Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians


Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.
Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
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  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams, bridges and other structures
  • performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
  • interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
  • collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
  • estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
  • inspecting civil engineering works, and organising and supervising maintenance and repair work
  • conducting field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collecting data for traffic surveys.

Job Titles

  • Civil Engineering Draftsperson
  • Civil Engineering Technician

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Diploma of Engineering


  • Bachelor of Engineering - Civil

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