Structural Draftsperson

Job Description

Our client, a leading multi-disciplinary consulting engineering company, has a vacancy for a Structural Draftsperson in their Secunda office.


  • Plan and execute drafting assignments
  • Follow operational guidelines as described by the company’s drawing system guidelines
  • Ensure that the project drawings meet quality standards and customer requirements
  • Ensure the company’s drawing system quality objectives are met
  • Make adjustments or changes as directed by the responsible person
  • Should have a good understanding of concrete and structural steel drawings, an added advantage would be an understanding of the industrial or petrochemical environment
  • Draw completed designs from sketches or from other engineering documentation
  • Utilize knowledge of various drafting packages and software to complete drawings
  • 3D modelling and the creation of construction drawings thereof is essential to the role
  • Would be an advantage if the candidate can generate concrete reinforcement drawings and schedules
  • Discuss corrections and direct questions on drawings for discussion with the responsible person
  • Record all changes and resubmit to responsible person
  • Maintain competence, awareness and compliance with the project at hand
  • Maintain consistency and high quality
  • Address drafting related queries and concerns in a timely manner
  • Review the work of Junior Draftspersons and provide feedback
  • Must be proficient in Autodesk Revit or MicroStation
  • Should be medically fit and willing to visit the worksite for measurements and related activities

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Ability to work fast and effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Drafting Diploma (advantage)
  • Valid driver’s license
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Secunda

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