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Architectural Draftsperson / Building Designer

Advertiser: WestUrbanMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2020
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Design & Architecture, Architectural Drafting

Company Profile

Westurban Construction P/L is a design and construction company based in south-east Melbourne. We specialize in offering town planning, building and design services to our domestic clients. Our projects vary to residential multi-unit development to single-dwelling high-end luxury homes.

Westurban now has exciting opportunities for people to be part of the team while the company is undergoing a major expansion.

Find your best place to kick start their career in the design and construction industry.


Duties & Responsibilities

● Work with the team leader closely to complete various projects in preliminary concept, full set documentation of town planning, working drawing & VCAT.
● Finalise the town planning drawings and working drawings (in ArchiCAD), supervised by the team leader.
● Liaise with councils to ensure all the reports and plans compiled for town planning submission, amendment submission and working drawing in a timely and quality manner
● Liaising with consultants, such as Planning consultant, Landscaping Designer, Arborist, Waste Management engineer, and Traffic engineer to provide the best design solution.
● Understand all the relevant regulations and policies, such as Res-Codes, BCA, AS and planning scheme and comply with them
● Project management of service from business development team through to construction support team, provide planning consulting to the construction team.
● Develop a strong team culture, demonstrating strong negotiation and project management skills.
● Update project register to ensure all the project's progress up to date
● Follow up all the submission and report to team leader
● Collect all consultants' quotation, payment and approval process and provide to the team leader to approve
● Assist with client queries including project update, documentation request, further information, public notification and submissions
● Assist the design/planning team with all the administration work
● Develop a strong team culture, demonstrating strong negotiation and project management skills.

Skills & Experience
the successful candidate will ideally have but not essential:
● Proven experience (2+ years) in a similar role 
● Proficient in ArchiCAD 
● Knowledge of BCA & Rescode
● Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
● Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
● Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn
● Knowledge in completing construction documentation and tender documentation;
● A demonstrated ability to meet timeframes

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of residential design experience do you have?
  • Do you have experience working on residential construction projects?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the Building Code of Australia (BCA)?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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