Solidworks Draftsperson

Job Description



Tank Vision is a leading Sydney based commercial/industrial water storage tank manufacturer. We have built a reputation over 10 years for delivering quality design, manufacture and installation of a wide range of projects within the commercial, healthcare, retail, industrial, transport & data sectors in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. We are at the forefront of new and innovative product design, and through successful project delivery have built a strong repeat client base.

Due to considerable recent growth, we are looking for a Draftsperson to join our ambitious team.

Our Purpose

As part of and to the strategic planning process, our team established our collective purpose. The phrase we felt best encapsulated this was;

“Working Together to Achieve a Common Goal”

Our Values

As employees of Tank Vision, we aspire to respect and display the company values in our day-to-day actions and decisions. Through joining our team, you will be given the opportunity to work in a Collaborative environment that truly values Openness and Respect. You will be empowered to work with latitude, use your knowledge, skills and experience on a varied range of projects within the water storage solution space.

As a team, we aspire to practice the following behaviours in our daily work: Loyalty; Commitment to Quality; Trust; Fairness; Accountability; Tenacity; Positivity and Respect 


Primary purpose of the role

Using Solidworks, the Draftsperson is responsible for progressing each project from initial sale and order through to detailed manufacturing drawings/BOM's. 


  • Preparing drawings, plans and designs for tanks.
  • Work under the direction of the Engineering Manager / Mechanical Design Engineer.
  • Assisting Mechanical Design Engineer and other internal/external stakeholders in the design of the tanks.
  • Creating new and modified mechanical assemblies using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Producing General Assembly Drawings, construction drawings and BOMs.
  • Maintenance and updating of Drawing Registers and libraries.
  • Ensuring that designs are within client specifications and Australian Standards
  • Assist with streamlining of re-use processes
  • Organisation and documentation of information when needed
  • Library development
  • Although this role is primarily office-based, there may be a requirement to travel occasionally to constructions sites.

Core competency areas include:

  • Technical skills – Advanced diploma or diploma in Industrial Draughting, or at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • IT – high level of IT competency essential understanding of the following programs – Solid Works, AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Drafting using Solid works.
  • Precise development and production of GA’s and associated manufacturing drawings in a presentable format set by our Engineering manager and to align with a high-level Quality Management System.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks Sheet metal design, Configuration and Design tables.
  • Knowledge base – Significant experience in draughting, using SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Analytical/Decision making – Good ability to work with the ability to deliver in full and on time within budgeted hours and timeframes.
  • Professional development – professional accountability and participation in continuing professional development
  • Communication – liaise with colleagues and clients concisely and ensure emails are well structured and contain correct grammar and spelling
  • Relationships – Maintain relationships with clients and staff to ensure professional service and repeat business
  • Experience with AS2304, AWWAD103, AS1170, AS3500, AS1851 and structural calculations would be advantageous.
  • Experience with ERP systems is desirable but not essential.

Selection Criteria 

  • Good organizational skills.
  • Capability to work on your own and maintain standards and deadlines.
  • High personal standards, pride in your work and workplace
  • Good time management (punctuality)
  • The candidate is to meet most of the role-specific competencies including 2-3 min years in Solidworks use.


This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a young, yet established company with exciting growth plans.

Please submit your application detailing your experience detailing experience in a similar role. Only candidates with suitable and similar experience will be considered for this opportunity. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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