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Civil Engineering Technician
  Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

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.


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
Specialisations
  • Civil Engineering Assistant
  • Civil Laboratory Technician
  • Geotechnical Laboratory Technician
Job prospects for Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians in Victoria

Occupations in the Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians group include Civil Engineering Draftsperson and Civil Engineering Technician.

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,800 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,327.00

Hourly earnings
$34.30

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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