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LocationPinelands, WC 7405 - South Africa
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
  • Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson
Job no: Q3ECK
Category: Drafting & Design, Draughtsperson

With offices in Africa, Australia, Canada and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the resources, infrastructure, and industrial processes sectors. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a diverse career that could take you anywhere in the world.

ADP (a Lycopodium business) seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Draughtsperson to join our growing team in Cape Town. Based in Cape Town and reporting to the Drawing Office Manager, the successful candidate will produce Arrangements and Detailed Fabrication drawings in accordance with Engineering Design Project Specifications, Industry Norms and Relevant Legislation.

The tasks you’ll perform

  • Be proficient in all aspects of CAD software and to use those skills within ADP Group defined CAD procedures.
  • Produce Arrangements and Detailed Drawings that are consistent with industry, client and ADP Group standards.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Produce drawings within project-defined budgets and deliverables.
  • Create Arrangements and Detailed drawings in 2D or 3D.
  • Mentor team members to ensure ADP and Lycopodium maintain an unsurpassed Design & Draughting reputation throughout the industry and with their clients.

The expertise you’ll bring

  • Appropriate, relevant Tertiary Qualification.
  • 3-7 years’ proven experience, preferably in an EPCM environment.
  • Cape Town based.
  • South African Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid technical aptitude, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst consistently producing a high quality of deliverables, within budget and schedule constraints.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the Microsoft suite of software packages, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Demonstrate ability to and/or proficiency in the use of specific propriety software packages relevant to the design and drafting discipline.
  • Working knowledge of software’s in the Autodesk AEC suite would be advantageous – AutoCAD 2D or 3D, Plant 3D, Advance Steel, Civil 3D etc.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and a practical approach to problem-solving.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, and the ability to manage multiple, varied tasks while ensuring attention to detail.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment
  • Demonstrate a strict practice of confidentiality, personal responsibility and discretion.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development and improvement. 

 The benefits we'll provide

ADP/Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognise that everyone is different and needs may change over the course of your career.

That’s why we:

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

We encourage and promote diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

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