Job Description

The Junior Draughtsperson produces drawings for slurry transport system projects in the mining and resources industry, and for specialised equipment, under the direct supervision of a senior draughtsperson. The Junior Draughtsperson reports to the Drawing Office Manager and assists in ensuring that drawing deliverables are done accurately, correctly and on time according to company standards and procedures.

Tasks:
  • Draw up Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) and Hydraulic Grade Lines (HGLs) from sketches provided by engineers
  • Assist other draughtspersons to edit, correct and issue drawings of piping systems and pump stations (plans, elevations and sections) from engineer's sketches and diagrams
  • Assist engineers with material take-offs and the development of bills of quantities, equipment lists and cost estimates
  • If required, travel to sites to assist in measuring up and draw/detail equipment and systems
Responsibilities:
  • Application of draughting skills to perform basic engineering and draughting tasks
  • Ongoing career development through continuous growth and learning to develop their full potential
Development:
  • On-the-job training will be provided in specialist drawing tasks
  • Continuous learning and professional development will be required in order to remain up to date on current practices and technology
  • Once familiar and experienced with the technical aspects, the candidate will be required to take on increasing responsibility for project work
Qualifications & competencies:
  • Formal draughting training to a National Diploma or equivalent level
  • AutoCad (2D) training and experience
  • Computer literacy with basic skills in MS Excel and Word
  • A valid passport and drivers’ license as well as being willing and able to travel
  • No criminal record (due to client, travel and site requirements)

Application Instructions

Please send the following to:  CapeTown@PatersonCooke.com

  • Subject Line: Application for Junior Draughtsperson Position
  • Your Curriculum Vitae and contactable references
  • A covering letter explaining why you are the right candidate for the job.