Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

Location: Perth CBD
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $$90,000 - 110,000
Contact name: Gareth McCafferty

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Job ref: 459
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client is a fast-growing engineering group with a reputation for delivering high end projects across the engineering sector. 

Their service offering ranges across the entire buildings & property lifecycle, from initial advisory, technical diligence and lifecycle forecasting, through to engineering design, project management and asset repositioning.

Why should you consider?

  • Unique business model that allows you get involved in more than technical churn work
  • Work life balance (honestly!) – Flexibility to suit your lifestyle, do not work hours and hours of overtime, and get 5 weeks annual leave as standard
  • Mentorship from industry leaders from both technical and commercially driven environments
  • $90,000 - $110,000 salary package


    • Preparing drawings by hand, or using computer-aided design (CAD) software to create drawings of new systems and mechanical equipment based on specifications from engineers or other project leaders
    • Drawing and revising sketches to create 2D drawings that illustrate how components will fit together in 3D models
    • Using engineering software (such as Revit and Microstation) to create computer models of designs that can be manipulated to test various scenarios
    • Assisting Mechanical Engineers in the design of mechanical equipment layouts, selecting and sizing equipment
    • Collecting and analysing project/asset data, carrying out complex calculations and preparing necessary diagrams and design layouts
    • Communicating with other team members to gather information about client needs and design requirements
    • Presenting design concepts to clients in written or visual form using computer software or manual drawing tools
    • Communicating with clients to gather feedback on preliminary design concepts and make revisions as needed
    • Collaborating with engineers and other design professionals to ensure that designs meet industry standards and comply with local building codes
    • Organising and supervising inspection and commissioning of mechanical plant


  • 6+ years working as a mechanical engineering draftsperson/technician
  • Advanced drafting skills, using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software such as AutoCAD and Revit MEP
  • Experience in producing calculations, designing engineering layouts, and selecting equipment for mechanical engineering projects
  • Report writing skills and the ability to produce technical documentation
  • A minimum of a degree, diploma, or advanced diploma in mechanical engineering and/or drafting
  • Experience in producing calculations, designing engineering layouts, and selecting equipment for mechanical engineering projects
  • Experience in carrying out site inspections