Civil Engineering Draftsperson

Civil Engineering Draftsperson

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

Civil Engineering Draftsperson

Job Demand: Medium

Average weekly wage: $1,570

Where you could work:

  • Companies: Ganders Engineers and PM, iEDM, HTG

Civil Engineering Draftsperson do the following tasks:

  • Preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams, bridges and other structures
  • Performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
  • Interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
  • Collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
  • Estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
  • Inspecting civil engineering works, and organising and supervising maintenance and repair work
  • Conducting field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collecting data for traffic surveys