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AutoCAD Technician / 2d Civil Drafter - Urban Communities

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Job no: 504045
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne

  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Highly attractive premium Docklands office close to Southern Cross Railway Station
  • Be part of an organisation that helps to shape our communities, industries and the global landscape

About SMEC

SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.

Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.

When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.

SMEC deliver smart solutions for clients and communities in Infrastructure, Urban Development and Management Services.

Urban Development

At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the urban development industry is the result of building long-term client relationships. We partner with, and understand the specific needs of our clients and provide integrated consulting services to plan, design, construct and manage complex urban development and built environment projects.

With over 16,500 employees working out of 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated urban development expertise to our clients worldwide.

  • SMEC’s Urban Engineering team are proactive in seeking ways to best extract efficiencies and quality in software platforms to drive innovation in the delivery of our projects
  • Our successful track record delivering numerous major civil infrastructure projects has led to accolades over many years 

We are looking to continue strengthening our already established capabilities as we enhance our services across a range of urban development market sectors.

The role

Our Urban business is looking for an AutoCAD Technician / 2d Civil Drafter to join our Melbourne Team. Successful candidates will preferably be experienced in drafting design packages to support the successful delivery of large multi-lot residential subdivisions, primarily in Melbourne’s outer metropolitan area, but they may also have relevant drafting experience providing engineering drawings to support the delivery of various infrastructure projects.

About you

With approximately 1 to 3+ years' experience in Civil Drafting, you will have a track record of achievement in a similar role and will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy. You will have a passion for building trusted relationships and drive positive change.

Suitable applicants will have/be:

  • A Diploma of Civil Construction Design or equivalent
  • Land subdivision and Civil Engineering drafting (preparation of plans for construction)
  • 1 to 3+ years post qualification experience
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD
  • Exposure to land subdivision and preparation of plans for construction

In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Wrap up

As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders.

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.

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How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact David Wood at 

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at

SMEC Australia recognises the Australian Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work. We strongly encourage applications from people in the ATSI community.

Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities. We encourage applications from people of all genders, abilities and cultures to also apply.

All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input.  Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

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