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Physical and engineering science technicians not elsewhere classified

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Code

3119

Description

This unit group covers physical and engineering science technicians not classified elsewhere in Minor Group 311: Physical and Engineering Science Technicians. For instance, the unit group includes those who assist scientists and engineers engaged in developing procedures or conducting research on safety, biomedical, environmental or industrial and production engineering.
In such cases tasks would include -
(a) collecting data and providing technical assistance regarding: efficient, safe and economic utilization of personnel, material and equipment; methods of work and sequence of operations and supervision of their implementation; and efficient layout of plant or establishment;
(b) aiding in the identification of potential hazards and introducing safety procedures and devices;
(c) modifying and testing equipment and devices used in the prevention, control and remediation of environmental pollution, in site remediation and land reclamation;
(d) assisting in the development of environmental pollution remediation devices under the direction of an engineer;
(e) assisting engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Engineering technician (production)
- Fire investigator
- Forensic science technician
- Quantity surveying technician
- Robotics technician
- Time and motion study technician

Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Production engineer - 2141
- Time and motion study engineer - 2141
- Quantity surveyor - 2149
- Aeronautics engineering technician - 3115

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