BMT • AUS - Melbourne

Junior Draftsperson

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Work for a global high-end design house and technical consulting firm solving complex real-world problems.

We Design. We Guide. We Protect. We Sustain. We Train. We Transform

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Welcome to BMT!

BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for excellence. We're driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, greener, and more efficient. We provide our customers with the capability, capacity, and confidence to enable them to make the right decisions at the right time by drawing upon the expertise of over 1,300 professionals located in UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia Pacific, and the Americas.

Delivering independent, complex design and consultancy capabilities for over 37 years, we pride ourselves on being equipped to support our customers to tackle the most complex design and systems issues, and challenges, which enables the industry to deliver safer, cleaner, and more fuel-efficient shipping for the future. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high value products and services across the maritime sector. The group's assets are held in beneficial ownership for employees.

Your next exciting job opportunity –

To continue our success an exciting opportunity has become available for a Junior Draftsperson. We are an early careers Draftsperson to join our Critical Infrastructure team in Melbourne. As a Junior Draftsperson, you'll play a pivotal role in delivering engineering projects, utilising your knowledge and expertise to create innovative solutions that influence the infrastructure and energy sectors across the Asia-Pacific region.

In this role you will be –

  • Under supervision from more senior employees, undertaking professional technical tasks of varied scope and complexity.
  • Operating within practices and procedures covered by precedents or well-defined policies and/or standards.
  • Acquiring training and broadening experience to become qualified for more senior responsibilities.
  • Producing accurate 3D Models and 2D drawings for mechanical engineering projects within BMT including mining machinery, rail rolling stock, and port machinery
  • Supporting the Coast Engineering division, namely civil/structural engineering
  • Actively maintaining pro-active communication with relevant engineers and/or project managers to ensure client milestones are met
  • Assisting in maintaining drafting standards, documentation and systems (as aligned to our QMS)
  • Visiting BMT offices and/or undertake site visits to support drafting activities
  • Communicating with engineers and/or scientists incorporating knowledge gained into drawings
  • Preparing, reviewing and redrafting alongside the engineering team

Relevant Education, Experience, and Skills:


  • Diploma level qualification in engineering or relevant CAD Industry Training.
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in engineering drafting.
  • Proficient in operating CAD systems, preferably AutoCAD, Solidworks, Inventor.
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to get involved in projects in various sectors.
  • Strong team orientation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of safe work methods.
  • Ambitious, hard-working and eager to learn.
  • Drivers Licence.


  • Experience working within the engineering/science consulting sector.
  • Experience with mechanical engineering projects such as mining and ports machinery, or rail rolling stock.
  • Experience in customer liaison.
  • Strong analytical, investigative and design skills.

BMT Recruitment Process -

  • Submit your application.
  • Screening & skills evaluation.
  • Hiring Manager Interview
  • References and background checks
  • BMT Offer!
  • Onboarding

Our Benefits -

Our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive. We value your contribution by offering the following benefits –

  • Competitive salary offering
  • A performance-related bonus scheme based on personal, and company performance.
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), comprising confidential health, legal and financial advice on a 24/7 basis.
  • Learning and Development opportunities to support you in achieving your business and personal objectives and releasing your full potential.
  • We are passionate about driving culture to embed sustainability into the core of our business.
  • We are a workplace that values diversity and individual talents.

Where possible, our benefits are globally harmonised to ensure equality and consistency across our collaborative teams; we also tailor benefits to ensure they remain competitive with the local geographies in which we operate.

Embracing Sustainability -

Through science, technology, and engineering, we are embracing sustainability across the entirety of our business to make a real difference. We see global challenges as opportunities to support our customers in managing their impact and becoming more resilient. We are also on a mission to improve how we operate as a business, so that we can lead by best practice, and have a positive impact on the environment and our local communities.

Culture & Diversity -

BMT is an equal opportunities employer, committed to an inclusive culture where our employees feel a sense of belonging, and encourage diversity among our global workforces. Our genuine guarantee to always recruit, retain and motivate the best possible talent into our business and pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought is sought after and valued.

We regularly review our policies and practices from recruitment and selection to development and progression with an equity lens to ensure that everyone regardless of their gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, age, ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, life circumstance or marital status have what they need to succeed and thrive at BMT.

BMT continuously promote diversity awareness throughout the organisation at a global level through our employee learning and by recognising and celebrating our employees’ contributions, diverse background, and life experiences. Furthermore, we actively encourage everyone to improve the workplace and work together against harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Our Values –

We believe that an organisation can only be number one in its market if everyone in it works together as one. How we behave is just as important as what we do and BMT has a strong set of values that are embedded into the foundation for all our activities. Trust I Innovation I Passion I Respect I Collaboration

Notice to Recruitment Agency & Related Services -

Please note BMT receive job applications exclusively via our ATS system only. BMT do not warrant or agree to any unsolicited CVs submitted via any contact method including physical hard copies left with any employee at BMT or within our operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email, and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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