Lead Civil 3D Modeller


Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


  • Opportunity to work with a major global consultancy firm.
  • Contribute to the design delivery of some of Australia’s major infrastructure projects.
  • Permanent role with genuine flexible work options.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Due to a strong and growing pipeline of work in our transportation business, we are looking for a Senior Civil CAD 3D Modeler to join our team in Sydney.

Role accountabilities:

  • Providing quality delivery of concept and detail designs using the latest CAD and 3D modeling software.
  • Production of drawings and 3D models that are accurate, clear and concise and compliant with best practice and any other quality standards dictated by the nature of the project.
  • Manage, plan, resource and complete assigned drafting and modeling tasks within agreed budgets and deadlines.
  • Assisting in determining the drafting and modeling resources required for a project plan.
  • Ability to work with our Global Design Centers and build working relationships with Global Design colleagues.
  • Fostering innovation in digital design within a global consultancy.
  • Provide guidance to other team members in the transition from 2D drafting to 3D modelling, including coaching, mentoring and development of their capabilities.
  • Drive continuous improvement in 3D modelling and output into traditional drawings
  • Work with Digital Engineering teams to deliver 3D models that meet DE requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Extensive industry experience in the application of CAD and/or Digital engineering solutions in an engineering consultancy environment.
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or similar relevant qualification with experience in design, drafting or BIM delivery of roads and highways projects in Australia.
  • Proven proficiency working in AutoCAD, Civil 3D or MicroStation software.
  • Major project experience including multi-discipline project delivery.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with other team members and stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Proficiency in Quality Systems Control and Common Data Environments.
  • High attention to detail, excellent client-focus and ability to deliver quality output within specified timelines.

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a lobal business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value and promote diversity at Arcadis and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Arcadis Australia is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK 180

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