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Cadet Structural Designer (Perth)

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Perth, Western Australia, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 43167 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving 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 Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Cadet Structural Designer to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG) in Brisbane.


The Cadet Structural Designer will be responsible for the production of  bridges, retaining walls, culvert structures, liquid retaining structures, pump stations, marine and intake structures. The Cadet Structural Designer will maintain coordination with draftspersons and engineers within the disciplines and resources of other disciplines.


We are looking for applicants that have completed, or are currently studying a Diploma or equivalent in Engineering.


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Assist the Lead Structural Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule          
  • Produce and maintain technical and engineering 3D models and 2D drawings using Bentley software 
  • Perform conceptual layout work under the supervision of the Lead Structural Engineer 
  • Develop detailed design and production of structural drawings encompassing all aspects of a underground mine, material handling and process surface facilities and public infrastructure in accordance with relevant standards and project requirements
  • Equipment and layout capabilities for studies, feasibilities and final design
  • Timely completion of drawings and schedules
  • Adherence to project manhour budgets
  • Adherence to company Standards and Procedures 
  • Check drawings prior to release
  • Participation in formal engineering review processes 
  • Maintain coordination with designers and engineers within the disciplines
  • Incorporate safety in design. 

You bring to the role:


  • Currently studying Diploma or equivalent in Engineering
  • Experience in the use of CAD software packages an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good safety awareness

Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

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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