Technical Drafter/Estimator


Kuala Lumpur, MY

About the role

  • Accurately quantify the total m2 of materials required and its associated accessories items for projects.
  • Using AutoCAD and proprietary company software, review client's design drawings and provide accurate estimations.
  • Ensuring all documentation received from a client is comprehensive enough to provide an accurate estimation.
  • Produce accurate lump sum estimations.
  • Advice on possible quantity implications / variations if design changes.
  • Assist Sales & Technical organization in the transition from estimation to design in projects.
  • Assist in the assessment of any possible improvement areas from the commercial aspect of the business.
  • Liaise with local Sales organization to improve the content of information and the process of handover to the client.
  • Provide technical assistance to the local sales, technical and marketing organization.

About you

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in one of the fields of construction / civil / mechanical / engineering / architecture with a minimum 1 year working experience as a drafter/estimator in the building sector. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply as this is an entry level position.
  • Diploma holder with many years of working experience can also be considered.
  • Experience in facade construction and working/studying in an international organization setup are an asset.
  • Able to understand and interpret architectural drawings, shop drawings and technical specifications.
  • Practical, administratively very accurate and have good organizational skills.
  • Willing to take additional responsibilities and to take the lead where required. 
  • Have a strong command of MS Office (Excel-Words-Power Point) and Autodesk AutoCAD. Knowledge of other architectural software e.g. ArchiCAD and Revit is an advantage.
  • Basic command of English language. The candidate must have skills in both written and spoken. Other language skills in Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and/or European languages are added advantage.
  • Excellent capacity to plan and organize his/her job and projects and strategies.

Benefits of working at Etex

Working with Etex, you will be keen to learn, grow and develop your career. You will be part of a culture that relies on continuous improvement, teamwork and communication. In return, we offer an attractive remuneration package that rewards you for your efforts. You will be part of a strong team and benefit from career opportunities that come from a global company. If this sounds like the role for you, please submit your resume and cover letter.