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Western Scientific Company Limited

Last Updated: 10/03/22

Job Description

Summary of job function:

To produce drawings, layouts and site plans of engineering designs using the computer-aided design software, as well as prepare preliminary drafts of projects, determine its feasibility, applications and generate accurate and detailed records of engineering data.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use project specifications, detailed drawings, and verbal instructions from the Coordinator to complete assignments.
  • Operate AutoCAD to create, evaluate, and ensure that designs are created according to specifications for conducting benchmark studies, evaluating quality, and performing take-offs.
  • Develop and draft engineering drawings and plans, draft contractual documents and generate correspondence for clients and managers.
  • Maintain dynamic communication with contractors, clients, engineers and the general public for any architectural, engineering or construction issues and also new probable leads.
  • Perform fieldwork, documentation, research and drafting operations of engineering data as requested by clients or managers.
  • Ensure to conduct the costings of projects, invoicing to clients and payments from time to time.
  • Ensure to order merchandise which may be needed for projects.
  • Review maps and drawings to ensure that field and technical data is recorded and taken into account.
  • Maintain an organized work area, filing system, E-mail inbox, and action list ensuring that goals and activities are completed on time.
  • Maintain up to date working and technical knowledge of all procedural and improvement changes to computer hardware and software applications.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Assist with the delivery and installation of furniture.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.
Required Competencies
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to plan and organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to fully understand and follow highly complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends and recommend solutions to improving customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate the work flow of projects.
Qualifications and Experience
  • 5 - CXC Level subjects (Incl. Mathematics & English.
  • Certificate in AutoCAD from a recognized institution.
  • Computer literate – Microsoft.
  • 2 years’ work experience, drawing / draughting field will be considered an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to identify and resolve service problems in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to gather and analyze information skillfully.
  • Relationship builder.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Apply concepts of algebra and geometry.
  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature in an office environment.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License and be able to provide own means of reliable transportation.
  • Ability to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, on-site inspections/visits.

Company Details

Chaguanas, Chaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago
Western Scientific Company Limited is a well-respected distributor whose main activities are focused in the Supply, Installation, Commission and Training of Scientific & Clinical Laboratory Equipment and Supplies.Currently our distribution network spans more than 30 countries and over 300 small to medium clients and 150 large clients. We are devoted to providing each client with unparalleled a...