Architectural Draughtsman

Architectural Draughtsperson

Minimum Diploma in Architecture

Will be updated

The tasks a Draughtsman Architectural is expected to perform include:

Preparing drawings of buildings, parks, gardens, monuments, etc. from sketches, designs or data for construction

Drawing sketches of required construction according to directions of architect to suit purpose and environment

Proficiency in studying notes, sketches and other engineering data of buildings, parks, gardens, monuments, etc. to be constructed

Knowledge of preparing drawings of buildings, parks, gardens, monuments, etc. from sketches, designs or data for construction

Well-versed with preparing models of construction work

Knowledge of drawing to scale drawings according to approved sketches showing plan, elevations, settings, arrangements, etc.


Ability to trace drawing and make blueprints

Knowledge of preparing architectural designs, may prepare estimates and schedules for material and labour

Ability to prepare perspectives designs and render them in colour of monochrome

Knowledge of duties performed by civil draughtsman

Effective communication skills

Problem-solving ability

Dexterity of hands

Good statistical skills

Work independently

Good mathematical skills

Team player

Good listening skills

Analytical thinking

It is a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks includes working for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include backache, fatigue, etc.

For freshers - INR 17,000 to INR 20,000 per month

For candidates with 2-5 years of experience or more - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current and Future Growth of Construction Sector in India

In 2012-13, the market value of the construction industry was estimated at 7,674 billion. The sector grew at a CAGR of 9.42% between 2003-04 and 2012-13. The sector has multiple linkages with other sectors and has a strong multiplier effect on the economy. Indirectly, the sector generates 5 times higher value for the other sectors.

It is highly unorganized and employs most labourers, second only to the agriculture sector.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector is also the largest contributor to central exchequer. The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to 11,954 billion by 2017. In the recent years increasing infrastructure spending by the government has made this sector highly attractive among foreign investors. Sector witnessed cumulative foreign direct investments to the tune of 40,399 million from 2000 till 2013 of which 91% was in real estate development.

Labour in construction sector is highly migratory and largely unskilled. The sector creates more than 45 million jobs either directly or indirectly among various classes of individuals in the country which is primarily driven by increase in demand for residential real estate and rising infrastructure expenditure.

The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of around 31 million jobs in the 9 year period. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Draughtsman Architectural.

Architecture firms across India

Construction companies across India

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