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Architectural CAD Designer (Solidworks)

Advertiser: Architecture van BrandenburgMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Aug 2019
Otago, Dunedin
$25 - $34.99 per hour
Work Type
Full Time
Design & Architecture, Architectural Drafting


Role Definition 

Job Title: 3d cad Modelmaker (Solidworks)

Reporting to: Design Manager and CAD modelling leader on a day to day basis and ultimately to Senior Partner. 

This position is responsible for producing high quality 3d CAD design models. There will be a requirement to be able to work independently and as a part of an effective team. 


  • Proficient in Solidworks, competency in surface modelling 
  • Take instructions from Design Managers, in all aspects of daily duties 
  • Develop designs from sketch design / sketch model 

Qualities and skills required Essential 

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities 
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based 
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and ability of model making skills 
  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of CAD modelling 
  • Able to understand architectural drawings and quickly decipher relevant information required 
  • Good level of 2D CAD skills is beneficial. 
  • Able to work well within a team 
  • Able to manage and prioritise time and tasks efficiently 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information 
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines 
  • Able to remain calm and resilient at all times 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and articulate and diplomatic manner 
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally 
  • Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members
  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility 
  • Understanding and adherence to the principles at Architecture van Brandenburg 
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to learn new skills 
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks 
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times 
  • Empathy with a creative environment 
  • Appreciation of, and commitment to the business of the Practice 
  • Due to the nature of the position and the requirement to meet deadlines there will be a requirement to work additional hours as necessary 

Position Available immediately 

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder. 


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with?
  • Have you completed a qualification in architecture?

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