A progressive builder having more than 30 years of experience in construction., Exponential growth opportunity and exposure that will boost your career, Friendly team and work environment.

Draftsperson Construction & Building Industry

Melbourne, Western Suburbs

Full time

The Company:

Ridgewater Homes, a leading residential builder are based in the inner western suburbs of Melbourne. We believe in developing and maintaining trust with our clients and suppliers through effective communication, respect and always delivering on our promises.

There is a rare opportunity raised for an experienced Draftsperson to join our friendly team. We would love to employ someone who share our core values, along with our passion for delivering high quality homes and outstanding customer service throughout their home building journey.

 The role will suit someone who is self-driven, hardworking and attention to detail. You will have had a 3+ years in drafting and ready to take the next step in your career in the building industry. Specialized in custom residential and multi-unit projects you will be working under our lead Designer, and collaboratively as a part of the team, running and designing your own projects from concept through to Town Planning and Building Permit.

The Role:

  • Leading Residential designs from concept to completion.
  • Creating full contract drawings from scratch and base designs to suit budget expectations.
  • Engaging with clients to develop concept layouts
  • Documentation of diverse and challenging housing development projects.
  • Creating informative site plans with enough information to describe site conditions e.g. contours, easements, services etc.
  • Provide quality assurance checks to ensure standards are met
  • Working collaboratively with the Design and Planning teams.
  • Strengthening and building on existing client relationships.

Skills & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in architecture or similar.
  • Minimum 3 years of local experience with a minimum 2 years in a dedicated design focused role.
  • Established knowledge and experience with various Victorian Council Planning Departments.
  • Extensive knowledge of BCA/Rescode and new Planning requirements, for dual occupancies and town house developments.
  • A strong understanding of the residential home building and construction process.
  • Good knowledge of Estate Guidelines, MCP & Developer requirements
  • The ability to work unsupervised and complete drawings from a design brief.
  • The ability to conduct client meetings & on-site measures
  • Experience using AutoCAD software, photoshop
  • Attention to detail and achieve targets whilst maintaining a high standard of quality.
  • A proactive attitude with good communication skills.


Ridgewater Homes will Offer you:

  • A competitive salary as per your experience and necessary tools of trade.
  • Challenging customs builds
  • Long term career progression
  • A supportive team to work with
  • Work life balance
  • Excellent team-based company culture

We thank you in advance for your application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.











10/03/2020 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Design & Architecture
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