Draftsperson to assist with current project requirements within a multi-disciplinary consultancy.


If you are interested in working with leading experts across various sectors? Join our Infrastructure team today!


As the successful candidate, you will be:


  • Ensuring the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule for the Structures 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
  • A champion of inclusion and diversity


You bring to the role:




  • Civil/Structural Engineering associate diploma
  • Demonstrated drafting experience within the Infrastructure sector (e.g. bridges, retaining walls, gantries, culverts, noise walls and associated works for an engineering consultancy or government organisation
  • 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 with the documentation of bridges, retaining walls, gantries, culverts
  • Noise walls and associated works
  • Extensive experience working in Microstation 3D, Aecosim, Autocad 2020, Revit
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines


Why join us?



What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Collaborate with leading consultants and technical experts towards a better world through positive change
  • The opportunity to drive your career


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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