Senior Civil Drafter / Modeller - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Job Summary

This opportunity is open to full time or part time employment

Due to recent project wins and a strong pipeline of work, the Digital Engineering team are seeking a Senior Technical Officer to join our Civil Infrastructure team.

The Digital Engineering team focuses on delivering CAD, GIS and BIM services across an array of exciting infrastructure projects. We are currently delivering major projects across ACT and NSW, with key projects including Canberra Light Rail and Newell Highway Programme Alliance along with other local Canberra projects. In addition to this, AECOM offers the opportunity to support our offices across ANZ and to collaborate with other geographies as part of the wider AECOM network.

To be successful in this role, candidates will have leadership experience running the digital component of projects, the ability to guide teams through the accurate authoring of drawings and models in a timely and efficient manner which ultimately improves the service offered to clients. Strong data management along with effective communication skills are essential, as is the management of project staff.


  • Production of design and drawings to high standard of specification and presentation

  • Provision of technical expertise to suit client needs – including BIM

  • Excellent drawing checking ability

  • Undertakes, manages and produces appropriate 2D and 3D model production, documentation and other technical work tasks to agreed schedule including BIM, standards (AECOM, client and project), and in accordance with the project plan

  • Contributes to a complete and integrated set of digital project content including documents by working co-operatively with team members.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in successfully leading project teams

  • Demonstrated time management skills

  • Experience in the production of design and drawings to high standard of specification and presentation

  • Ability to provide technical expertise to suit client needs

  • Proven experience in checking drawings

  • Significant digital experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD essential

  • Navisworks, Revizto, 12D, OpenRoads, Revit Structures and InfraWorks experience would be viewed as extremely beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering Design or similar qualification

  • Professional affiliation (advantageous).

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250411BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.