Engineering Industry
ENGINEERING

Given the ongoing need for further infrastructure within Australia, both regionally and in the metropolitan cities, as well as the importance of Australia’s mining and increasing logistics industry, engineers in many different fields are required to satisfy the need for a skilled workforce. The engineering companies with whom MMMigration already works have said that they value not only the skillset, but also the work ethic and motivation of their employees from overseas and it is for this reason that they continue to sponsor and support the need for skilled workers from overseas. MMRecruitment is able to provide skilled workers both onshore and offshore to this important industry for temporary or permanent periods of time.

Engineering Related Visas

A visa that allows candidates to study in a related field whilst working part-time in an aged care centre and full-time during the course holidays

 

VER +

Training visa 407

A visa that permits candidates from outside or inside Australia to be upskilled towards a higher level within the industry.

 

VER +

TSS 482

This is a temporary skills shortage work visa that permits employers to sponsor candidates who have sufficient levels of work experience and appropriate studies in the area.

186 ENS

Employer Nomination Scheme allows companies to sponsor for permanent residence for those candidates whose occupations appear on the long-term list (MLTSSL)

 

The 494 Employer regional sponsored visa allows companies to sponsor a candidate with 3 years related work experience for a 5 year visa.

191 Regional Skilled Visa

This visa is a permanent visa allowing those with 3 years of regional work experience and a minimum threshold salary of $53,900 over this 3 year period to apply for PR

Thi visa  allows international student graduates work full-time for a period of between 18 months to 4 years.  . This visa also allows employers to employ without the responsibility of sponsorship, with an opportunity to sponsor later.

Anzco Code

Engineering Manager 133211

Description

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the engineering and technical operations of an organisation.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining, implementing and monitoring engineering strategies, policies and plans

– Interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, and providing advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements

– Establishing project schedules and budgets

– Ensuring conformity with specifications and plans, and with laws, regulations and safety standards

– Ensuring engineering standards of quality, cost, safety, timeliness and performance are observed

– Overseeing maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency

– Liaising with marketing, research and manufacturing managers regarding engineering aspects of new construction and product design

– May contribute to research and development projects

Engineering Technologist 233914

Description

Analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of engineering projects. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Engineering Professionals (NEC) 233999

Description

This occupation group covers Engineering Professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Civil Engineering Draftsperson 312211

Description

Prepares detailed drawings and plans for civil engineering work in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the

following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Civil Engineering Technician 312212

Description

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

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 312311

Description

Prepares detailed drawings and plans of electrical installations and circuitry in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Electrical Engineering Technician 312312

Description

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

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

ICT Quality Assurance Engineer 263211

Description

Creates, maintains and manages technical quality assurance processes and procedures to assess efficiency, validity, value and functional performance of computer systems and environments, and audits systems to ensure compliance with, and adherence to, accredited internal and external industry quality standards and regulations. May supervise the work of ICT quality assurance teams.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Scheduling and conducting quality audit inspections, and analysing and reviewing systems, data and documentation

– Identifying variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures

– Recommending corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures

– Communicating, educating and liaising with users and management to ensure awareness and adherence to standards, procedures and quality control issues and activities

– Assisting in troubleshooting, diagnosing, testing and resolving system problems and issues

– Developing, conducting and providing technical guidance and training in application software and operational procedures

– Analysing, evaluating and diagnosing technical problems and issues such as installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade and configuration and troubleshooting of desktops, software, hardware, printers, Internet, email, databases, operating systems and security systems

– Testing, identifying and diagnosing functionality errors and faults in systems, and programming code within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure systems perform to specification

– Performing organisational systems architecture reviews and assessments, and recommending current and future hardware and software strategies and directions

– Creating and reviewing technical documentation such as procedural, instructional and operational guides and manuals, technical reports and specifications and maintenance inventory systems

ICT Support Engineer 263212

Description

Develops support procedures and strategies for systems, networks, operating systems and applications development, solves problems and provides technical expertise and direction in support of system infrastructure and process improvements, and diagnoses and resolves complex system problems.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

Scheduling and conducting quality audit inspections, and analysing and reviewing systems, data and documentation

Identifying variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures

Recommending corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures

Communicating, educating and liaising with users and management to ensure awareness and adherence to standards, procedures and quality control issues and activities

Assisting in troubleshooting, diagnosing, testing and resolving system problems and issues

Developing, conducting and providing technical guidance and training in application software and operational procedures

Analysing, evaluating and diagnosing technical problems and issues such as installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade and configuration and troubleshooting of desktops, software, hardware, printers, Internet, email, databases, operating systems and security systems

Testing, identifying and diagnosing functionality errors and faults in systems, and programming code within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure systems perform to specification

Performing organisational systems architecture reviews and assessments, and recommending current and future hardware and software strategies and directions

