FM – Civil Auto CAD Draftsman I AFET I Dubai, UAE

September 13, 2023
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Job Description

Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 156651

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Overview of the role:

The Civil Draftsman to work with FM Civil team for converting preliminary design drawings into technical shop drawings, liaise with architects and engineers to gather product and structural requirements, calculating dimensions and material specifications, and creating detailed designs / shop drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software.

The Civil Draftsman should also work to produce 3D visuals perspective rendering, joinery details / drawings and layout plans with detailed specifications for fit out contracts.

What you will do:

Responsible for:

Key Accountability 1: FM / Civil Maintenance Service Delivery.

Responsible for:

Draft and prepare AutoCAD layout plans with detailed specifications based on design schematic
Develop 3D visuals perspective rendering and layout
Develop high-quality interior design concepts including mood boards and layout plans.
Collaborate with the client to understand project requirements, including space layouts, furniture designs, and interior elements.
Incorporate design changes and revisions into existing drawings as required.
Produce clear and concise documentation, including floor plans, elevations, sections, and details.
Coordinate with other departments, such as sales and execution teams, to ensure smooth project implementation.
Conduct quality checks on drawings to identify errors or inconsistencies and make necessary corrections.
Prepare BOQ from drawings and assist estimation team for qty take offs
Stay updated on the latest AutoCAD techniques, tools, and software advancements to enhance productivity and efficiency.

Required skills to be successful:

Job-Specific Skills:

Knowledge in 2D & 3D design – Proficient in AutoCAD, 3D software such as 3DS Max, Vray, SketchUp.
Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and other image editing / rendering software
Knowledge of the design process, including M&E and detail construction drawings, colour & materials, furniture and carpentry systems, specifications, and detailing will be a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated, hardworking, willing to work independently and as a team.
Should have Knowledge in Interior Designing/Joinery/ Fit Out Industry
Knowledge in Space Planning & Commercial Interior Environment, Fit out detailing, Specifications.
Strong knowledge of MEP and Electrical works technicalities and drawings
Strong knowledge of UAE construction code and technical files.
Knowledge of Quantifying the Material

What equips you for the role:

Minimum Qualifications, Certification, and Knowledge:

Diploma in Interior Design / Civil Engineering.
Understanding of local market and knowledge of Public Entities, contractors and vendors.
Good Understanding of Fitout / Civil contracts.

Minimum Experience:

10 years’ experience in a related field of which 5 years are in a similar capacity in the Civil / Fit out Contracting companies.

About Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies
Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies offers customers complete engineering and systems integration solutions.

The Engineering arm operates in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt providing a wide variety of products and services from air conditioning, scaffolding and access solutions, elevators and escalators, control and life safety, facilities management, building products, MEP, Energy Management, Technology Infrastructure and Digital Transformation.

The Technologies division provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers that include, contact centre solutions, business applications, business intelligence, data management, advanced analytics amongst others. The IT infrastructure portfolio comprises IP telephony, ELV systems, networking solutions, professional audio-visual solutions and managed services.

These solutions are further complemented by services that include project management, installation, testing, commissioning and after-sales maintenance contracts.