Junior Structural Drafter

Unique opportunity for a Structural Revit Technician
Your new company

A specialist structural engineering consulting company. Formed in 2006 by experienced engineers, the company has developed a loyal and ever-expanding client base and has quickly become one of the leading consulting companies in Christchurch. Being specialist engineers that focus only on structural and seismic engineering, they have been able to offer unsurpassed advantages to clients and their projects. They have played an active role following the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquakes and have grown in a sustainable manner to the talented team we have today. With the strong team of engineers and drafters on board and a busy workload ahead, they are excited about its future and playing a prominent role in the Christchurch rebuild, and throughout New Zealand as specialist, innovative structural engineers. This consultancy is now seeking a graduate structural technician to join their company.

Your new role

The role will be Junior Structural technician. Generally, the role will involve the creation of structural engineering models using Revit, creating plans, sections, elevations, and details and preparing documents for preliminary design, building consent, tender, and construction stages of projects. The modelling and drafting work will involve monitoring and coordination with models/drawings from others, and document preparation for issues. Projects range from small high end residential projects to large commercial or industrial buildings, sculptures and strengthening of existing buildings. The role will involve working closely with engineers and senior drafters within the company, and with external consultants such as Architects and Services Engineers. Additional tasks will involve construction monitoring, simple soil tests, building level surveys and measure-ups; all of which training will be provided for. A basic understanding of Revit is required, although ongoing training will be provided as part of the role. Enthusiasm and motivation to learn are key requirements for the role. Any experience with architectural detailing, structural engineering or building work is beneficial, but not required.

What you'll need to succeed

We seek someone that shows a strong attention to detail, has the initiative and ability to look beyond the obvious requirements of a situation and act without prompting, commitment through a belief in their own job or role and its value to the company, is a team member, is self-motivated with the ability to drive themselves to achieve success and organise one’s own workload to meet deadlines and desired outcomes. They will need to have an good attitude towards software and a basic knowledge of geometry would be ideal.

What you'll get in return

You will have to opportunity to develop your skills using Revit, working on a range of both residential and commercial projects. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other engineers and seniors in a collaborative working environment. A good remuneration will be on offer for the right candidate.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact Angela Chhour today for further enquires.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #2638046


Job Type
$55,000 - $70,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Angela Chhour, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Christchurch
Ground Floor, 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central

Telephone: 036695714

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