Creating and reviewing technical documentation such as procedural, instructional and operational guides and manuals, technical reports and specifications and maintenance inventory systems

ICT Systems Test Engineer 263213

Description

Specifies, develops and writes test plans and test scripts, produces test cases, carries out regression testing, and uses automated test software applications to test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of systems, and documents the results of tests in defect reports and related documentation.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

Scheduling and conducting quality audit inspections, and analysing and reviewing systems, data and documentation

Identifying variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures

Recommending corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures

Communicating, educating and liaising with users and management to ensure awareness and adherence to standards, procedures and quality control issues and activities

Assisting in troubleshooting, diagnosing, testing and resolving system problems and issues

Developing, conducting and providing technical guidance and training in application software and operational procedures

Analysing, evaluating and diagnosing technical problems and issues such as installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade and configuration and troubleshooting of desktops, software, hardware, printers, Internet, email, databases, operating systems and security systems

Testing, identifying and diagnosing functionality errors and faults in systems, and programming code within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure systems perform to specification

Performing organisational systems architecture reviews and assessments, and recommending current and future hardware and software strategies and directions

Creating and reviewing technical documentation such as procedural, instructional and operational guides and manuals, technical reports and specifications and maintenance inventory systems

ICT Support and Test Engineers (NEC) 263299

Description 

This occupation group covers ICT Support and Test Engineers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Scheduling and conducting quality audit inspections, and analysing and reviewing systems, data and documentation

– Identifying variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures

– Recommending corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures

– Communicating, educating and liaising with users and management to ensure awareness and adherence to standards, procedures and quality control issues and activities

– Assisting in troubleshooting, diagnosing, testing and resolving system problems and issues

– Developing, conducting and providing technical guidance and training in application software and operational procedures

– Analysing, evaluating and diagnosing technical problems and issues such as installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade and configuration and troubleshooting of desktops, software, hardware, printers, Internet, email, databases, operating systems and security systems

– Testing, identifying and diagnosing functionality errors and faults in systems, and programming code within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure systems perform to specification

– Performing organisational systems architecture reviews and assessments, and recommending current and future hardware and software strategies and directions

– Creating and reviewing technical documentation such as procedural, instructional and operational guides and manuals, technical reports and specifications and maintenance inventory systems

Mechanical Engineering Technician 312512

Description

Conducts tests of mechanical systems, collects and analyses data, and assembles and installs mechanical assemblies in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

Preparing drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work under the direction of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists

Assisting Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in the design of mechanical equipment and plant

Selecting tools and equipment

Assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems

Estimating material costs and quantities, and machine requirements

Performing and directing field and laboratory tests

Collecting and analysing data, carrying out complex computations and preparing diagrams

Organising and supervising inspection and maintenance of machines and plant

Ensuring that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) 323111

Description

Inspects, tests, aligns, repairs and installs aircraft electrical and avionic system components. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 3

Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Level 4 qualification

– AQF Certificate IV or

– AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

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.

Tasks

– Dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames

– Installing electrical circuits and equipment

– Testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus

– Replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components

– Assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames

– Conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems

– Maintaining records of action taken

– May manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) 323112

Description

Inspects, tests, repairs and installs aircraft hydromechanical and flight system components and aircraft engines, subassemblies and components. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 3

Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Level 4 qualification

– AQF Certificate IV or

– AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

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.

Tasks

Dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames

Installing electrical circuits and equipment

Testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus

Replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components

Assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames

Conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft  frames and mechanical systems

Maintaining records of action taken

May manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures) 323113

Description

Inspects, dismantles and reassembles aircraft structures, and repairs and replaces components of aircraft frames. Works with both metal and carbon fibre composite materials. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 3

Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Level 4 qualification

– AQF Certificate IV or

– AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

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.

Tasks

– Dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames

– Installing electrical circuits and equipment

– Testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus

– Replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components

– Assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames

– Conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems

– Maintaining records of action taken

– May manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components

 

Chemical Engineer 233111

Description

Designs and prepares specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale chemical plants, and supervises industrial processing and fabrication of products undergoing physical and chemical changes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant

experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Preparing designs for chemical process systems and planning control systems for processes such as those used to remove and separate components, effect chemical changes, test and evaluate fuels, transfer heat, and control the storing and handling of solids, liquids and gases

– Monitoring the operation and maintenance of equipment to achieve maximum efficiency under safe operating conditions

– Ensuring correct materials and equipment are used and that they conform to specifications

– Diagnosing malfunctions in chemical plants and instituting remedial action

– Studying product utilisation and pollution control problems

– Reviewing plans for new products and submitting material selection recommendations in accordance with design specifications and factors such as strength, weight and cost

– Planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards

– Conferring with producers of materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers, cements and elastomers, during the investigation and evaluation of materials suitable for specific product applications

– Reviewing product failure data and implementing laboratory tests to establish or reject possible causes, and advising on ways to overcome any problems

