Jul 28, 2020

Water Drafter/Designer

$80,000 - $92,000 yearly
  • Peak Services (LGAQ)
  • Townsville City QLD, Australia
Full time   Design Engineering Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


  • Genuine Career Building Opportunity!
  • ‘Step Up’ and Leverage your Strong Drafting/Design Skills
  • Up to $92K + 12% Super + 5 Week’s Leave + Relocation Assistance

Do you have pipeline drafting skills? Newly created role where you can really step up and start to realise your experience to date and career goals

The Organisation

Townsville City Council is the largest regional council in Queensland and is characterised by its culture of teamwork and significant portfolio of major infrastructure assets.

Within this ever-changing world there couldn’t be a better time to secure a Permanent role in Local Government and make that ‘sea change’ happen in a move to North QLD.  Council will support you every step of the way to make this a reality so if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call.

The Position

This is a critical position so you can truly make your mark and work on some exciting water and wastewater projects.

Key requirements include:

  • drafting of plans for water, wastewater and civil infrastructure to IPWEA and local government standards
  • Knowledge in the detailed design of pipes and fittings
  • Experience in pipeline design using 12d or Civil3d
  • Ability to work collaboratively with design engineers to produce high quality plans
  • Ability to interrogate 3D exports from 12D to produce details and design plans
  • Experience drafting in AutoCAD

Success in this role will come from your ability to create very detailed and highly accurate drawings within expected time frames for use by the Engineers and Project Managers so project deadlines can be met.

About You

Renowned for consistently delivering high quality and accurate drawings – you are now ready to be given some design work and to be in an environment where work/life balance is genuinely embraced. You will earn more than you are now, only work a 9-day fortnight and get 5 weeks annual leave! You will also work closely with other Engineers so the opportunity to continue learning and further develop your skills will excite you.

Your current and/or previous Manager’s will describe you as someone able to:

  • work under minimum supervision and across multiple projects simultaneously
  • demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • work as a team player and as a person who can take constructive feedback as a learning exercise
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of submersible pumps, valves, pipework etc
  • prepare civil site layouts, cross-sections, long-sections using AutoCAD
  • display a basic knowledge in hydraulics (preferred)

Why this role?

If you’re not a local and a ‘sea change’ is something you’ve been looking for this could be your chance to enjoy life away from the extreme measures being experienced in the capital cities and to enjoy all the benefits of a big city but in a coastal location.

The financial rewards, career development and work/life balance scenarios make this an attractive role in North Queensland. As a guide and dependent upon qualifications and experience, a salary of up to $92K + super will be paid to the successful applicant. You will also work a 9-day fortnight, have 5 weeks' annual leave, and receive generous relocation assistance if successful in your application. Council will also assist with border permits if you are moving from interstate.

For a confidential conversation, please call Rona Horsfall - Principal Consultant at Peak Recruitment Services on 0438 943854


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