Position: CAD DRAFTER.


Deadline: 10 Dec 2018.
Date posted: 29 Nov 2018.

Location:Dar es Salaam.


Job Brief

On behalf of our happy client, we are looking for a CAD Drafter to work with our team of Architects and Engineers and convert designs into technical plans. If you have hands on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software, well experienced in construction industry and familiar with construction processes/materials, we would like to meet you then.

Major Responsibilities

  • Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary
  • Draw rough and detailed scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Lay out and plan interior room arrangements for commercial buildings, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software
  • Supervise, coordinate, and inspect the work of draftspersons, technicians, and technologists on construction projects
  • Represent architect on construction site, ensuring builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections, under architect's supervision
  • Check dimensions of materials to be used and assign numbers to lists of materials
  • Determine procedures and instructions to be followed, according to design specifications and quantity of required materials
  • Analyze technical implications of architect's design concept, calculating weights, volumes, and stress factors
  • Create freehand drawings and lettering to accompany drawings
  • Prepare colored drawings of landscape and interior designs for presentation to client
  • Reproduce drawings on copy machines or trace copies of plans and drawings, using transparent paper or cloth, ink, pencil, and standard drafting instruments
  • Prepare cost estimates, contracts, bidding documents and technical reports for specific projects under an architect's supervision
  • Calculate heat loss and gain of buildings and structures to determine required equipment specifications, following standard procedures
  • Build landscape, architectural and display models
  • Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on architectural designs
  • Operate computer-aided drafting equipment or conventional drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms and records
  • Coordinate structural, electrical and mechanical designs and determine a method of presentation in order to graphically represent building plans


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or any related Engineering Degree
  • Proven 5+ years work experience as a CAD Drafter or similar role
  • Hands on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling tools
  • Good mathematics skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

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