Senior Electrical Designer


Senior Electrical Designer

reports to:

Design + Drafting Team lead


Using industry experience based on specialised field to create designs and detail documentation for the purpose of communication for a range of purposes. This requires the person to have a high level of technical knowledge to be able to provide these services.

Depending on the project this may require site visits for auditing of drawings and site dimensions.


  • Perform redline mark ups and redraws as provided via client
  • Offering knowledge and creating designs based on technical knowledge
  • Mentor Junior Drafts people
  • High level of drafting documentation
  • Ability to follow standards and templates


Regular involvement in all aspects of business development including:

  • Attending client meetings and taking briefs to build project scopes that meet client needs
  • Interaction with clients and other business stakeholders (account management), especially the closeout and verification of project success using data focussed metrics
  • Maintaining relationships internal and external
  • Meet with clients to determine project scope requirements and track project progress, to be able to realise true project benefits
  • Managing existing relationships
  • Site visits when required

As well as any other tasks or duties for which you may have the skill, knowledge and/or training that is required of you from time to time.


  • Certificate 3 in Drafting or Diploma of Engineering
  • Appropriate experience in required field


  • Fabrication experience
  • 5+ years in similar role.
  • High level of design


  • Software knowledge including 3D analysis software SpaceGass and / or Strand 7; Microsoft Office Suite; programming ability in MS Excel; knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Demonstrated project engineering or project management skills
  • Strong discipline and time management skills
  • Technical ability to manage and coordinate multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Deliver results under pressure
  • Learn about our clients’ businesses and markets so you:
    – Understand our clients core business outcomes.
    – (2) Understand how to present Waterline to our clients in a relevant context.

Skills + Abilities

  •  Demonstrate high levels of organisation, planned and attention to detail
  •  High level of report writing and presentation skills
  • Problem Solving
  •  Ability to interpret Legislation, Acts and Codes
  • Demonstrate high levels of both written and verbal Communication skills
  •  Demonstrate high levels of skill in electronic media including the Microsoft suite of programmes
  • Demonstrated skills in coaching and mentoring
  •  Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in high pressure and competing priority/ambiguous environments and meet key deadlines and milestones 
  • Intellect coupled with motivation, drive and efficiency
  •  Manage + build positive relationships (Internal and External)
  • Act decisively, honestly and with integrity at all times
  • Respect the values and diversity of others
  • Maintain confidentiality with regards to tasks


  •  Excellent interpersonal, cooperative and facilitation skills as part of interfacing with various level of management and external bodies and agencies.

  • Provide advice and support across the business relevant to your professional area
  • Actively investigate enhancements to standards, procedures and processes in area of expertise that achieves improvements in safety, reliability, performance, job satisfaction and productivity
  • Maintain knowledge of best practice within field of expertise, share interesting and useful information across the business, as appropriate
  • Develop the understanding of others to support and implement engineering improvements and maintain a practical knowledge of the work environment to which engineering support is provided
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with external stakeholders
  • Participate in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of Sustainable Development (SD) Management Systems within your area of responsibility and comply with SD procedures


  • Demonstrate our culture, values, and brand promise at all times

  • Articulate the benefits of our culture, values, and brand promise to other team members and our clients as a competitive advantage

  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Set high standards of teamwork

  • Contribute positively at internal and external meetings

  • Share information openly

  • Maintain and update knowledge of new innovations and initiatives in stakeholder management field

  • Take ownership, accountability and responsibility of your work, WL culture, WL business goals and KPI’s


  • Poor attention to detail

  • Poor communication with clients

  • Inability to follow instructions



  • Job dependant – clients


If you are interested becoming a part our multi-discipline team, please apply below, with your cover letter outlining why you think you would be a good fit for the advertised role and an up-to-date CV.  

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