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Golder Associates Civil Design Draftsperson in Richmond, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Civil Design Draftsperson to join our team on a permanent basis based in Melbourne . You will be involved in a variety of geotechnical, civil, structural and mining infrastructure projects and collaborative with a high performing team to deliver successfully to our clients. You will have excellent attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and good interpersonal skills.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking civil/geotechnical drawings (concept to detailed design and construction issue) on a range of geotechnical and civil design projects, with a focus on containment structures such as landfill facilities, ponds and tailings storage facilities;

  • Preparing bill of quantities based on the designs and figures for reports;

  • Performing scaling, dimensioning, or line locating according to standard industry procedures;

  • Combining various details from sketches, and drawings and makes required calculations;

  • Assisting design recommendations to key stakeholders;

  • Assisting in developing and advancing the drafting skills within the Adelaide office and nationally; and

  • Developing 3D models on a range of civil and mining infrastructure projects and able to perform quantities analyses (depending on 3D-modelling skills).

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Completion of, or progress towards, a relevant Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Computer Aided Design or Civil Engineering (or equivalent qualification) is preferred.

  • Civil drafting and design experience (using AutoCAD Civil 3D or similar software package).

  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team environment.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to use initiative, discretion and sound judgement in carrying out assigned duties.

  • 3D-modelling skills and experience (using AutoCAD Civil 3D or similar software package) are desirable but not essential.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: *Civil Design Draftsperson *

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 21002635