Draughtsman

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Private company in Lusaka

Job Purpose

The holder of this position will be required to efficiently and effectively deliver complete and appropriate layout of drawings and oversee all task schedules on drawings of all relevant equipment, facilities and structures and also ensuring that technical administration in the areas of responsibility is up to date and accurate.

Job Responsibilities

Execute / Perform all types of technical drawings and schematic drawings according to the projects’ requirements:

  • Creating structural, mechanical and piping drawings (SMP), Process drawings, Electrical and PID schematics, Civil drawings and basic knowledge of Architectural design and drawings. Performing layout drawings for all Projects disciplines.
  • An understanding of the drawings of the various areas and sections in and around the Process Plant.
  • Creating and modifying symbols and layout blocks using AutoCAD.
  • Keeping record of all changes and red-line required drawings in areas of responsibility and provide feedback to direct line supervisor.
  • Creating drawing component layouts in 3D.
  • Creating/generating reports from the schematics, i.e. drawing index.
  • Working in and modifying project BOM’s to aid Engineers in procurement process.
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor

Job Competencies

  • Sustain expert level capability in using any 2D/3D drawing program, with preference to AutoCAD, SolidWorks and/or any other design software.
  • Sustainable working knowledge of model/layout space and dimensioning components.
  • Familiarity with ANSI/ASME Y14.1 drawing standards and ISO 9001 standards related to drawing configuration.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS database and MS Projects

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in preparation of drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software, such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Should be able to generate the drawings at optimum speed after submission /collection of raw data or drawings
  • Ability to read drawings in all technical fields.
  • Ability in understanding P&IDs, Red Line Drawings
  • Process industry environment experience and added advantage
  • Working experience on Construction Sites and Cement Plants will be an added advantage

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum Grade 12 certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum Diploma in Mechanical/Process Engineering
  • Minimum Engineering Drafting certificate or equivalent training and experience
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).

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