The draughtsperson is to create technical drawings for planning and construction purposes and plays a key part in the building process since the work contributes to building approvals, pricing estimates and construction.



  • Perform site surveys, prepare rough sketches, layout proposals and detailed drawings in accordance with standards and in-house practices for planning and construction purposes.
  • Liaise with planning authority officers on a case by case basis on queries and clarifications required through the planning process.
  • Generate take-offs and prepare Bill of Quantities.
  • Liaise with Architects/Engineers throughout preparation of drawings and the building execution.
    Perform day to day duties relating to the operation of a drawing office including the running and up-keeping of a filing records to ensuring traceability and preservation of documents for future reference.


Work is in an office environment, but it could also be that you are also required to meet clients on-site.

Work is on a full-time basis, from Monday to Friday. Working overtime and during weekends may be required in order to meet tight deadlines.


To work as a Draughtsperson, a qualification in Construction Engineering is required or a minimum six-year work experience in the field.

On-the-job training is usually offered by the employer.


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