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Senior Technician – Civil Structures CAD Lead

Civil Engineering
Australasia Region

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion.

Due to the growth of our business and an expanded portfolio of projects, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Senior CAD Technician to join our team.

About you
As part of the Civil Structures CAD team this role covers a broad range of skills relating to Civil Structural Infrastructure Documentation. The primary focus of this role is to contribute to developing the Civil Structural CAD services of our business, supporting our clients and building a profitable Civil Structures Documentation team.


To be successful for this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Bridge and Civil Structures Senior with at least 15-20 Years relevant experience;
  • Extensive knowledge of local VIC / SA standards, in particular VicRoads, PTV and local government standards;
  • Keeps up to date with current industry information, own knowledge and skills;
  • Contributes to the development of others through sharing expertise;
  • Sets and coordinates achievable targets for self and others in a structured and ordered way;
  • Checks and reports on progress against budgets and deadlines;
  • Predicts and plans resources with a basic understanding of operating costs;
  • Manages time effectively and delegates tasks as necessary;
  • Able to perform 3D Model Reviews and Geometric Verification Checks;
  • Recognised relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or Drafting;
  • Relevant industry experience in Infrastructure Drafting / Design with an emphasis on modelling and design documentation of bridges and civil structures in Australia, specifically to VicRoads and PTV standards within a consulting business or government agency;


About the role

You will provide support for the Civil Structures Documentation Team including taking responsibility for production of drawing and design information using the company’s chosen CAD software, or Client’s preferred software;

You will be the main point of contact for resourcing and technical queries for the team;

Contribute towards and maintain CAD standards and procedures for the team;

Contribute and develop Technical quality and checking procedures for the team;

Ensuring that all design products prepared by the CAD drafting team fully comply with the requirements of the Design Quality system and Client’s Drawing Manual;

Perform 3D Model Reviews and Geometric Verification Checks as well as driving Technical Excellence and standards in the team:

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.

We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

We’ve always been a purpose-led organisation.  We are here to support each other, to do our best work possible and make our own special contribution. We’re here to shape a better world, and for us ‘better’ is all about creating a more sustainable future for the world.

If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click “Apply Now” to submit your online application.

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