Structural/Civil Draftsperson

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Darwin

Type: N/A

Posted: 24/10/2019


As we continue to be successful and grow our operations in Australia and New Zealand, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Structural/Civil Draftsperson to join our Darwin group.  You will have the opportunity to work on some headline projects with a great mix of highly-talented, experienced engineers. 


  • Developing and producing accurate 3D models and associated 2D drawings per supplied specifications and applicable standards, internal and external, in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Contributing to and maintaining design coordination reviews using both 2D and 3D review methods;
  • Contribute with possible solutions of technical problems and ideally have the capacity to assist in identifying them in the first instance;
  • Communicate effectively with all external (multidisciplinary consultants) and internal (managers, engineers, colleagues etc.), and;
  • Embody enthusiasm to work with a collaborative, national team in a multidisciplinary design setting.


  • Advanced/Diploma of Civil Engineering or equivalent/industry experience;
  • 2 to 3+ years of relevant industry experience on Australian structural and civil engineering projects from a selection of sectors, e.g. multi-level residential, commercial, retail, education, industrial, subdivisions, roads;
  • Highly developed skills pertaining to structural and civil drafting, ideally in a consulting engineering environment;
  • Proven structural and civil drafting across various areas, e.g. concrete, steel, masonry, timber, reinforcement and post tensioning, earthworks, pavement levels around/adjacent to buildings, as well as stormwater, basement and subsurface drainage;
  • Proficiency with relevant software packages, i.e. Revit, AutoCAD etc.;
  • Familiarity working with relevant Standards and Codes (AS/NZS, NCC etc.);
  • A track record of effectively handling competing priorities, prioritising work and meet tight deadlines;
  • Capacity to effective liaise and coordinate with all internal/external stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle;
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment, and;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.  

We are striving to be number one in our respective markets, globally and as such we are looking for people who share that aspiration. We aren’t afraid to work hard and challenge the status quo in pursuit of this goal so in exchange, working at WSP you will receive a competitive compensation package incorporating both financial and non-financial components.
All employees are eligible for many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.
Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:

  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Global mobility;
  • Learning and development;
  • Novated leases;
  • Reward & recognition program;
  • Salary packaging;
  • Salary continuance insurance, and;
  • Workplace giving/volunteering. 

We are a collaborative team of experts that thrive on challenge and strategic thinking. Channelling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion. Our commitment to supporting our people grow their careers is paramount and is largely built around the following key points:

You’ll quickly become established as an integral member of our team, and create your own personal brand within our team culture, and;
You’ll receive the support and understanding that allows you to grow to your potential.  

Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future!

We are the best professional services firm, positioned to be partners for tomorrow’s challenges.
Express your interest by clicking on the 'apply now' button.
Your application will be treated in strict confidence.
WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Resources (including Mining and Industry), Water, Power and Environmental solutions, as well as provide project delivery and strategic consulting services.  

With approximately 49,000 talented people globally and 5,400 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.
Our property structures and civil team are a specialist group renowned for their innovation in structural and civil engineering and cutting edge BIM project execution across high-rise and complex building structures and infrastructure projects, with offices right across Australia in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
We operate as a highly autonomous and genuinely national team. Opportunities to grow and develop as a structural/civil team member at WSP are unparalleled.
We offer the opportunity to contribute to local and national buildings projects, plus the ability to expand your design skills across other market sectors.

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.

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