TECHNICAL DRAFTSMAN & PRE-SALES

Job Opportunity - TECHNICAL DRAFTSMAN & PRE-SALES - Johannesburg based

We are looking for a Technical Draftsman who can assist with Pre-Sales. Should you feel you have the experience listed below or know of someone who does, please email the CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Position Reports To: Sales Director

Basic Function: Liaise with pre-sales, participate in sales briefs and create detailed technical drawings based on given specifications and calculations with regards to the electronic products and infrastructure. Also assist with quotations, projects and related pre-sales functions.

Primary Function: TECHNICAL DRAFTSMAN

Essential Functions:

  • Liaise with pre-sales team
  • Convert brief (and rough sketches with specifications) from Pre-Sales/Systems architects into professional drawings
  • Design plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) software
  • To support both the AV and Live Events product teams
  • Add details to plans from their technical product knowledge
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures for products
  • Prepare multiple versions of designs for review
  • Maintain accurate records of drawings
  • Create templates
  • Create product drawings
  • Support sales team
  • Actively participate in project discussions to provide experienced knowledge
  • Performs other various duties as assigned

Secondary Function: PRE-SALES

  • Support sales team
  • Assist in developing system solutions based on any and all products available from the Electrosonic SA offering
  • Design systems to customer specifications
  • Provide feedback to Sales regarding technical information required for the customers
  • Draw or oversee the designing of an AV systems on VISIO
  • Actively participate in internal product and quote discussions to provide consultative support in specialist areas
  • Assist in the development of sales presentations and proposals
  • Provide complete proposal to sales team
  • Liaise with the technology specialists/programmers and tech support for assistance with regards to specific solutions
  • Compile project documentation
  • Brief admin team on required documentation
  • Stay up to date with new technology and all products available from Electrosonic SA and latest trends
  • Performs other various duties as assigned

Knowledge

  • Associate’s degree or completion of a technical trade school proficient with CAD, Microsoft Software, Adobe PDF and Photoshop. Drafting or related field
  • At least two (2) years of related work experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Must have a technical aptitude
  • Min 1yr recent experience working on VISIO
  • Experience with drawing up AV systems

Skills & Abilities

  • Technical Ability
  • The skills to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication

If you feel you qualify for the above position, please email the CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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