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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Drafting Team Leader

Apply now Job no: 493855
Work type: Full time
Location: M Loganholme
Categories: Drafting, Management

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.


Simonds homes is looking for a motivated and adaptable Team Leader to head up our Drafting department. This full-time role is based out of our Loganholme office.

The ideal candidate will be a decision maker who is eager to take on challenges but exhibits a structured and stable manner. You will promote a work environment that is positive, productive and process driven, and instill a culture of efficiency through open, honest and approachable leadership.

Reporting to the Regional Manager of Business Operations, some of the key accountabilities of this role include:

  • The ability to empower your team, effectively manage workflow, deliver quality and consistency;
  • The ability to build a positive, inclusive working environment;
  • Provide a high level of knowledge in volume residential building drafting and design;
  • Possess a strong understanding of the BCA codes, regulations and compliance;
  • Ensure your team upholds attention to detail and meets delivery timeframes;
  • Develop and deliver strategies and processes to manage quality control and continuous improvement, such as creating gateways for checking working drawings, engineering and variations;
  • Review siting details in compliance with developer, council and regulatory requirements;
  • Mentor and coach your team, develop their skills and encourage growth within the company;
  • Possess the ability to work alongside construction management to qualify sales enquiries to ensure suitability for construction; and
  • Prepare, attend and contribute to operational meetings.


Our office is friendly; it is inclusive, supportive and basically a great place to work. We are looking for a like minded person to join our leadership team. However, your ability to lead, empower and shape an effective team is the critical factor.

Ideally holding a Diploma in Building Design & Drafting or equivalent, experience in AutoCAD and demonstrating successful outcomes in a similar role, you will utilise your industry experience to lead a team of local and international drafting resources.

For success in this role you must have a high attention to detail, strong internal and external customer focus, the ability to multi-task and be an exceptional communicator.

If you fit this description, we look forward to meeting you.


Aside from the wonderful team environment in our Loganholme office, 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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