Cad Tech/Designer

Date:  29 May 2024

Jandakot, WA, AU, 6164

Company:  Ventia

CAD Technician /Designer– Venture Smart (Ventia)


Venture Smart Pty Ltd, a 50/50 joint venture between Ventia and Johnson Controls combines a vast amount of experience and innovation across electrical and Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Our role is to provide design, construction and maintenance services for all Main Roads electrical and intelligent Transport System assets on their road network across the state. Assets include street lighting, traffic signals, variable message signs, CCTV, help phones and associated power and communications infrastructure (pit and pipe, fibre communications and switchboards).


  • Permanent, full-time position with future flexible working options 
  • Based at our modern Jandakot office/depot in WA with free onsite parking
  • Positive and inclusive Team Culture that supports diversity in the workplace and genuinely cares about the wellbeing of others
  • We are open to individuals who are eager to grow and learn and those looking to gain new skills and knowledge in a new industry!


We are seeking to employ 2 x CAD Technician / Designer to produce high quality technical drawings from beginning to end using AutoCAD and relevant software packages. These drawings cover electrical and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for both design, construction and as Constructed phases, plus the updating of all classes of Main Roads asset drawings. 


In addition, you will deliver a high standard of work in line with company, contractual and legislative & safety procedures prescribed and agreed between Main Roads Western Australia and Venture Smart. Importantly, in this role you will perform other duties, as may be required, to ensure all mandated services are delivered as per the scope of the contract.


We recognise that people are our greatest asset, and we are committed to being one of the best employers to work for. As a result, we seek to employ people who will succeed in this role and you will ideally have:

  • Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting, Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience using AutoCAD within a related electrical or ITS environment 
  • Skilled in setting up CAD standards, blocks, line types, scripts, etc. 
  • Intermediate to advanced AutoCAD user 
  • Developed computer skills including MS Office proficiency 
  • Preferable experience operating software such as AGi32 & Perfect Lite lighting design suites
  • Technology industry experience in the Transport area
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills



At Ventia we value our people and provide a range of benefits to help you look after yourself and your family as you build a rewarding career with us. In joining our team, you can expect: 

  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Wellbeing programs with a focus on mental health through our mental health peer support
  • network to discounted gym membership and discounted private health insurance.
  • Access to a variety of learning & development opportunities
  • Access to Ventia's Essential Leader Program and Ventia's Women Leading program.
  • Preventative healthcare (flu vaccines & quit smoking programs)
  • Professional advisors & employee assistance program (EAP)


About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate. 


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities. 


Please contact Helena.dempsey@skoutsolutions for any further information


How to apply Position Reference Number: 158599


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