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Working for UON

We are the one source of power, air and water solutions in Australia;
This is made possible by the actions of our people!


With innovative, motivated and empowered people spinning the wheels in UON, we know that anything is possible!

If you are looking for a company that is fast paced, pioneering, customer-focused, with a hands-on active approach, then UON is it! We are always looking for enthusiastic and talented people to join our team to bring the company to places we never even imagined before you! So, whether you're the thinker or the doer, the office staff or the tradesman, we want to hear from you!

Top reasons to work with us in UON

  1. Join industry pioneers
  2. You'll make a difference
  3. We will grow together
  4. Work with like-minded people
  5. Open up opportunities

Together, let's make the impossible possible.



UON is an experienced company that has been providing power generation, air compressors and water pumping solutions to industry since 1998. We provide the integration of modular products in one simplified process, from conception to hire or purchase to on-going support.

UON is seeking an experienced, dynamic, highly motivated Senior Design Drafts Person to immediately join the Quality & Engineering team.  As a third party contractor to major iron ore clients we are expected to delivery high quality work within tight and demanding timeframes.

This role is not for the faint hearted as you will be expected to hit the ground running. UON is looking for someone who wants to embed themselves within our tight nit team and dedicate themselves by striving to contribute to company successes.

You will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package and given the opportunity to creatively contribute to our innovative designs and developing technology.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Produce high level designs and drawings in AutoCAD both 2D & 3D
  • Provide technical drawings using routine CAD methods and techniques to UON and client requirements
  • Work closely with Project Managers to ensure Projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Review drawings from Engineers and drafting contractors for adherence to UON standards
  • Produce drawings for multiple disciplines
  • Work closely with other departments to produce drawings in line with client requirements
  • Manage and maintain project documentation and drawings register
  • Provide design / drafting and commissioning management for assigned projects
  • Ensuring standards, legislation and industry best practice is adhered to and continuous improvement within UON Quality & Engineering standards
  • Provide expert technical advice to internal and external UON stakeholders
  • Professional interaction with clients at all times ensuring positive working relationships are developed and maintained
  • Develop reports as required
  • Actively contribute to research and development initiatives  within UON
  • Undertake review of projects with the project department on completion of contractual agreements

To be successful in this role you must possess the following key requirements:

  • Minimum of an Advanced Diploma in Drafting
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with AutoCAD in both 2D & 3D design
  • Inventor experience would be highly desirable
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experience in working with power generation, power stations, pumps, compressors and other UON products beneficial d
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Mechanical design with a minimum of 10 years' in a similar role
  • Strong and confident communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a term alongside multiple personalities
  • Civil design experience will be highly desirable although not essential
  • The ability to produce CAD conformance drawings to our clients standards
  • Experience in manufacturing design
  • An understanding of fabrication, mechanical and electrical installs
  • Experience within the mining and resources industry essential working with clients like BHP & Rio Tinto
  • Strong focus on fostering a positive HSE culture within the company
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proactive and positive 'can do' attitude

As an organisation, we pride ourselves on the relationships we have built with our clients over many years. To be successful in this role it will be essential for you to represent UON to the highest of standards at all times and continue to maintain these essential working relationships.

This position is only open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents with the right to work in Australia.

To apply please email


  1. Corporate Health Plan
  2. Flexible working (Work/Life balance)
  3. Training and Development (apprenticeship, traineeship, internal training)
  4. Career development opportunities
  5. Fun-day Friday: Last Friday of the month everyone gathers for a BBQ and a debrief- we do enjoy our barbie burgers and sausage sizzle

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