Jacobs Civil & Transport Designer in Townsville, Australia

Civil & Transport Designer


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Our Buildings & Infrastructure line of business has access to 10,000 professionals across the globe. Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning.

JACOBS is renowned for the excellence of our technical consulting and project delivery expertise. With a wealth of projects in the pipeline we are seeking to recruit a Civil Designer/Drafter to join our Transport team based in Cairns or Townsville.

Reporting to the Section Leader, you will provide a level of technical support in relation to design drafting services for various disciplines on engineering projects such as transport, non-process infrastructure mining, aviation, rail, water infrastructure, urban and social infrastructure projects. You will produce design drawings and supporting documents for engineering projects as well as ensuring project work complies with conditions and parameters set out in project scope of works.

You will apply your technical experience in civil drafting on layouts, earthworks, paving, roads and drainage across both brownfield and greenfield projects. \

  • About you

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in a drafting/design position, ideally having been exposed to a civil consulting environment, competency using AutoCAD and have the ability to manage time effectively in order to meet tight deadlines.

Ideally you’ll have:

  • Associate Diploma in Civil Engineer or equivalent (essential)

  • Current knowledge of local engineering methods, applicable codes and specifications

  • Experience with various aspects of the design process

  • Have a strong safety focus

  • Good communication skills

  • Be delivery focussed and have good attention to detail

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.#LI-DO1

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Townsville

Req ID: BIA0004FG