Senior Draughtsperson

Client GIBB Engineering & Architecture
Reference # CPT-HR01-005
Published 01/06/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
GIBB’s Railway Engineering Services Sector provides the full spectrum of rail and rail-related services. These services range from specialised requirements (relating to perway, signalling, electrical, rolling stock and operations) to large multi-disciplinary project services, often involving all of these elements. For such large projects, GIBB offers a comprehensive range of services encompassing project feasibility, design, procurement, construction and operational activities. In particular, GIBB’s extensive experience on Public Private Partnership projects (PPP’s) demonstrates its capabilities in managing highly diversified project portfolios.

This Sector is looking for another talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Senior Draughsperson. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.

Produce accurate high quality plans, tracings and drawings of buildings, layout and installations from
sketches, plans or other information using computer aided drawing equipment, specifically AUTOCAD and REVIT.
This includes the amendment, annotations and any similar work associated with such plans, drawings, 2D and 3D renderings.
Job Functions Civil Engineering
Industries Consulting Services
About this role

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

o The production of high quality plans
o Dealing appropriately with the electronic receipt of plan for other CAD users.
o The production of high quality drawings and work for Power Point presentations, charts, notices, posters, forms etc.
o The completion and maintenance of computer (CAD) back-up systems and general computer housekeeping duties.
o The completion and maintenance of records relating to plan work.
o To occasionally accompany a Technician/Senior Technician/Engineer on an inspection of a large and complex building (major project), in order to quickly facilitate the production of relevant plans or drawings
o To occasionally interpret electrical designs, in order to assist with contract measurements and site queries.
o To attend user group meetings and other formal or informal training sessions to assist in the training of other CAD users and when required to assist in the development and use of new technology to produce drawings and graphics.
o Such other associated duties commensurate with the grade of the post, as may be allocated by the Project Executive or Project Manager/Leader. The duties include:
a) The reproduction of plans, tracings and drawing
b) The reproduction, collation and binding of documents
c) Production of electrical details for construction
c) Basic administration duties
d) Conversant in Microsoft Excel and MS Word.
e) Occasionally providing cover for CAD purposes in other locations/directorates within GIBB
Desired skills and experience

If these are only some of your best professional traits, then this could be the next step you take in your career:

o Matric / senior certificate
o AutoCAD Certificate (with proficiency in AutoCAD)
o Revit experience (compulsory)
o 10 years proven experience in design drawings of electrical and electronic building services.
o Valid Drivers License

Core competencies:
o Analysing
o Relating and networking
o Achieving personal work goals and objectives
o Interest in electrical design and construction
o Key interest and knowledge of electrical design works
o Presenting and communicating information
o Writing, compiling and reporting
o Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
o Applying expertise and technology in electrical engineering field
o Deciding and initiating action
o Working independently and with people
o Leading and supervising
o Adhering and applying principles and values
o Formulating strategies and concepts
o Learning and researching
o Working independently, Planning and organising
o Creating and innovating
o Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
o Following instructions and procedures
o Interest in electrical engineering field
o Adapting and responding to change
o Willing to consider formal (future) qualification in electrical engineering
o Coping with pressures and setbacks

We look forward to receiving your application.

Depending on South African permanent residency status, the position can be offered on permanent or contract basis.

Agency CVs submitted during the first two weeks of this advertising period will not attract any fee obligation by GIBB.
Job Closing Date 30/06/2017
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