Senior Tekla Drafter

Job Title: Senior Tekla Drafter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Up to $130k package
Reference: 3218086
Contact Name: Daniel Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2021 14:00

Job Description

➡️ What’s on offer:
  • Become a leader!! Create and establish your own drafting team.
  • An opportunity to put your own mark on how the company grows (from a drafting point of view).
  • Opportunity to join an established consultancy with a solid pipeline of projects and long-term clients.
  • Conveniently located office in Spring Hill, close to public transport connections.
  • Plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants within a 5-minute walk from the office.
  • Flexible working and parental leave benefits.

➡️ The Role
Expansion! A new year has brought new ambitions and for this business. New ambitions of expanding their capability within steel detailing, which will in turn expand their client offering.

To do this, they require you! An experienced Senior Tekla Drafter to strengthen their current drafting team and to implement the Tekla modelling system as well as expand their current Revit capacity too.
Currently, this business has a small drafting function, consisting of one in-house drafter and two external drafts-people using both CAD and Revit, which works well for them. However, to allow the company to offer steel detailing as part of their service offering, they require the skillset and knowledge of your good self to get them off the ground and to lead them through this journey.  
Your role as Senior Tekla Drafter within the structures team will be a hands-on, technically orientated position, operating and installing processes, efficiencies, families, and everything else that encompasses establishing and managing a new system/function. This will be your baby, yours to create, own, and manage. It’s the businesses aspirations that your role and team will lead to growth with you in charge of it.

➡️ The Candidate
As an experienced drafter, you should already have an intrinsic understanding of Tekla and steel detailing as, together with proficiency of Revit Structures too.
Naturally, you are going to be a technical person, with experience of working across both steel detailing as well as modelling building structures consisting of reinforced concrete and structural steel.  

Due to growth potential of this role, it is important you can think laterally as well as linearly. Motivated, ambitious and passionate are characteristics that would be advantageous for this type of role.

➡️ Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualification - Diploma or TAFE qualified.
  • 5 years of experience across structural drafting and steel detailing.
  • Advanced user of Tekla and proficiency in Revit.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with the team and managers.

➡️ The Company
This is a small, fluid business whose culture begins from the top. Honesty, integrity, respect, and pride are the pillars of the business’s success.

Specialists in Structural and Civil engineering design across Queensland, they pride themselves on delivering innovative, practical, and sustainable solutions that meet their clients’ objectives. The business is also multi-disciplined, having hydraulic, building services and BIM interwoven into the core services offered to clients.
From a project perspective, the business operates within the built environment. The business provides it’s structural, civil, hydraulic, and building services capabilities across projects aligned to industrial, commercial, residential, retail and institutional (government) developments mainly across QLD and SA.
The Brisbane office is situated in Spring Hill and comprises of around 12 people. They have clean bright office space with good amenities close by (shops, cafes, and the like). This is a professional design office with a hardworking, yet relaxed dynamic and culture.

☎️ Please feel free to contact Dan for a confidential discussion on
0478 845 102 /