Civil Engineering Technician

Civil Engineering Technicians conduct tests of construction materials, prepare sketches and tabulations, and assist in estimating costs in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists.
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    Overview

    Civil Engineering Technicians conduct tests of construction materials, prepare sketches and tabulations, and assist in estimating costs in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists.

    Day-to-day

    • prepares sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams and other structures
    • performs and directs fieldwork and laboratory testing
    • interprets work assignment instructions, applies appropriate procedures and selects equipment
    • collects and analyses data and carries out computations
    • estimates material costs and ensures finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
    • inspects civil engineering works, and organises and supervises maintenance and repair work
    • conducts field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collects data for traffic surveys.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Civil Engineering Technician

    • You usually need a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in civil engineering or another relevant field to work as a Civil Engineering Technician. Some workers have university qualifications.

      Take a Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting

    Skills employers are looking for

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