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Senior Drafter - Roads

GHD Pty Ltd

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 25/09/2017

Job Category:

Engineering / Drafting

Job description:

Who we are
Join one of the world''s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies. With an expanding portfolio of transportation projects, GHD has achieved unprecedented levels of performance in this sector.

Passionate about achieving sustainable transport outcomes that are fundamental to a community''s economic prosperity and quality of life, we have a reputation for providing solutions that create efficient, reliable and well-planned transportation systems.

About the role
Due to ongoing demand for GHD''s transport services, our Roads Group has an opportunity for a Senior Roads Drafter to join our Parramatta office. You will apply your AutoCAD skills to assist in the detailing and drafting of road and drainage projects ranging from arterial highways and freeway projects.

The team''s focus on superior quality and innovation in transport makes GHD a stimulating and supportive place to work and to develop your career. 

About you

  • A minimum of 5 years'' experience in AutoCAD drafting of major road and infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of Roads and Maritime Services standards and approved practices to be applied to RMS or other major road authorities throughout Australia 
  • Direct road and highway design experience using AutoCAD 
  • Experience in the use of Navisworks for the preparation of LISP routines is highly desirable
  • Capability in compiling/modifying AutoCAD routines for the automation of repetitive tasks
  • The ability to work alongside engineers to prepare detailed drawings, utilising analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering or similar qualification


What we offer
Our culture is diverse and highly collaborative. We can give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development, through the GHD Business School, and career and lifestyle options through flexible leave and family friendly policies.

Join a global network of more than 8500 high-calibre people who collaborate seamlessly to deliver successful projects and realise exceptional results for our clients. Benefits include:

  • 4 weeks annual leave with the ability to access up to 8 weeks annual leave
  • Staff discounts on selected health insurance, gyms, travel and accommodation
  • Generous parental leave for both women and men
  • Access to an employee assistance program
  • A variety of flexible working arrangements
  • An inclusive environment that wins awards for workplace diversity
  • A culture based on our core values of safety, teamwork, respect and integrity.

GHD was recognised as Australia''s 5th Most Attractive Employer at this year''s 2017 Randstad Award.   We are also proud to have been named by the Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as a ''2016 Employer of Choice,'' recognising our progress in realising our diversity and inclusion strategy. 

If you would like to apply for this position, please forward your covering letter and CV via the link www.ghd.com/careers.

Short listing for this role will commence immediately, GHD reserves the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date.

GHD does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies and is not responsible for any related fees.