Tekla Draughtsman

Tekla Draughtsman

Overall Job Purpose: Working as an individual to create technical drawings based on given structural drawings and calculations for the companys fabrication department and site crew

Responsible to: Company Director / Management

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Predominantly using Tekla structural steel software to produce 2D/3D drawings
  • Using AutoCAD and additional design software
  • Producing Fabrication Drawing, Assemblies and GAs
  • Working from engineering drawings and using appropriate calculations to produce structures that satisfy the client specification, design requirements & BS EN 1090
  • Create fabrication drawings including Weld symbols, Fold angles and Surface finish
  • Producing and checking appropriate documentation such as Check Sheets, Estimates Parts Lists, Requisitions and Bill of Materials.
  • Keeping records of Drawing issues and design alterations
  • Liaising with clients via telephone or face to face consultations
  • Producing documents to support tendering contracts
  • Communicating with company departments such as Purchasing, Production and Accounts

Personal Qualities and Qualifications

Personal Specifications:

  • Experience and proficiency using Tekla Structural software
  • Proven experience working in the Structural Steel Industry, specifically steel Buildings.
  • Experience working as a Tekla Draughtsman.
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering fabrication principles and processes
  • Experience using 3D modelling software such as SolidWorks, AutoDesk Inventor or AutoCAD (advantageous)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Motivated and highly ambitious.

Qualifications and Certification:

  • Bachelors Degree in Design Engineering or relevant apprenticeship (Desired, BEng, MEng, BSC)
  • In the absence of formal qualifications previous experience will be considered
  • Additional Engineering certification (Advantageous)
  • Certification in Tekla, Solidworks or AutoCAD (Advantageous)

Additional Information

Working Hours:

  • Mon Friday 8am to 4.30pm
  • Overtime possible

Location:Torquay, Devon

Remuneration:£35,000 to £40,000 (DOE)

Probation:At manager discretion

Training and Development:Further development and training a distinct possibility.

Devon, England, UK