Electrical Draughtsman (Ref: KHED)

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Germiston - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 3 August 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a leader in low voltage electrical equipment, seeks an Electrical Draughtsman with AutoCAD Electrical Software skills.

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Main job function

Assemble electrical drawing packages from customer supplied SLD’s and specifications which are then checked by the drawing office manager

Liaise with technical staff and other personnel to resolve problems

Draft working drawings, wiring diagrams, wiring connection specifications and/or cross-sections of LV Electrical Assemblies, as required for manufacturing

Draw master drawings to scale, showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions

Measure factors that affect installation/cost and arrangement of equipment, such as busbar/cable distances etc.

Peruse quotations and costings in order to determine type of product

Possibly visit installation sites and have site meetings with clients to determine electrical requirements

Determine the order of work and the method of presentation, General Arrangements, Single Line Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams etc.

Explain drawings to production and/or construction teams and provide adjustments as necessary

Prepare and interpret project specifications and electrical requirements

Review completed construction drawings and cost estimates for accuracy and conformity to standards and regulations

Excellent knowledge of ABB, Schneider, Siemens, Electromechanica, Rockwell and DSE components, to name a few

Experience in generating drawings for DB’s, MCC’s, Generator Change-Overs, Solar/Grid Tie-in Panels, control panels, minisubs etc

Good understanding of SABS Standards. Such as SANS 10142, SANS 60439/61439, SANS 1973 Part 1 and 3

Proficiency in AutoCAD Electrical Software

Been exposed to On-Site Electrical installations, in order to understand the challenges designing Electrical Assemblies



Relevant Draughting Diploma/Degree


5+ years

Own transport

Must be reliable


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


Please contact Kay Henderson