Trainee Survey Draftsperson / Spatial Data Analyst


Balpara provides technical services to the electrical, telecommunications and industrial markets. Balpara specialise in Project Management, Electrical Engineering Design, Surveying, Drafting and Site Management. Since 1976 we have remained a strong leader structural engineering and in the electrical distribution space with all major power utilities and private organisations. In recent years our team has grown significantly due to our succession with projects across Victoria and we are looking to continue to grow our thriving team.

Our Melbourne office based in Oakleigh is seeking a person who has strong adminstration skills, is a technology enthusiast coupled with an interest in 3D spatial design. This role is entry level and offers the opportunity to be mentored and developed by our key management team which will help shape your career within the Electrical, Spatial and Construction Industries.

With a keen interest in spatial engineering, the Trainee Survey Draftsperson / Spatial Data Analyst will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Computer program related file interpretation, conversion and processing
  • Reviewing files, processing pointcloud/ spatial data and using various software
  • Photogrammetry processing and other data processing
  • Complete survey drafting in the electrical and construction related industry
  • Be present on occasional site visits with team leaders on a range of overhead and underground power distribution projects
  • Learn and maintain expected current drafting standards as set by legislative requirements and market demands
  • Assist in the delivery of projects within predetermined specifications
  • Assist in quality checks and procedures
  • Communicate with internal staff and provide project updates to clients
  • Assist with administration attached to the project delivery
  • Provide administration support to Electrical Survey Team and Laser Scan Team
  • Be adaptive to work and assist in multiple teams project requirements
  • Interpret information and communicate effectively with clients and colleagues
  • Prepare reports and update clients with assistance from your Team Leader
  • Support teams across the business with ad-hoc duties

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Learn how to draft using AutoCad
  • Be able to complete administration attached to projects in multiple teams
  • Be able to adapt to changing requirements and demands
  • Be willing to develop skills in design based applications i.e. AutoCAD, Revit, CloudCompare, Scene etc
  • Have keen interest in computing and forward thinking technology
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Hold a current Driver's Licence
  • Be willing to learn and develop under guidance from your Team Leaders
  • Ideally would have completed further education related to technology or spatial industry

You will be provided the opportunity to work amongst a highly skilled and diverse 3D survey design team in a engineering consulting environment. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop and grow your skills professionally in a team based supportive culture.

To register your details for this opportunity apply today. Suitable applicants will be contacted by our HR team. Only candidates with full working rights in Australia will be considered.

Please be advised that final stage applicants will be required to complete Assessments, Testing and a National Criminal Check.

To submit your application in strict confidence, click the 'apply' button. If you require further information, please contact Michelle Blanche on 03 9544 3877.

To view all Balpara job opportunities visit www.balpara.com.au