Architect/Architectural Drafter

Posted 3 years ago

Our client, a medium-size civil works and construction company in Kampala, Uganda with a focus in all aspects of civil works, specializing in construction, reconstruction and maintenance, drainage and site works for residential and commercial building developments, pipework, electrical installation and interior design is seeking to recruit Architect/Architectural Drafter.

The position requires an individual with a high level of experience, expertise and knowledge in civil construction and consists of preparing detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided. The tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing building codes, by-laws, space and site requirement, and other technical documents and reports to determined their effect on architectural designs.
  • Checking dimensions of materials to be used and assign numbers to lists of materials.
  • Coordinate structural, electrical and mechanical designs and determine a method of presentation to graphically represent building plans.
  • Determine procedures and instructions to be followed according to design specifications and quantity of required materials.
  • Draw rough and detailed scale plans for foundation, buildings and structures based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.
  • Layout and plan interior room arrangements for domestic and commercial buildings using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software.
  • Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.
  • Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment or conventional drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms and records.
  • Represent the architect on construction sites, ensuring compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections, under the architect’s supervision.
  • Supervise, coordinate and inspect the work of draftspersons, technicians, technologists on construction projects.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in architecture or Diploma in architectural drawing and draftsmanship.
  • A portfolio of completed designs.
  • Excellent technical skills, particularly with CAD software as well as math skills.
  • Strong creative design and time management skills.
  • 2-year experience in a similar position
  • Good customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Qualified candidates are invited to send their applications and curriculum vitae to before or by close of business of 19th July 2021.

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