Trainee Draftsperson

Burke Engineering Services Pty Ltd is a Civil and Structural Engineering Design and Project Management firm based in Thornton, New South Wales, central to the Hunter Valley region. The company has been established for more than 20 years with is well known in the industry as leaders in their specialist areas.

We are seeking a full-time trainee draftsperson to join our team.

The traineeship is well suited to both school leavers and candidates who have some Architectural or Structural Drafting experience. The successful candidate will be employed as a trainee on a full-time basis. 

The position is a 36-month traineeship that will see you gaining a Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting whilst acquiring vital on the job experience in an Engineering Design firm.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with Senior Designers/Draftsmen
  • Creating detailed design drawings with computer-aided software Revit and AutoCAD
  • Other relevant duties as required
  • To learn all facets of the drafting department.
  • To actively participate in on the job and online learning of new skills. 
  • Proactively learn and carry out the firms processes and systems.
  • Provide general assistance with projects as required.

The following skills and attributes are desirable for the position:

  • Willing to undertake a Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting qualification
  • Good Maths skills 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Has initiative and the ability to plan, prioritise and organise work within a set timetable and in an environment of change and conflicting demands.
  • Can make decisions, solve problems, and apply effective time management.
  • Must be able to communicate and work in a team environment effectively.
  • Current Drivers licence.

Minimum pre-requisites:

  • High School Certificate (Must include Maths) 
  • Please include your latest school reports in the application.


Salary and conditions will be in line with the following: General Manufacturing Engineer Award (MA000010) an

Applications close 22nd November 2020.

09/11/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Engineering
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