Bridge/Structural CAD Technician

  • GIBB Engineering & Architecture
  • Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
  • May 23, 2020
Permanent Engineering

Job Description


GIBB's Transport Services Discipline provides a comprehensive range of services that include traditional consulting services (design, procurement and contract supervision), Public Private Partnership (PPP) solutions and asset management services. This includes high capacity freeways, interchanges and bridges, airport pavements, rural roads (including low volume and haul roads) and municipal infrastructure. The team is supported by transportation and traffic engineers, geotechnical and material engineers and other specialists.
Transport Services Discipline is looking for another talented professional to complement their team, in the form of a Bridge/Structural CAD Technician. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.


Purpose of the Role:
Bridge, culverts or similar related reinforced concrete and structural CAD detailing and draughting technician. The Bridge CAD Technician's role is to provide support to engineers by preparing clear and technically accurate drawings, diagrams and documents, based on design specifications, using computer-aided design (CAD) software within the organization. Proficiency in AutoCAD 3D and Autodesk Revit will be advantageous and a suitable CAD Technician will play a vital role in the team's migration from 2D to 3D draughting. The Technician should have a good understanding of how building information modelling (BIM) and how it can enhance the production of technical drawings and improve overall efficiency within the Bridge Team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for/should possess the following:
Produce technical drawings using CAD/Revit for draughting and detailing.
Assist Project Leader/Engineer in the preparation of Contract Documentation (schedule of quantities; project specifications; overall tender drawings & contract documentation);
Ensure that drawings meet GIBB quality standards
Train/mentor other Draughtspersons
Assist in the preparation of Bill of Quantities
Issue and Maintain register of issued drawings
On occasion the Bridge CAD Technician will be required to:
Assist Technical Lead/Bridge Engineer/Technologist with site meetings
Assume role of Assistant Engineers' Representative where required to do so
Job Requirements:
National Diploma in Structural Engineering
Candidate PR Tech (recommended)
Min 5 years experience in bridges, culverts or similar related reinforced concrete and structural CAD detailing
Understanding of SANRAL's Code of Procedure
Proficient in reading, interpreting & understanding of Road Geometric drawings, information and other data required as input for Bridge CAD drafting.
Understanding of applicable SANS codes of practice for concrete works, steel reinforcement for concrete, and structural steel detailing.
Core Competencies:
Expertise/Technically Astute: Structured output based and related to the KPI's.
Planning and Organising / Work Management
Self-Motivated & able to inspire others
Team Player
Problem Solving
Achievement Oriented
Self Awareness
Good Time Management
Decision-Making Skills
Good Communication skills
Proactive & Show Initiative
Able to work with minimal supervision
Demonstrable ability to Coach & Train
Able to work well under pressure
Good Listening skills

Application Deadline

May 31, 2020