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Our Vacancy

Senior Electrical CADD Designer

  • Fixed-Term Contract /
  • Al Khobar
  • 13/03/24
  • On site

Finding solutions to climate change is the priority of the 21st century, and means switching to low-carbon energy. At Assystem, our mission is to accelerate the energy transition worldwide. To achieve this, our 7,000 Switchers combine their historical engineering expertise and project management with digital technologies.

In our 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Asia) of operation, we are working on the production and distribution of low-carbon electricity, through the development of nuclear and renewable energies. We are also supporting the modernisation and development of energy grids, managing the setup and siting for new transmission and distribution networks, and using hydrogen to decarbonise the transport and industry sectors.

Job Description


We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Draftsman to join our reputable consultant firm. As a Draftsman, you will play a crucial role in producing accurate and high-quality technical drawings and documentation for various mechanical engineering projects. Your expertise in drafting and proficiency with CAD software will be essential in supporting our engineering team and contributing to the successful execution of projects. This position offers an excellent opportunity to showcase your drafting skills and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.



  1. Detailed Drawings: Create detailed 2D and 3D technical drawings, plans, and layouts based on engineering designs and specifications using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  2. Design Documentation: Assist in preparing technical documentation, such as assembly drawings, bill of materials (BOM), and product specifications, to support engineering projects.
  3. Revision Control: Maintain accurate and organized drawing records, ensuring proper version control and adherence to engineering changes.
  4. Collaboration: Collaborate with engineers, project managers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and translate them into precise technical drawings.
  5. Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough reviews of drawings and documentation to verify accuracy, compliance with standards, and alignment with project requirements.
  6. Drafting Standards: Ensure adherence to company drafting standards and relevant industry codes and practices in all drafted materials.
  7. Communication: Effectively communicate with team members and project leads regarding progress, challenges, and potential solutions related to drafting activities.
  8. Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest CAD software tools and drafting techniques, actively seeking opportunities for professional development.
  9. Problem Solving: Assist in resolving technical issues related to drawings and collaborate with engineering team members to address design challenges.



Drafting Accuracy:

Achieve at least 98% accuracy in creating 2D and 3D technical drawings and documentation.

Maintain errors and revisions in drawings to less than 2% of total deliverables.

Project Contribution:

Support the successful completion of 4-5 projects within the specified timelines.

Ensure all drafted materials are delivered on time and meet project requirements.

Drafting Efficiency:

Complete 90% of drafting tasks within the allocated time frames, meeting project milestones.

Minimize delays and schedule overruns to less than 5% on assigned drafting assignments.

Compliance with Standards:

Ensure that all drafted materials adhere to the company’s drafting standards and relevant industry codes and practices. Maintain a record of 100% compliance with specified drafting guidelines.

Client Satisfaction:

Achieve a client satisfaction rating of at least 90% based on feedback surveys.

Address client feedback and ensure satisfactory resolution of any drafting-related issues.

Revision Control:

Maintain accurate and organized drawing records, ensuring proper version control and tracking of engineering changes.

Ensure 100% of drawings have appropriate revision control and are up to date.

Technical Documentation:

Prepare and maintain technical documentation, such as assembly drawings, BOMs, and product specifications, for 90% of projects.

Verify the completeness and accuracy of 95% of technical documentation before final submission.

Communication and Collaboration:

Receive positive feedback from team members and project leads regarding communication and collaboration on drafting activities.

Proactively communicate progress, challenges, and potential solutions related to drafting tasks.

Continuous Learning:

Participate in at least 2 workshops, seminars, or training sessions related to drafting techniques and CAD software annually.

Problem-Solving and Innovation:

Suggest at least 2 innovative ideas or solutions to improve drafting processes and productivity.

Collaborate with engineering teams to address and resolve 3 drafting-related challenges.


Job-Specific Skills: (Example- Analytical skills, Auto CAD, STAAD.Pro software skills etc.)

  • Proven expertise in 380kV, 132kV, 33kV Substation/Underground/OHTL Primary System Design like preparation of Single line diagrams, electrical equipment layouts, HV/MV/LV duct banks & cable routing, grounding, shielding, lighting, small power, cable raceways, switchyard layouts, power transformers and auxiliary transformers arrangements, plan & profiles, and route plans for underground and overhead transmission line etc.
  • Good understanding of substation design works
  • Integrating vendor drawings/data to equipment layout drawings and sections
  • Proficiency in using drafting software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation) to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. Experience in Micro Station is must.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce accurate and error-free drawings.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, drafting standards, and best practices.
  • Familiarity with engineering terminology and concepts.
  • Experience of renewable energy projects is an advantage.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality results and meeting project deadlines.


Generic Skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing project requirements.


Training/certifications: (Example-BOSIET training, NEBOSH IGC, Saudi council of Engineers, IRCA -UK- Certified ISO 9001-Internal auditor etc.)

  •  Revit Training: Stay proficient in industry-standard computer-aided design building information modelling (BIM) software. 
  • Saudi Council of Engineering certification is mandatory.  


My profile


Diploma or associate degree in Drafting.


Years of Experience/ Sector

Minimum of [07] years of experience in Drafting/modelling within a consulting firm or a similar industry.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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