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Position Description


Moloney & Sons Engineering is a unique professional engineering practice who have specialised in civil & structural engineering including all facets of civil infrastructure and planning, stormwater/flood management together with commercial, industrial, medium-rise & residential structural engineering. 

The Role


Due to continued growth and ongoing success, MSE has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Drafter with demonstrated experience in one or more aspects of building structural engineering. The Senior Structural Drafter is a qualified professional with extensive experience in the design and drafting of structural, and corporate infrastructure projects, specialising in bridge design. This position will undertake structural and civil infrastructure projects for a broad range of clients, including Local Government, State Government and private developers.

Minimum Requirements

Key responsibilities

  • Design/drafting development & supervision all structural infrastructure, including but not limited to concrete, masonry, timber & steel building elements, slabs, footings, foundations, hardstand, retaining walls & pathways etc.

  • Prepare Civil/Structural detailed engineering drawings, shop & fabrication drawings under supervision of Senior colleagues;

  • Ensure all works to be performed as per the job specifications, guidelines and procedures as advised by senior team members;

  • Prepare “As Built” drawings following receipt of project drawings from project team;

  • Undertake back drafting of drawings to reflect corrections that are required to be made;

  • Revise documentation incorporating subsequent modification;

  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and mature judgement in anticipating and solving design/drafting problems;

  • Comply with quality management systems and demonstrate ability to prevent inconsistencies;

  • Manage drafting operation and procedures;

  • Demonstrate experience, communication and leadership skills and ability to deal with both internal and external customer’s;

  • Work with statutory authorities as required and comply with Council & Legislative standards;

  • Provide a high level of technical and design input into a variety of structural related projects.

  • Prepare specifications and other tender documentation and produce clear and concisely written reports.

  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and mature judgments in anticipating and solving design problems.

  • A Key Performance Indicator for this role is to play a founding role in the development of a system or procedure, which either               expedites the drafting/design development process or brings an element of innovation to the project/s or documentation.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Engineering

  • Minimum 10 years' experience in related engineering background

  • Well versed in Australian Standards, Typical Industrial Practice & NCC requirements

  • Competence in Microsoft office packages

  • Client focused (both internal and external clients)

  • The ability to be an attentive and active listener who command attention and can manage group process during presentations

  • Strong design capabilities with bridges, roads, earthworks, stormwater management, water & sewer reticulation;

  • Highly competent Civil 3D & AutoCAD skills, 12D experience is not mandatory

  • Sound knowledge of Australian Standards, Local & State guidelines

  • Tertiary or higher education qualifications relevant to engineering

  • Experience with stormwater modelling and reporting would be considered favourable


What We Offer

Moloney & Sons Engineering is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of Australia's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects. It's a place that values our people and values the diversity of our areas of practice. It's what makes Moloney & Sons Engineering a great place to work and grow. MSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We're excited to change the future with you.

Please note: Applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence. We are only able to reply to short-listed applicants