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Overview

Engineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Acoustic Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, and Product Design Engineer.

Day-to-day

  • visits locations where projects are currently underway to monitor task completion and ensures that goals are being met
  • supervises the scope of large scale projects and assesses each worker’s contribution to the project
  • collaborates with the project management team to offer assistance with technical details for the design or development/building process
  • calculates the supply details for any materials and the labour requirements as well as determining the cost of everything to see if it falls within the budget of the project
  • researches potential risks and impacts from the scope of the project and develops a plan to address concerns
  • writes detailed summaries of project timelines, impact reports, requests for proposals and other written statements for stakeholders or the public
  • maintains optimal standards during project management, following all relevant federal, state, local and industry guidelines.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become an Engineering Professional (not covered elsewhere)

  • This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways. Postgraduate studies may also be useful.

    Find a Bachelor of Engineering

  • Registration may be required in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Project Management

  • Planning

  • Civil Engineering

  • Budgeting

  • Problem Solving

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