Apprentice Draftsperson – Mechanical

Job No: NOR327
Location: Newcastle, NSW

The Company 

Northrop Consulting Engineers is an employee owned, multidiscipline consultancy that has been established for 40 years. We have an open management structure and employ over 280 staff across eight offices in NSW, ACT, QLD, and VIC.

We are essentially a people business that grows by creating opportunities for our people to help build the business and their career. When you join Northrop, you join a company that will support you to excel both professionally and personally.

The Role 

We are currently seeking applications for candidates interested in pursuing a Drafting Apprenticeship. This role will be based in our Mechanical Building Services team, in our Charlestown office.

Working with professional and experienced teams on exciting and prestigious projects, you will be provided with extensive on-the-job training and mentoring. You will develop skills in the latest AutoCAD, Revit and Engineering technology and gain vast experience as part of our Apprentice Draftsperson Program.

Successful applicants will complete engineering studies at TAFE, as part of an industry recognised apprenticeship. Along with an industry-competitive salary, all TAFE fees will be reimbursed for your studies (usually 1 day a week).

If you are completing or have recently completed your School Certificate or HSC and have an interest in pursuing a career in engineering, your future could be at Northrop. Mature age candidates are also encouraged to apply.

The Candidate

You will have access to many opportunities within Northrop and with our support we will help you to develop your career and make it happen.

As the successful candidate you will possess:

  • Computer literacy with a keen interest in technical drawing. Exposure to software packages such as AutoCAD and Revit while not required, is highly preferred.
  • The ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm along with a passion for the construction and engineering industry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


If you are motivated, thirsty for knowledge and have a drive to succeed then we would like to hear from you. Please click the ‘Apply’ button to complete your application.

Northrop is an equal opportunity employer.

***No agencies please. Applications are sought from direct applicants only.


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