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Becoming a Science Technicians (other)
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Becoming a Science Technicians (other)

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Also known as Fibre Technologist, Optics Technical Officer, Physics Technical Officer, Textile Technical Officer.
This occupation group covers Science Technicians not elsewhere classified.
Training time - No data available -
Avg. weekly wage $1,163
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 4,200

What does a Science Technicians (other) do?

  • preparing materials for experimentation such as freezing and slicing specimens and mixing chemicals
  • collecting information and samples
  • conducting field and laboratory experiments, tests and analyses
  • presenting results in graphic and written form by preparing maps, charts, sketches, diagrams and reports
  • performing routine mathematical calculations, and computations of measurements
  • controlling the quality and quantity of laboratory supplies by testing samples and monitoring usage
  • checking, calibrating and maintaining test equipment
  • participating in fabricating, installing and modifying equipment to ensure that critical standards are met

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