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

Eligible Visas for this Occupation include

  • 186
  • 187
  • 189
  • 457
  • 489 Family Sponsored
  • 190 for states ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC 
  • 489 for states NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC 
  • Skill Level:

      • 1

    Assessing Authority

    Engineers Australia


        • Airconditioning Engineer
        • Building Services Engineer
        • Heating and Ventilation Engineer

    Indicative Skill Level

    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include

      • 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
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