At Simonds, we believe that our people are the core of our business, and are instrumental in our continued growth and sustainable success. With a variety of roles across our business, ranging from construction to procurement; administration to drafting and various shared services (HR, IT, Finance), we have a number of roles to suit many skill levels.

So whether you are looking for your first job, are an experienced tradesperson or contemplating a career change, consider Simonds for your next opportunity.

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Draftsperson / Master Designer (Residential Construction)

Apply now Job no: 493484
Work type: Full time
Location: M St Kilda Road
Categories: Drafting

Throughout our history, Simonds Homes has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. Our goal is not only to provide our customers with high quality, affordable homes in some of the best land developments in Australia, but to ensure that they receive comprehensive and outstanding customer service throughout their home building journey.


Our Product Development team are looking for a full-time Master Designer (Draftsperson), based at our Head Office on St Kilda Road. As a Master Designer, you are responsible for developing Master Schematic Designs (MSD) in conjunction with the Designer’s sketch, and in preparation with the final Master Drawings.

Some key accountabilities can include:

  • Develop and complete MSDs in line with construction and specification standards
  • Ensure that variations, product improvement or maintenance requests are incorporated as standard into prepared documentation
  • Prepare accurate documentation for Purchasing, Construction, BOQ and Masters to utilize for pricing for the end product
  • Follow Simonds guidelines and standards relating to the drafting method and procedures
  • Help to create efficiencies and improvements within the Product Development team


We’re looking for a team member who has:

  • Diploma in Drafting (preferred)
  • Experience in residential volume building (minimum five years preferred)
  • Well-developed design skills (minimum two years preferred)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and the use of x-ref/active block features
  • High standard of analytical drawing accuracy
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work well autonomously


Aside from a free on-site café or a great office location within close proximity to an array of shops, eateries and parks, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you a variety of career opportunities. In addition, there are fantastic benefits across a wide range of products and services including a generous discount on our award winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them, discounted health insurance, a free employee well-being program, Simonds "Reward Days", subsided training with our RTO Builders Academy Australia and a safe and friendly workplace.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.

Please note: You must have unlimited Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

Recruitment agencies, thanks for thinking of us but we're going to give this one a crack first!

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