Title:  Design Draughtsman

Closing Date:  01 April 2022
Location:  Orapa, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To produce technical drawings that conform to Debswana draughting standards to facilitate scoping and execution of various stakeholder needs and requirements as well as maintain database of technical drawings within the operation.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provides technical information to assist in the compilation of budgets
  • Assesses design requests (Project briefs), investigates associated technical problems, and produces solutions accordingly
  • Plans and schedules all jobs as allocated to him/her
  • Produces complex sketches from information received from clients and/or the Supervisor
  • Produces detailed layouts, sections and final assembly drawings from information received from the client, site measurements, sketches, or existing drawings using CAD applications
  • Details complex component parts of equipment from existing drawings, actual parts or information received from the client
  • Revises existing designs as per request from clients or supervisor and updates all applicable drawings
  • Carries out basic engineering design related calculations in accordance with engineering codes of practice, safety and environmental standards on request from clients or supervisor
  • Examines each design proposal from external sources for adherence to engineering specifications and standards and recommends improvements where necessary
  • Maintains and develops the drawing office technology and ensures optimum utilization thereof e.g software upgrading
  • Attends to all administrative functions of the position, taking cognizance of the need to create a clear audit trail
  • Maintains the drawing office database and filing system

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Engineering Technician Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or equivalent


  • Four (4) years post qualification experience, preferably in a mining or heavy engineering environment.

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • ERB Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Technical Proficiency
  • Technical Learning
  • Technical Planning
  • Quality Management

Behavioral Competencies

  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Service Orientation
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Permanent Contract