At Miyamoto, it’s our people and our purpose that make us stand out. It’s our heart behind everything that we do that makes us authentic, and it’s our local and global experience that make us experts. Right now, we are looking for a Drafting Lead with 10 years’ experience working in New Zealand who is looking to take their career to the next level. A hands-on type who wants a diverse role in a supportive work environment with valuable opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally. If you are professional, ambitious, like to work collaboratively and willing to put in the effort then you will fit right in!

Who is Miyamoto?

Miyamoto is a locally-owned specialist engineering and construction consultancy. We are part of Miyamoto International, with over 70 years of experience providing seismic engineering and project services globally. Our experience and knowledge have accumulated from involvement in over 100 earthquakes. We work together as a global business, to provide our partners and communities expertise that no one else can offer.

As a purpose-driven company, we are looking for quality, dedicated people who align with our commitment to Save Lives and Positively Impact Communities. Miyamoto is living this purpose through active involvement in post-disaster environments, bringing specialist skills when most needed to support reconstruction. In recent years Miyamoto has been on the ground in Haiti, Nepal, Ecuador, Mexico and of course Christchurch, within days of destructive earthquakes to establish capability and support long-term rebuild programmes.

We’re looking for someone who is genuinely passionate about giving back. Passionate about providing authentic and responsive client experiences and supporting our people and business to grow.


Tell me more about the job!!

Working with a specialised team of drafters, you will be responsible for all our drafting requirements and outputs creating high quality engineering drawings. You will have a high level of experience in Revit with knowledge of AutoCAD.

Your expertise and proven leadership skills will be effective in translating written and verbal specifications, including complex structural layouts and drawings, ensuring drafting resources within the team are allocated effectively and efficiently so designs across a varied range of building structures and projects are delivered on time to a consistently high standard. You will work closely with our team of results focused structural engineers and project managers with client satisfaction and project deadlines as your common objectives.

Attention to detail and order, ensuring document controls are well-established and maintained and that notes, design calculations and other documentation can always be retrieved easily are fundamental to this position.

Minimum experience, skills and attributes for success in this role are:

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role working to New Zealand codes and construction practices
  • 10 years’ experience in a drafting role
  • Experience managing a drafting team
  • Highly experienced in the use of Revit and Auto Cad
  • Solution focused and able to work collaboratively at all levels within the organisation
  • Self-motivated and career driven

Always an active, friendly team player, you gain satisfaction from delivering a project on time, on budget and to a high quality. Whether taking direction from others or working independently, you are confident in your own ability and understand the contribution you make. Unfazed by a fast-paced, deadline driven, work environment, you are always positive, solution focused, and can effectively multi-task. Strong technical abilities and excellent written and spoken English enable you to efficiently and effectively produce reports that are clear and concise.

In return for your professional approach and experience, you will be well rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, the opportunity to work with a close-knit team in a progressive, growing organisation that provides future development options and values your individuality and personal strengths. If you are ready to take on the challenge of supporting our team of high-performing professionals, please apply now.

All applications must be received no later than Sunday, 10 November 2019. Only applications from candidates who are eligible to live and work in New Zealand will be considered.

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