Materials Engineer 233112

Description

Investigates the properties of metals, ceramics, polymers and other materials and assesses and develops their engineering and commercial applications. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Preparing designs for chemical process systems and planning control systems for processes such as those used to remove and separate components, effect chemical changes, test and evaluate fuels, transfer heat, and control the storing and handling of solids, liquids and gases

– Monitoring the operation and maintenance of equipment to achieve maximum efficiency under safe operating conditions

– Ensuring correct materials and equipment are used and that they conform to specifications

– Diagnosing malfunctions in chemical plants and instituting remedial action

– Studying product utilisation and pollution control problems

– Reviewing plans for new products and submitting material selection recommendations in accordance with design specifications and factors such as strength, weight and cost

– Planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards

– Conferring with producers of materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers, cements and elastomers, during the investigation and evaluation of materials suitable for specific product applications

– Reviewing product failure data and implementing laboratory tests to establish or reject possible causes, and advising on ways to overcome any problems

Civil Engineer 233211

Description

Plans, designs, organises and oversees the construction and operation of dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, airports and other civil engineering projects. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures

– Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities

– Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil

– Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control

– Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs

– Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads

– Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways

– Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change

– Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Geotechnical Engineer 233212

Description 

Plans, directs and conducts survey work to analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures, and designs above and below ground foundations. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures

– Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities

– Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil

– Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control

– Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs

– Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads

– Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways

– Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change

– Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Quantity Surveyor 233213

Description

Estimates and monitors construction costs from the project feasibility stage, through tender preparation, to the construction period and beyond. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures

– Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities

– Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil

– Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control

– Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs

– Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads

– Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways

– Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change

– Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Structural Engineer 233214

Description

Analyses the statical properties of all types of structures, tests

the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction, and designs and supervises the construction of all types of structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures

– Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities

– Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil

– Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control

– Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs

– Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads

– Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways

– Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change

– Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Transport Engineer 233215

Description

Plans and develops transport systems to improve infrastructure efficiency and the cost effectiveness of moving people and freight. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures

– Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities

– Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil

– Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control

– Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs

– Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads

– Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways

– Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change

– Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Electrical Engineer 233311

Description

Designs, develops and supervises the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the generation, distribution, utilisation and control of electric power. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Planning and designing power stations and power generation equipment

– Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and other equipment

– Developing products such as electric motors, components, equipment and appliances

– Interpreting specifications, drawings, standards and regulations relating to electric power equipment and use

– Organising and managing resources used in the supply of electrical components, machines, appliances and equipment

– Establishing delivery and installation schedules for machines, switchgear, cables and fittings

– Supervising the operation and maintenance of power stations, transmission and distribution systems and industrial plants

– Designing and installing control and signalling equipment for road, rail and air traffic

– May specialise in research in areas such as power generation and transmission systems, transformers, switchgear and electric motors, telemetry and control systems

Electronics Engineer 233411

Description

Designs, develops, adapts, installs, tests and maintains electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, communication systems, entertainment, transport and other industrial applications. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Designing electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications

– Designing software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems

– Developing apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems

– Supervising installation and commissioning of computer, communication and control systems, and ensuring proper control and protection methods

– Establishing and monitoring performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems

– Designing communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communication media

– Analysing communications traffic and level of service, and determining the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communication systems

– Designing and developing signal processing algorithms and implementing these through appropriate choice of hardware and software

 

Industrial Engineer 233511

Description

Investigates and reviews the utilisation of personnel, facilities, equipment and materials, current operational processes and established practices, to recommend improvement in the efficiency of operations in a variety of commercial, industrial and production environments. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication

– Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation

– Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies

– Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction

– Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems

– Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment

– Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations

– Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained

– Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules

Mechanical Engineer 233512

Description

Plans, designs, organises and oversees the assembly, erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process plant and installations. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication

– Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation

– Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies

– Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction

– Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems

– Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment

– Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations

– Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained

– Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules

Production or Plant Engineer 233513

Description

Plans, directs and coordinates the design, construction, modification, continued performance and maintenance of equipment and machines in industrial plants, and the management and planning of manufacturing activities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication

– Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation

– Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies

– Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction

– Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems

– Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment

– Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations

– Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained

– Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules

Mining Engineer (excluding petroleum) 233611

Description

Plans and directs the engineering aspects of locating and extracting minerals from the earth. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Conducting preliminary surveys of mineral, petroleum and natural gas deposits with prospectors, Geologists, Geophysicists, other mineral scientists and other engineers to determine the resources present, the feasibility of extracting the reserves, and the design and development of the extraction process

– Preparing operation and project cost estimates and production schedules, and reporting progress, production and costs compared to budget

– Determining the most suitable methods of ore extraction taking account of such factors as depth of overburden, and attitude and physical characteristics of deposits and surrounding strata

