Working at SOTO Consulting Engineers

At SOTO, we are engineers first. We’re excited by engineering solutions that improve client productivity, influence industry and improve the safety of workers. We play with the latest technology to deliver unique and diversified engineering design solutions. We’re dedicated to the Illawarra community, as it nurtures our employees, their families and the next generation.

We want high-performing staff who are equally passionate about their expertise, our industry and the community. In return, we trust you to work autonomously and will provide you with the opportunity to find the work that you are most passionate about. You’ll be encouraged to own your area of expertise, and we will always endeavour to provide projects that challenge and develop that expertise.

Our Culture

We embrace diverse skills, backgrounds and ideas. This diversity makes us more dynamic as an organisation. We’re focused on quality and integrity; have respect for those around us; and are passionate about what we do.


We’re proudly located in the beautiful Illawarra, 90 minutes south of Sydney, where our unique escarpment frames pristine beaches. Famous breaks and iconic bushwalks meld together, offering a distinct range of activities while still being accessible to Sydney. SOTO is active in many local sporting and community organisations and promotes an active and healthy lifestyle.

The Role

Our requirement is for a qualified Structural-Civil Detailer/modeller, conversant with Australian Standards, having at least 5 – 7 years Detail Drafting experience.

The purpose of this role is to complete detailed fabrication drawings for structural steelwork using 2D/3D Drafting software.

SOTO requires a Structural Steel Modeller/ Detailer who is motivated, high-performing and capable of operating with an appropriate level of autonomy to work collaboratively on a variety of projects.

The Responsibilities

Comply with all relevant Australian Standards and guidelines that impact drafting and design.

Ensure all drawings/designs are completed using design best practice and appropriate templates and client standards.

Ensure all drawings are produced to comply with project schedule and client requirements.

The Requirements

  • Experienced in structural detailing in the Civil, Manufacturing, Mining & Materials sectors.
  • Ability to be highly productive with periodic direct management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Australian Design Codes.
  • Strong time management skills.

Ideally, you will have:

  • 5 – 7 years experience in a consulting engineering environment.
  • Advanced competence and knowledge of 2D/ 3D software.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the modelling and detailing of steelwork, platforms and structures for a range of industry sectors.
  • The ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and a real team player.


Please note:  We are not accepting calls or candidates from recruitment agencies for these positions.

This role is available to Australian citizens and permanent residents only.

To apply, send a covering letter and resume to

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