Consultancy Jobs – AutoCAD Drafter –  International Lifeline Fund (ILF)

Job Title:   AutoCAD Drafter – Contract Basis   

Organisation: International Lifeline Fund (ILF)

Duty Station: Lira, Uganda

Contract Type: Consultancy

Contract Period: 26 days

Reports to: Operations Manager and Deputy Director


About US:

International Lifeline Fund is a non-profit international humanitarian organization with its head office in Washington D.C and a local presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, as we continue to expand to other countries in Africa, including Haiti in the Caribbean Islands where we have impacted thousands of lives through our work. Our team works with local partners and communities to improve the quality of life of the underprivileged by exponentially expanding access to clean water and energy solutions. We strive for a world in which no one suffers from a lack of access to clean water and energy. Lifeline works in two sectors: Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in both the development and humanitarian contexts.


Job Summary:  We are seeking to recruit an accomplished AutoCAD specialist to use computer-aided design techniques (AUTOCAD) to prepare drawings for various product models being produced for our Environment Department.  S/He will be required to meet with our team to observe and discuss design elements of our models, and drawings based on actual measurements. This position requires the candidate to observe, inspect at the field level and to prepare all necessary documentation.


Candidate Profile: You must have extensive experience working with AutoCAD software or similar, advanced design skills, and a keen eye for detail. Ultimately, creating high-level design models that meet all the specifications.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create drawings and plans
  • Collaborate with engineers and constructors on projects
  • Determine the correct size and materials for products
  • Compile data and specifications sheets
  • Produce draft design and diagrams according to the given specifications
  • Ensuring product designs meet the required safety and structural standards
  • Presenting various design perspectives for construction improvements and adaptations
  • Presenting design drafts for senior management
  • Completing job reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or architectural studies.
  • 5+ years’ work experience as an AutoCAD drafter
  • Advanced knowledge of CAD and AutoCAD software or similar
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and architecture
  • Excellent technical design skills
  • Ability to project manage, work independently, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • The drawings will be required within the project stipulated time and therefore, the engineer should be ready to work overtime to deliver on projects.
  • 3 Works samples must be submitted for review
  • Must have own laptop and software


How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your cover letter stating your interest and applicable experience in the role, resume, and academic credentials to our office by email using the information below.  Only successful candidates will be contacted.  CAD Test will be given at the interview


International Lifeline Fund

P.O. Box 70 Lira, Uganda


E-mail to: with subject line “AutoCAD Drafter”


NB: Any kind of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 17th February, 2022


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