Senior Civil Designer

Full Time

Are you a Senior Civil Designer looking for your next challenge? Now is the time to become a part of our Wollongong / Greater Sydney team.

Orion is a development services consultancy that has become known for providing exceptional value to our clients. We are honest, accessible, and valued for our commercial mindset. We use our deep understanding of development to drive innovative solutions to complex projects.

We continue to grow as a direct result of our strong brand, quality service, solid business practices and a culture to expand horizons. We are market leaders in our industry, because of our vision and commitment to integrity, quality, and reliability.

Our vision is to be Australia’s leading source of professional services advice in our sector. We will change what it means to be a professional in our industry and you will play a part in achieving our goal.

This role will be based in Wollongong. Our office is located a short 5-minute drive from the popular North Wollongong Beach and Wollongong CBD, with ample street parking and easy access. Spend your lunch break going surfing, swimming, walking or simply enjoying the surrounds at a local café.

Wollongong, and the surrounding suburbs, are in a period of growth. There are several new projects in and around the CBD and the West Dapto Urban Release Area. Calderwood and Shell Cove offer new and vibrant communities for people to live in.

You will have the opportunity to work on projects locally within the Illawarra, as well as Greater Sydney and Regional NSW.

Your Role

As a Senior Designer your main duties will include civil design primarily within urban development space, including roads, lot grading and drainage infrastructure.

  • Undertake documentation and design tasks with a demonstrated working knowledge in the use of 12D/Civil 3D at an advanced level
  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgement in anticipating and solving design issues
  • Coordinate design and drafting activities with drafters to provide drawing sets to Orion standards
  • Liaise with various project stakeholders including; clients, consultants and relevant authorities
  • Manage the invoicing and budgeting of projects
  • Ensure quality control processes for each project are implemented and documented
  • Ensure work output is of a technically high standard, meets client needs, and activities are commercially viable Adoption, promotion and adherence to the Orion Consulting’s Quality Management (QMS) and Work Health & Safety (WHS) Systems.
  • Implementation of good practice, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to support the ongoing success of the business.
  • Assist with growing and developing the company and its drafting standards to help provide a unique and modern drafting/ design method to be adopted by the company
  • Provide technical support to peers, as well mentor junior staff to further develop knowledge base and assist in career progression
    Assist management in preparing tenders submissions including scope of works and project budgets

Skills and Expertise
  • Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 6+ years civil engineering design and drafting experience within land development
  • Advanced working knowledge in the use of 12D/Civil 3D, DRAINS & MUSIC software
  • Advanced working knowledge with the use of Auto CAD/Civil 3D software
  • Sound understanding of hydrological and hydraulic design principles
  • Demonstrated understanding and compliance with Australian standards and LGA road and drainage design principles
    Demonstrated ability in preparing road, lot and drainage strategies independently
  • Ability to coordinate design and drafting activities
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Excellent computer skills

Performance Goals
  • Completing complex civil engineering designs to a high standard
  • Ability to lead projects effectively and deliver within time and budget
  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgement in anticipating and solving design issues
  • Maintenance of strong, enduring and cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Commitment to the professional development of peers within the Orion Consulting business
  • Engagement in the ongoing review and improvements to the Orion Consulting business processes to identify opportunities for efficiencies or value-add to either Orion Consulting or its Clients
  • Demonstrable commitment to the positive culture within the Orion Consulting business and the promotion of Orion Consulting as a consultant and employer of choice

  • We offer a boutique working environment with a young and diverse team of project managers, construction managers, designers, planners, and engineers who are dedicated to providing superior service to our valued clients
  • We have a structure that offers opportunities for career progression alongside the growth of the business
  • We offer unstructured mentoring, guidance, ongoing support, and supervision
  • We focus on spending more time getting the job done by minimising processes and administration tasks
  • We organise regular social activities
  • We offer a flexible/hybrid working situation
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate with your experience

Please send your resume to careers@theoriongroup.au

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