Civil Drafter (Community Development)

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Civil Drafter (Community Development) - ( 220004DF )


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:

We are currently seeking a Drafter to join our Community Development team and play an integral role in the delivery of infrastructure work across Australia. You will provide documentation and verification of drawings and sketches within a progressive global organisation with a great team culture.

Based at our Melbourne CBD office on Swanston Street, you will be part of a strong team dynamic that values their people with regular training, coaching and mentoring. We put our people first and are particularly interested in ensuring our team is rewarded for their hard work and successes.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Preparation of engineering drawings, sketches and related documentation using AutoCAD.

  • Ensure work output is of a technically high standard, while meeting budgeted times and costs.

  • Liaise with engineers, designers and project managers to ensure work output meets client needs.

  • Develop innovative solutions to problems for the successful accomplishment of assigned projects.

  • Provide mentoring and support to continue the development of junior staff within the team.

  • Ample opportunity for training and guidance to grow your career and expand into a design role in the future.


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Minimum 5years of experience in civil drafting, including commercial, land/ urban development projects, preferably within a consulting environment

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer-Aided Design Technology.

  • Advanced knowledge of design software including AutoCAD

  • Familiarity with local authority and state government approval and regulatory requirements

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • A 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-3044 CommDev-AU Victoria

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 8, 2023, 10:59:32 PM

Req ID: 220004DF

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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