312312 Electrical Engineering Technician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
312312
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Electrical 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: 

312312 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Alternative Title:
Electrical Engineering Technical Officer

Conducts tests of electrical systems, prepares charts and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 2
Specialisations:
Electrical Engineering Laboratory Technician
Electrical Instrument Technician

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

3123 Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3123
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3123 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation and maintenance of equipment, facilities and distribution systems.
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 drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
assisting Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
estimating materials costs and quantities
inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
undertaking electrical workshop functions such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
assisting with research and experimentation programs

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 989.20
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 176.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 914.90