312212 Civil Engineering Technician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
312212
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Civil Engineering Technician
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

312212 CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Conducts tests of construction materials, prepares sketches and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 2
Specialisations:
Civil Engineering Assistant
Civil Laboratory Technician
Geotechnical Laboratory Technician

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

3122 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3122
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3122 CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS

CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams, bridges and other structures
performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
inspecting civil engineering works, and organising and supervising maintenance and repair work
conducting field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collecting data for traffic surveys

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 420.80
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
798.80
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 340.10