Senior Structural Draftsperson

Jacobs (Perth WA, Australia) 1 day ago

Job Description  

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

We are looking to appoint a Senior Structural Draftsperson for our Perth team. The purpose of this role is to provide structural engineering drafting and contribute to successful project delivery within the Structural Engineering Section with a particular focus on Bridges, 3D (Revit) drafting and BIM implementation as well as other structures. Your primary responsibility will involve the delivery of a wide range of bridge and structural engineering design and drawing deliverables for building, transport and general civil engineering infrastructure projects.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Scope and plan bridge / structural drafting inputs to projects of various sizes 
  • Produce standard details and typical drawings for review and approval by Jacobs engineers and the client, so as to set the ground rules for the roll out of the design
  • Work with design engineers to ensure all design drawings for engineering project work comply with statutory and regulatory requirements and company policies, practices and QA requirements 
  • Prepare preliminary and detailed designs drawings for engineering projects and ensure project work complies with conditions and parameters set out by Jacobs and the owner’s requirements for operability, maintainability, expandability, sustainability, safety, legislative compliance and the project scope of works
  • Provide high quality, practical documentation solutions that are free of error or omission, complies with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as company policies and practices 
  • Assist with the development of the technical capability of junior and intermediate members of the bridge design team, including cadet drafters
The successful applicant should possess the following skills and experience:  
  • Competent AutoCAD, MicroStation and Revit user.
  • Experience in the documentation of a variety of bridge projects, but broad structural drafting experience including building and functional infrastructure will be well regarded
  • Strong knowledge of bridge and structural drafting principles and standards 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the design process, co-ordination of work with other design disciplines and the efficient management and delivery of documentation within budget, program and quality constraints.
  • Experience working directly with Delivery Partners (contractors) is preferable
  • Experience working in a team environment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Positive track record in client management and development in consulting. Ability to build & maintain strong client & team relationships. 
  • Experience in planning and execution to achieve business goals. 
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From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.  

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.  

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

:   Australia-Australia Countrywide-Perth-AU - Perth Adelaide Terrace

Senior Structural Draftsperson

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