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Residential Architectural Draftsperson Dunedin

Advertiser: Balmac B&D LimitedMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Nov 2019
Otago, Dunedin
$65,000 - $74,999
Work Type
Full Time
Design & Architecture, Architectural Drafting

Balmac Buildings and Development builds and designs a wide range of quality accommodation from renovating classic homes, student accommodation and high-end new builds. We are looking for a structural architectural draftsperson who will work with us on a range of residential properties in Dunedin. 

We are looking for a passionate and skilled draftsperson to join a growing team to accelerate and streamline our consenting process. 

Ideally, you will be able to offer a minimum of 3 years' experience and have strong competencies in drawing to DCC standards. 


Duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Preparation of construction drawings
  • Liaise and collaborate with surveyors, engineers, planners and other architects and builders.
  • Compilation of Design and Build specifications for subcontractors, as well as the evaluation of subcontractor pricing
  • Collation of building and resource consent documentation, as well as liaison with local authorities in regard to consent approval progress.


What you will be able to offer:

  • A minimum of three years experience in a similar role
  • Solid experience with both structural and architectural drafting methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great time management
  • Thorough working knowledge of current NZ construction methodologies
  • Able to build rapport with the council
  • Good spacial awareness
  • Familiar with building sites
  • Can work independently
  • Keen to learn and upskill

Please send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to:

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a draughtsperson?

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