Technical Draughtsman
Portland Group
Cape Town  -  South Africa
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Portland Quarry, Vissershok Road, Durbanville, South Africa
Job Detail
  • Industry:
    Draughting & Technical Design
  • Total Positions:
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Job Location:
    Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Availability:
  • Minimum Experience:
    1 Year
  • Apply By:
    May 31, 2019
  • Job Posting Date:
    May 13, 2019
Job Description


We are in need of a full time TECHNICAL DESIGNER to do quotations and with your experience in AutoCAD and FloorCAD (if possible) you can apply for this position at our concrete precast factory outside Durbanville. You will report to the Hollowcore Manager who is also the Design Engineer. We expect the possible candidate to be able to:

Primary duty is to do quotations and revisions to quotation

Manage quote turnaround and strive to a consistent 48hr lead time

Liaise with clients and be the contact person for any queries regarding quotation details, issues regarding quotations and client needs

Ensure effective work flow and the flow of the quotation process

Discuss all precast needs with clients to ensure accurate quoting and job acceptance

Personally assist draughtsmen and discuss layouts with the engineer to ensure accurate, efficient and cost-saving panel layouts and designs

Ensure all necessary supports, crane and transport details are accurately included in estimated drawings and calculations

Accurately record and send approved quotation pricing to clients

Attend technical meetings when needed



AutoCAD program qualifications

Customer service skills

Need to handle pressure well

5 years relevant experience

Good communication skills

Grade 12

Relevant draughting diploma / certificate

High level of numeracy and literacy

Excellent interpersonal skills


Own transport

Work references

We are a dynamic vibrant company supplying the building industry. We are situated outside Durbanville. Own transport is a requirement. If you don’t have the above, don’t send your CV please!

In return you will get a market related salary; become member of a provident fund; annual close down in December during builders holiday. Working hours are from 7:00 to 17:30, but only until 15:00 on a Friday.

With your work ethic and sober habits you will fit our team.  If you think you fit this profile, please send me your CV to or fax 021 9721144. Only candidates who meet the requirements will be considered. Should you not hear back from our offices within 5 working days please do accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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