Design Draughtsman - Paarl Verfied

Salary Negotiable Paarl, Western Cape Paarl, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 12-02-2024 12:39:21 PM
04-03-2024 12:39:21 PM

Design Draughtsman


Paarl – Cape Town & Modderfontein Offices




To prepare all the required drawings and associated drawing office documents for the completion of Tenders, Contracts and Engineering Studies associated with Water, Waste and Energy applications.


Drawing up of Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) and Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s).
Generate General Arrangement (GA) Drawings in conjunction with Process, Mechanical and EC&I engineering disciplines. Drawings to show main plant dimensions, equipment tags and positions, general arrangement and elevation views.
Generate Civil Guideline drawings based on the approved GA drawings, showing plinth coordinates and design loads, building and civil structure requirements, for civil costing and detail design by others.
Assist Mechanical Engineers with regards to mechanical design & costing (structural steel equipment supports, platforms & walkways, etc.) and piping design & costing (piping systems, piping supports, cladding & insulation, etc.) through the generation of Bills of Materials (BOM), Isometric Drawings etc.
Assist EC&I Engineers with regard to EC&I design and costing, including cable racking positioning and generation of the relevant Bill of Materials (BOM)
Responsible for the writing of piping specifications relevant to client specifications.
Programming piping specifications into 3D modelling software and ensuring the accuracy of Bills of Material and automated drawings generated from the software.
3D modelling on AutoCAD 3D Plant software.
Conversion of 3D models from other software packages (e.g. AutoCAD CADWorx,
Autodesk Inventor) into recognised AutoCAD 3D Plant format.
Generation of basic and detailed engineering design drawings as per the Engineering Procedures.
Assist Mechanical Engineer in verifying that mechanical construction by subcontractors complies with detail design specifications, sign off on vendor and subcontractor drawings, incorporate detailed equipment drawings into the design, and verify that correct as-built drawings are issued.
Responsible for the stamping, filing and archiving of hard copies and archiving of electronic copies of equipment used in model generation, as well as all project drawings.
Responsible for drawing control, the recording of drawing histories and the stamping requirements of drawings issued.
Responsible for the generation of as-built drawings after project completion, based on redlined drawings produced during construction, or based on actual site measurements by the draughtsman.
Responsible for the adherence of the drawing office to any internal and client specifications applicable for all work.
Ensure work is executed on time, within the draughting man-hour budget and is cost-effective following Group procedures and standards.
Communicating progress, problems and solutions to your line manager.
Keep up to date with the latest developments, design tools & guidelines inside the Company, in the field of draughting and from local/international draughting software suppliers
To ensure the application and maintenance of departmental systems and procedures
Provide project-specific input to the Project Manager to resolve construction issues during site work


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, or suitable training from a certified institution in
basic CAD Draughting.
Minimum of 5 years 3D Modelling and Piping experience on AutoCAD 3D Plant.
Training on AutoCAD, CADWorx, AutoCAD Plant and/or Autodesk Inventor will be an
General working knowledge of piping systems and structural steel design.
Detail orientated.
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Communication and Organizational skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Computer Literacy (Google Suite or equivalent)
Good organisational skills.

Recruiter: DAV