Junior CAD Administrator

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Systems Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Junior CAD Administrator in order to grow its Perth Mining & Mineral group.


Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution. Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.


Reporting to the Engineering Systems Manager, the Junior CAD Administrator will provide support for CAD applications (both 2D and 3D) on projects and monitor conformance to the procedures and regulatory standards. Should have the willingness to learn and be mentored into a Senior CAD Administrators role.


In this position, roles and responsibilities will include, but not be limited, the following:

  • Assist Designers and Engineers with CAD related issues
  • Set up of new starters software in a timely manner
  • Ensure permission groups are setup
  • Implement workstation moves as instructed
  • Perform data entry tasks as instructed
  • Assist with minor support issues such as setting up printing, in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with IT workload when requested
  • Audit workstation allocations and locations in the office and update lists.
  • Ensure all instructions are followed
  • Ensure all floor staff requests are communicated to the Senior CAD Administrators to assess and delegate tasks.

Skills / Qualifications

What will set you apart from other applicants will be your previous experience in a large company within the resources industry in a similar position. Your 3+ years of experience is a catalyst for fostering excellent relationships both internally and externally. You will also have:



  • 2 to 5 years’ experience
  • Familiarity with CAD tools

The expertise you'll bring:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve CAD issues
  • Diploma in Engineering or Design and Drafting / Cert II in Applied Digital Tech
  • Computer literate
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactively seek and accept guidance and feedback provided by subject matter experts
  • Good organisational and time management skills

Please note, only applicants holding valid working rights in Australia will be considered. 


So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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