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Senior CAD & BIM Coordinator

Apply now Job No:508689
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($88,763.14 - $96,783.71)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

Property and Facilities

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities operations to the University community by using integrated systems and services to support the University's teaching and learning, research endeavours and strategic objectives. To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services of Campus Operations, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Planning and Property and Project Delivery. 

P&F’s Infrastructure & Sustainability Section have gained significant recognition for the environmental sustainability initiatives they have been implemented across the University. The Infrastructure Office is responsible for campus infrastructure planning and augmentation, technical input and control across the range of engineering services including: civil, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulics. In addition, it maintains the Division’s digital models, drawings and records of the built and natural environments covering the buildings and grounds. 

Further information about the Property and Facilities Division may be accessed on the Division’s web site at  

About This Opportunity

As CAD & BIM Coordinator you will be responsible for developing, implementing, managing and leading the Digital Modelling, Drawings and Documents Office within the Property & Facilities Division. This position is responsible for the leadership, management, mentoring and support of a small team and ensuring a high performing CAD/BIM/GIS digital modelling office. You will drive continuous improvement, build team performance and lead best practice document and records management. You will manage and maintain the Autodesk CAD/BIM/GIS system (AutoCAD, Revit, AutoCAD Map 3D) environment including AutoLISP, and the CAD interface to ARCHIBUS® and produce ad hoc drawings and maps in accordance with P&F standards.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will hold a relevant degree with experience in similar positions or have an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You'll have a demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in current and emerging best practice in CAD/BIM/GIS standards and its implementation as a subject matter expert. 

You will have experience of successful leadership with relevant experience managing a team and have the ability to motivate, develop and encourage performance in others, and to achieve set objectives in a timely and cost effective manner. You will be proficient in the use of Autodesk CAD/BIM/GIS software and bespoke software routines such as AutoLISP and VB/net. Previous experience with Facilities Management Computer System ARCHIBUS® and/or experience in GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS is desirable.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $85,222 - $93,085, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $99,710 - $108,910.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

 HEW 7 CAD & BIM Coordinator.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Stewart Hobbs (Associate Director, Infrastructure & Sustainability) via  

If you have enquiries relating to the P&F Transformation Process, please contact Liliana Hernandez Molina, HR Advisor at

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement addressing key selection criteria (ideally 2-4 pages)
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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