Civil Draftsman - Engineer

Location: Withcott, QLD 4352

Position Status: Permanent / Full Time

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EnviroAg Australia are seeking a Civil Draftsman - Engineer with relevant qualifications and minimum 3 years experience to work in our Toowoomba office, located in Withcott, Qld.

What we offer

  • You will be working with an industry leader across a really diverse work area.
  • Opportunity to develop your skills and continued professional development in a friendly and professional environment.
  • We encourage membership and engagement in professional and community organisations.
  • We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience.

About Us

EnviroAg Australia Pty Ltd has an enviable 30 year history as a national provider, and industry leader, of environmental and agricultural professional and technical services.

EnviroAg Australia has a team of civil, environmental and agricultural engineers, environmental and soil scientists, and qualified field technicians. Our team is passionate about supporting primary industry and rural projects throughout Australia. Our strength comes from being local to our clients and understanding the needs of industry and our environment.

With offices in NSW and QLD, we work through every state and territory, across an exciting and diverse range of work areas. EnviroAg Australia has a range of clients from some of rural industry's largest companies to small family based agri-businesses, Tier 1 and 2 construction and petroleum companies, and government bodies. We also have an impressive range of R&D projects in water related, animal welfare and soil conservation areas.

We have a strong work ethic within our offices to deliver products with speed, service and quality. EnviroAg Australia is, proudly, a quality certified ISO 9001 business.

To learn more about EnviroAg Australia, visit our website at

The position

As part of a design team, this position prepares technical drawings, plans, illustrations and graphics, and quantities through the use of AutoCAD / Civil 3D software under instruction from engineers, scientists and other professional staff. The drawings, plans and quantities are used to define projects and then their implementation through construction.

Duties for this Position:

  • Scope drafting tasks for new projects.

  • Developing and producing technical drawings as required by professional staff using AutoDesk’s A.E.C. suite (Civil 3D, AutoCAD etc);

  • Undertaking 3D design of earthworks, concrete structures, roads, sewerage and drainage, reinforced concrete, steelwork and pipelines for the agricultural, food processing, industrial, and mining sectors;

  • Participating in design reviews with the client and advise on technical design, drafting issues and compliance requirements as appropriate;

  • Maintaining and improving your (professional) standing.

  • Compliance with the company's Quality Assurance and HSE systems;

  • Administrative tasks for the above duties and as directed;

  • Other duties, as directed and or required.

  • Learn, use and comply with our ISO 9001 systems.

Formal Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Experienced in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Tertiary qualifications in one or more of the following areas: Spatial Sciences, Drafting, and Engineering.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ in an Australian professional or technical consultancy position in private industry

  • Current Open driver's license. (manual vehicle preferred)

  • "White Card" or ability to obtain.

  • First Aid certificate is preferred.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

You are responsible for:

  • Manage and complete design and drafting tasks on time, with quality workmanship, within the projects budget.

  • Accepting, implementing executing and completing project tasks form scoping through to project closure

  • Ensuring that relationships with our clients and stakeholders (suppliers/peers/support staff/contractors) aremaintained in good order

  • Being fit for work.

  • Reporting, immediately, any injury.

You are accountable for:

  • Delivery of quality project outcomes including, plans, maps, quantity reports and other technical advices.

  • Reporting to the weekly operations meeting, risk items, your progress on projects, and scheduled completions;

  • Maintaining project cards to track project work, tasks and issues;

  • Completing project tasks, as agreed at the start of the week, by the end of each week

  • Every week, at week end (or better), reporting your activity time by data entry to our systems

  • Immediately reporting any incident accident to your supervisor, HSEQ committee member or Officer, and Poka Yoke

  • Reporting observations or potential improvement to Poka Yoke

Selection Criteria:

The candidate must respond to the following selection criteria:

1. Tertiary qualifications in a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), survey, and or engineering; or and agreed equivalent, and a minimum 3 years experience as a draftsman / civil designer in a similar position,


2. Demonstrated advanced computing skills and delivery of quality drawings using computer aided drafting software

3. Experience in private industry consultancy (3 years minimum) in Australia;

4. Rural background or experience working in Australian rural regional and remote areas.

5. Proven ability to manage time and prioritise projects with competing interests.

6. Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.

7. A proactive self-starter, motivated, with the ability to self-manage but also to take direction from management.

To Apply

To apply for this position, upload your CV and a covering letter with attached information.

  • Please address the selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered.
  • Respond, briefly, with information about yourself, why you would like this position, and how you fill the person specifications.
  • Please supply the full contact details of 3 referees with recent experience (last 5 years) of your work, and performance.

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