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Senior Designer/Drafter, Australia

Office Location: Newcastle

Discipline team: Civil & Structural Engineering


Job Description

About the business and the role

SLR Consulting is an employee-controlled international environmental consultancy with a globally recognized reputation for providing high quality tailored services. With offices throughout the Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and Africa regions, SLR Consulting is one of a very small number of leading international specialist environmental consultancies.

Due to strategic growth in our business across a number of sectors, we have a great opportunity for a Senior Designer/Drafter to join our Civil team, based in either Brisbane, Newcastle or Townsville. You will work closely with our Engineering and Transport Planning teams and report to the Civil team Manager on a range of drafting and design tasks. You will also work collaboratively with our engineers and environmental consultants on our range of interesting and multi-discipline projects across the APAC region.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Key responsibilities will be documentation and design development across a range of projects, including:

  • Preparation of Concept and Detail Design drawings
  • Site layout design
  • Earthworks modelling
  • Road design
  • Stormwater design
  • Vehicle manoeuvring and car parking (including the use of AutoTurn)
  • Preparation of figures for design reports

Skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 10+ years' experience
  • Highly experienced using Civil 3D and AutoCAD software
  • Experience in design of earthworks, roadworks and stormwater
  • Experience in the design of landfills and waste facilities (desirable)
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Australian citizenship or rights to work in Australia
  • Current driver's license
  • Diversity of project background experience that can be applied across a range of project types

Job benefits and perks

At SLR we value our staff and look to provide a supportive and collaborative working culture. Accordingly, successful candidates will be offered an attractive salary package, opportunities for regional travel, interaction with SLR staff globally and an innovative benefits program with a strong focus on targeted professional development. You will be a part of a large growing team with a strong focus on flexible working conditions.

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