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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Design Detailer

Apply now Job no: 494366
Work type: Full Time
Location: St Kilda Road
Categories: Drafting


Since 1949 Simonds has developed an enviable reputation for building Australia’s best homes. From humble beginnings, Simonds is now one of Australia’s leading home builders. Today, with three generations of builders providing hands on experience our commitment to building quality, affordable and stylish homes has never been stronger. This is what truly sets us apart.


We are seeking a full time Design Detailer to join our Research and Development team, based out of Head Office on St Kilda Road. Reporting to the Design Detail team leader, this role is responsible for preparing architectural construction details to identify materials, provide accurate costings/quantities, and determine buildability and compliance. Some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Develop and deliver new design and façade construction details to meet all internal and external standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Review and modify construction details to meet buildability requirements, cost effective solutions and quality aesthetics outcomes.
  • Identify ways in which details can be improved, to create a supportive environment and create a culture of innovation.
  • Provide support for internal customers, team members through opportunities for improvement while achieving a consistently high standard of construction, compliance and contribute to the growth of the business.


Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Advanced Diploma in Building Design – Architectural
  • Advanced understanding of the NCC and Australian Standards
  • Excellent drafting and construction knowledge, experience (7+ years)
  • Advanced CAD skills.
  • Ability to understand cost implications of materials and details.
  • Demonstrate the use drawings to clearly communicate instructions.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong consultation skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills with expertise in the effective management of diverse internal and external stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.


Aside from a great opportunity to work for one of Australia's top residential builders, as an established and growing national business Simonds can offer you:

  • A variety of career opportunities and subsidised training through our very own, Builders Academy Australia (BAA)
  • 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
  • Access to our flexible working arrangements and employee well-being program, Simonds ‘Reward Days’ and discounted health insurance
  • A supportive, safe and friendly workplace culture.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible! Click APPLY today!

Due to the volume of applications, we receive only successful applicants will be contacted - thank you for your understanding.

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

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