Anderson Engineering is offering a 1 year (Internship) for  the position of designer/draughtsman.  This position will be for our business based in Pietermaritzburg. This is a one year programme.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong work ethic that is willing to always go the extra mile. The work environment is fast paced, stimulating, and challenging and will require a candidate that is proactive, reliable, and passionate about developing solutions.

The Intern is responsible for:

  • Draughting concepts, new designs and existing designs. Following this, produce a completing a full set of manufacturing drawings.
  • Drawing within the allowed budget time the project team has given and tracking costs all the way through the design phase of a project after compiling bill of materials.
  • Plan a full set of drawings, allocate deadlines to each, and is responsible for meeting all deadlines.
  • Interacting with the fabrication team to ensure the drawings are understood. This is to ensure the final product is fabricated to the desired scope of work and functionality.
  • At times it will be required to go to site and sketch up equipment and take a full set of dimensions. From that, compile a full bill of quantity. It will also require customer interaction.
  • Ensuring projects are filed logically and as per procedure during and after projects.
  • Ensuring drawing and standard component libraries are kept neat and functional at all times and design considerations are documented and filed into the correct project.


  • Relevant Engineering diploma / degree
  • Previous experience and a proven track record as a designer/draughtsman will be advantageous.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, AutoCAD, Inventor or similar) is essential.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.


  • Analytically minded with an accurate, precise approach
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Able to organise workload, adapt quickly to change and be able to deliver under pressure of deadlines.
  • Proactive and target oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible, reliable and must have the ability to take ownership.

    Interested parties to send a CV to by Monday 11 th December 2023.