– Preparing plans for tunnels and chambers, location and construction of mine shafts, layout of mine development and the application of appropriate mining techniques, often using computer modelling

– Assessing the natural, technical, financial and safety risks associated with the phases of the project development, construction and operations

– Determining the safety of processes, order of extraction and safety of mine walls, evaluating the risk of slippage and advising on the prevention of slippage and rock falls

– Planning and coordinating the utilisation of labour and equipment consistent with efficiency targets, statutes, safety guidelines and environmental conditions

– Planning and conducting research and providing advice on engineering operations for the exploration, location and extraction of petroleum and natural gas

– Determining location for drilling

– Deciding on types of derrick and equipment including seabed platforms

– Devising methods of controlling the flow of oil and gas from wells

Petroleum Engineer 233612

Description

Plans and directs the engineering aspects of locating and extracting petroleum or natural gas from the earth. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Conducting preliminary surveys of mineral, petroleum and natural gas deposits with prospectors, Geologists, Geophysicists, other mineral scientists and other engineers to determine the resources present, the feasibility of extracting the reserves, and the design and development of the extraction process

– Preparing operation and project cost estimates and production schedules, and reporting – progress, production and costs compared to budget

– – Determining the most suitable methods of ore extraction taking account of such factors as depth of overburden, and attitude and physical characteristics of deposits and surrounding strata

– Preparing plans for tunnels and chambers, location and construction of mine shafts, layout of mine development and the application of appropriate mining techniques, often using computer modelling

– Assessing the natural, technical, financial and safety risks associated with the phases of the project development, construction and operations

– Determining the safety of processes, order of extraction and safety of mine walls, evaluating the risk of slippage and advising on the prevention of slippage and rock falls

– Planning and coordinating the utilisation of labour and equipment consistent with efficiency targets, statutes, safety guidelines and environmental conditions

– Planning and conducting research and providing advice on engineering operations for the exploration, location and extraction of petroleum and natural gas

– Determining location for drilling

– Deciding on types of derrick and equipment including seabed platforms

– Devising methods of controlling the flow of oil and gas from wells

Software Engineer 261313

Description

Designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports software applications and systems.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

— Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs

– Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods

– Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification

– Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards

– Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures

– Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades

Engineering Professionals (NEC) 233999

Description

This occupation group covers Engineering Professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Aeronautical Engineer 233911

Description

Performs and supervises engineering work concerned with the design, development, manufacture, maintenance and modification of aircraft for flight. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Agricultural Engineer 233912

Description

Performs and supervises engineering work related to the use and development of agricultural land, buildings, machines and equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

Level Skill 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Biomedical Engineer 233913

Description

Applies knowledge and methodology of physics, engineering, mathematics, computing, physical chemistry and materials science to problems in biology and the treatment and prevention of human disease. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Engineering Technologist 233914

Description

Analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of engineering projects. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Computer Network and Systems Engineer 263111

Description

Plans, develops, deploys, tests and optimises network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provides troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Analysing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems

– Researching, analysing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance

– Assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems

– Providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies

– Installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations

– Providing network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements

– Preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions

– Monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance

Telecommunications Engineer 263311

Description 

Designs and develops telecommunications systems, devices and products.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

– Planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users

– Compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services

– Evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors

– Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems

– Selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval

– Determining appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software, ensuring desired performance of telecommunications equipment

– Preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment

– Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment

– Identifying and analysing problems and needs of existing telecommunications systems, such as interference, intelligibility and clarity, to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and avoiding current and future problems and improve communications

– Monitoring telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems

– Assessing performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications

Telecommunications Network Engineer 263312

Description

Plans, designs, and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated broadcasting equipment.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks

Planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users

Compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services

Evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors

Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of

telecommunications systems

Selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval

Determining appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software, ensuring desired performance of telecommunications equipment

Preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment

Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment

Identifying and analysing problems and needs of existing telecommunications systems, such as interference, intelligibility and clarity, to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and avoiding current and future problems and improve communications

Monitoring telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems

Assessing performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications

Civil Engineering Draftsperson 312211

Description

Prepares detailed drawings and plans for civil engineering work in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Radio Communications Technician 313211

Description

 Installs, maintains, repairs and diagnoses malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems

– Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems

– Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards

– Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment

– Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure

– Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery

Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults

Civil Engineering Technician 312212

Description  

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

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 312311

Description

Prepares detailed drawings and plans of electrical installations and circuitry in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Electrical Engineering Technician 312312

Description

 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

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.

Tasks

– 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

Telecommunications Field Engineer 313212

Description

Plans, designs, commissions and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated equipment, provides technical advice and information, and identifies complex problems and initiates action to resolve them.

Skill Level 2

Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

– NZ Register Diploma or

– AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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.      

Tasks

Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems

Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems

Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards

Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment

Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure

Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery

Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults

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