Joanne M is a Technical Coordinator in the Computer Aided Design Department at Halcrow. She uses computers to create plans. She loved geography and she loved computers - so she answered an ad for jobs in computer mapping. She likes to visit the finished buildings and structures she has drawn.
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DescriptionDraughtspersons prepare technical drawings, plans, maps, charts and similar items.
QualificationsEntrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, BTEC/ SQA awards, an appropriate GNVQ/GSVQ or A levels/H grades. Further training consists of courses of study and supervised practical experience.
- Examines design specification to determine general requirements;
- Considers the suitability of different materials with regard to the dimensions and weight and calculates the likely fatigue, stresses, tolerances, bonds and threads;
- Prepares design drawings, plans or sketches and checks feasibility of construction and compliance with safety regulations;
- Prepares detailed drawings, plans, charts or maps that include natural features, desired surface finish, elevations, electrical circuitry and other details as required;
- Arranges for completed drawings to be reproduced for use as working drawings.
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