Senior Structural / Mechanical Design Draftsperson

Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs. Suitable applications from Hobart based candidates will also be considered.

We are looking for a senior structural / mechanical design draftsperson (10+ years’ experience) to join our Industrial and Process team, delivering superior design solutions.

About the business

COVA is a privately owned advisory, engineering and management firm specialising in Bulk Materials Handling, Organic Waste Treatment Facilities, Minerals Processing and logistics. Thanks to recent engagements in the Bulk Materials Handling and Organics markets, we are looking for suitably skilled personnel to join our dynamic and skilled team, to deliver a range of organic and large conveyor and machine projects throughout Australia and Asia.

We encourage you to learn more about COVA at our website.

About the role

We are looking for a senior structural / mechanical design draftsperson (10+ years’ experience) to join our Industrial and Process team, delivering superior design solutions.  Collaboration and communication are key to our culture, and we value interpersonal skills and teamwork as highly as we do attention to detail and an ability to meet demanding deadlines.

You’ll also possess – and be able to demonstrate – these specific skills:

  • Ability to liaise with engineers to develop designs
  • Ability to develop designs independently for review
  • Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Develop 3D models as the basis of design documentation
  • Complete detailed design and construction drawings in AutoCAD
  • Complete project documentation including issued drawings for version control
  • Interpret structural and mechanical drawings and vendor data
  • Ensure drawings are completed within allocated hours
  • Produce all drawings in accordance with COVAs standards
  • Record and issue drawings using the COVA document control software
  • Participate in Safety in Design risk assessments
  • Ensure drawings are stored and filed accurately in the COVA filing directory
  • Check drawings prepared by others
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement of the IMS system

Please note – Suitable applications from Hobart based candidates will also be considered.

About you

It’s likely your background will include:

  • 10 years + experience in a multi-disciplinary design / drafting function
  • Demonstrated experience within the markets COVAs industrial team specialises in
  • Relevant TAFE course e.g. Associate Diploma of Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Tekla is highly regarded
  • Experience with Solidworks is highly regarded
  • Trade background is desirable but not essential

Benefits & perks

COVA offer a package of generous and innovative benefits, flexible work arrangements and a positive work environment.  We are committed to ensuring our employees are exposed to interesting, challenging work, supported by extensive ongoing learning and development.  Our network spans Australia and Asia, with a diverse and growing client base. For you, this could mean an opportunity to accelerate your career, extend your skills and experience, and contribute to significant, complex projects across the Australasian region.

We invite you to become part of a team that’s ‘Stronger Together’.

https://www.seek.com.au/job/53587711