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Design Drafter

Job no: 978295
Work type: Fixed Term Employment, Temporary - Full time
Location: Brisbane, Virginia
Categories: Engineering

Powerlink, and its predecessor companies have been helping to keep the lights on in Queensland for more than 50 years – powering the State’s economy and enriching lifestyles. The Design Drafter forms part of the Design Solutions group which manages the design activities to meet Powerlink’s infrastructure and project commitments.

Our people strategy is focused on balanced leadership, values diverse backgrounds and fosters a culture of inclusion.  Powerlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Why join?

This is a great opportunity to build your experience in the provision of design drafting services associated with the primary systems design for Powerlink’s HV & EHV transmission system projects and construction.

About You

You will be a motivated individual who can apply your design drafting experience and relevant knowledge to provide accurate, consistent and timely drafting services to the project delivery teams and contractors to ensure the primary systems design adheres to relevant policies, procedures, standards and legislative requirements.

The Opportunity

Powerlink currently has a temporary, full-time opportunity for an experienced Design Drafter. You will provide Electrical and/or Civil/ Structural design drafting activities associated with high voltage substations, transmission lines and communication structures. You will be able to deliver practical and high quality drawings that comply with appropriate technical principles, standards and construction practices.

This role provides a competitive remuneration package combined with attractive benefits and opportunities for further training and career development

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Associate Diploma in Civil or Electrical Engineering, plus relative extensive experience in design drafting.
  • Detailed knowledge of Microstation CAD software in its application to Primary Systems Design drafting.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and constructability of high voltage transmission infrastructure projects.

To Apply

Please click on the "Apply" button below to apply. Applications close 8 PM Sunday 28 April 2019. Please monitor your e-mail regarding communication on progress of your application. For further information please contact Powerlink’s recruitment team on

Powerlink Queensland is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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