CAD Technician/ Draughtsman

Area: 
Kempton Park
Salary: 
R18K - R25K neg based on exp
Payment Type: 
Per Month
Appointment Type: 
Full-Time
Ref Number: 
IR161

A vacancy for a CAD technician has become available within a well-established organization in Gauteng. The successful applicant will be required to assist the design team in the preparation of all construction and as-built drawings and detailing of all civil works (Water, Sewer, Structures and Roads). Also Prepare preliminary drafts of projects, determine their feasibility and application, and generate accurate and detailed records of engineering data. The incumbent conducts work process analyses, maps data structures and flows and develops customized applications and tools to improve the productivity, efficiency and work product quality of AutoCAD software and hardware.

Key Responsibilities
Civil Engineering work
• Work in liaison with project designer and create the graphical design and layout of the project.
• Assist with preparation of Contract Documentation (schedule of quantities, project specifications, tender adjudication and award).
• Assume role of Engineers representative where required to do so.
• Prepare Bill of Quantities when required to do so.
• Perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary
• Coordinates will all disciplines involved.

Draughting
• Prepare preliminary sketches of the design
• Perform drafting activities for determining the project plan
• Collect information and other data regarding the design
• Generate complex sketches for the projects
• If required- conduct extensive field work and research on the data based as per client requirements
• Produce technical drawings using CAD for draughting and detailing.
• Ensure that drawings meet quality standards.
• Maintain and issue drawing registers.

Self development
• Develop an up-to-date knowledge on the current software applications and improvements happening in the CAD software
• Maintain high levels of self development in accordance with personal development plans.
• Stay abreast of the trends in the Civil engineering field of work.

Knowledge and experience
• Draughting certificate and/or Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification
• 4+ years’ relevant draughting experience. (water,structural, road, sewer, etc.)
• Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, applications and systems.
• Computer literacy.
• Ability to fully understand and follow high complex oral and written instructions
• Minimum experience of 4 years in infrastructure & Structural Engineering
• Experience in reinforced concrete & Structural detailing.
• Site experience advantageous

Skills and competencies
• Soft and organizational skills
• Planning and prioritisation
• Analytical (break down problems into component parts in order to isolate the root cause and draw logical conclusion.
• Planning( ability to update project plans, monitor progress, effect changes to plan, distribute status report timeously and to manage resources timesheets and administrative issues)
• Ability to convey factual information clearly.
• Diplomatic and tolerant in relaying and receiving information.
• Able to maintain relationships even when communicating disagreeable information to customers.
• Attention to detail through quality assurance

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