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Technical Draughtsman

Reference: 5072 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • The main responsibility of this position is to prepare clear, accurate and detailed working plans/drawings from rough or detailed sketches for engineering and manufacturing projects.
  • By using the latest CAD and Inventor, the Technical Draughtsman must prepare clear, complete, and accurate working plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches or notes from design team
  • Co-operation with Workshop, Production and Management to obtain correct and complete definitions, in order to establish what the needs are, with regards to each project
  • Align needs and definitions of Workshop, Production, and Management into a final solution
  • Design and draw detailed drawings of projects while being able to foresee the end-product, in order to take the responsibility off other members of the team
  • Continuous and active involvement during the manufacturing of project components
  • Must be able to function independently during projects


  • Grade 12
  • Be computer literate and able to use a wide range of software packages
  • Understand construction or production methods and processes
  • A relevant qualification in steel structure design will be an advantage
  • Have a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with Engineering terminology
  • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical and/or Structural Engineering would be advantageous
  • At least 2-year extensive working experience of AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Advantage – Pipe Line Routing and Detailed Isometric Generation
  • Advantage – Steel Detailing according to standard connection practices
  • Advantage – Machine Built experience
  • Advantage – Generation of new libraries within Inventor
  • Advantage – Vault Basic operation and implementation

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Have a mechanical aptitude with ability to complete mathematical calculations
  • Enjoy designing on computers and creating drawings
  • Willing to get hands dirty in order to take accurate site measurements for planning of optimum routes for new projects
  • Be able to think in a three-dimensional context to be able to foresee the end product while working
  • Have initiative and drive, be detailed orientated and able to work under pressure

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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