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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Production Draftsperson

Apply now Job no: 494473
Work type: Full Time
Location: Geelong
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.


Seeking a full time, Draftsperson to join our VIC Country West team based in our Geelong or Point Cook office. This key role will prepare, complete and update drawings as per client requests, and will ensure that all drawings are completed with 100% accuracy and within designated time frames. Reporting to the Drafting Team Leader some key accountabilities of this role include:

  • Ensure site dwellings comply with developer guidelines, local council, and energy rating requirements
  • Design bench levels for site works
  • Liaise with internal departments, professional consultants, planning authorities and key suppliers
  • Draft tender and contract drawings for appointments
  • Assist with production enquiries
  • Check files prior to issuing final drawings
  • Assist with projects relevant to department plans and agreed strategy
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of Simonds standards, products, services, and processes to complete work accurately and of a high standard


Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Formal qualifications in drafting (highly desirable) 
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Draftsperson, preferably within the residential building industry in Australia
  • Strong capabilities in reading and producing working drawings
  • Strong understanding of the residential home building and construction process
  • Thorough working knowledge and competent use of AutoCAD and BCA/rescode
  • Good analytical skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills - able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines, working well under pressure
  • Exceptional communication skills who can work autonomously and within a team to achieve set targets and KPIs
  • A high level of attention to detail and a proactive approach to all tasks


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 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! Apply online today with your CV and cover letter.  Due to the volume of applications, we receive only successful applicants will be contacted - thank you for your understanding.

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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