Engineering professionals (excluding electrotechnology)
Engineering professionals (excluding electrotechnology) design, plan and organize the testing, construction, installation and maintenance of structures, machines and their components, and production systems and plants; and plan production schedules and work procedures to ensure that engineering projects are undertaken safely, efficiently and in a cost-effective manner.
Tasks performed usually include: planning and designing chemical process systems, civil engineering projects, mechanical equipment and systems, mining and drilling operations, and other engineering projects; specifying and interpreting drawings and plans, and determining construction methods; supervising the construction of structures, water and gas supply and transportation systems, and the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and plant; organizing and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment; estimating total costs and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools for budgetary control; resolving design and operational problems in the various fields of engineering through the application of engineering technology.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
2141 Industrial and Production Engineers
2142 Civil Engineers
2143 Environmental Engineers
2144 Mechanical Engineers
2145 Chemical Engineers
2146 Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Related Professionals
2149 Engineering Professionals Not Elsewhere Classified
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