Civil Drafting Team Leader

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Civil Drafting Team Leader - ( 2300007E )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

Our growing Transport Delivery business has an industry-leading reputation to deliver Transport Infrastructure design across State Government, municipal, and private sector with focus on MRPV, NELA and SRLA Projects.

In this newly created Civil Drafting Lead position you will work closely with our Transport Delivery team to plan, conduct and coordinate design assignments, involving several smaller and higher revenue major infrastructure projects, of varying complexities by providing accurate and efficient design services, as well as leading, managing and growing a drafting team.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Participate in short and long-term planning and make independent decisions on drafting/ design policies and procedures within an overall program.

  • Supervise drawings / designs using standard methods and techniques. (PTV, VicRoads, Council standards)

  • Complete drafting documentation in accordance with procedures

  • Operate CAD, MicroStation and other drafting/design computer programs

  • Complete, review and validate design drawings and documentation

  • Lead, guide and manage a team of drafters and identify opportunities to develop staff

  • Plan project resources and business unit resource needs in consultation with business unit leader.


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Drafting or Engineering and/or relevant equivalent work experience

  • Experience in the operation of software design tools such as AutoCAD packages and MicroStation

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Ability to solve problems utilising existing procedures

  • Strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability work well in a team environment.

  • Commitment to self-improvement and continuing professional development

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter.

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Organization : BC-3050 Transpt-AU Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 18, 2023, 1:05:18 AM

Req ID: 2300007E

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