Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

Snapshot

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.
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Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
11,900
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1750
  • 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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Tasks

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

University

  • Bachelor of Engineering - Civil

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

Featured Job
  • Road Designer in Training (locations: Wagga Wagga, Newcastle, Grafton, Parkes, Wollongong and Parramatta)

  • Transport for NSW
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Road Designer in Training to join our Engineering Services team within Transport for NSW. As a Road Designer in Training you’ll be working full time for Transport for NSW for four years and completing an on-line Associate Degree in Engineering (Civil). You will be given the opportunity to prepare road designs for major road infrastructure projects. With support from a supervisor you will contribute to the management of technical risk in road design to improve design outcomes.
    • Diverse and inclusive team committed to making a real difference
    • Opportunity to make a real impact, shaping the future of NSW
    • 8 x fixed term, full time opportunities (up to 48 months), centrally located throughout NSW including Wagga Wagga, Newcastle, Grafton, Parkes, Wollong
  • EngineeringCivil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
  • Tue 29 Oct , 2019
  • $50,001 - $60,000
  • Parramatta, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Traffic Engineering Officer in Training (locations: Newcastle or Parramatta)

  • Transport For NSW
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Traffic Engineering Officer in Training to develop and gain experience in Traffic Engineering by joining Transport for NSW. You will be given the chance to resolve different traffic engineering challenges, coordinating inputs from other technical disciplines and stakeholders in order to resolve complex traffic, safety and temporary works issues. As a Traffic Engineer in Training you’ll be working full time for Transport for NSW for four years and completing an on-line Associate Degree in Engineering.
    • Diverse and inclusive team committed to making a real difference
    • Opportunity to make a real impact, shaping the future of NSW
    • 1 x Fixed term, full time opportunity (up to 48 months), centrally located in Parramatta or Newcastle
  • EngineeringCivil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
  • Tue 29 Oct , 2019
  • $50,001 - $60,000
  • Parramatta, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Electrical Designer In-Training

  • Transport For NSW
  • Opportunity to develop and gain experience in Electrical Design by joining Transport as an Electrical Designer in Training. You will be given the chance to work on Traffic Signal Design, Street lighting and be required to prepare electrical designs on our major road infrastructure projects. With support from a supervisor you will contribute to the management of technical risk in road design to improve design outcomes.
    • Diverse and inclusive team committed to making a real difference
    • Opportunity to make a real impact, shaping the future of NSW
    • 2 x fixed term, full time opportunities (up to 48 months), centrally located in Parramatta
  • EngineeringElectrical Engineering Draftspersons, Technicians
  • Tue 29 Oct , 2019
  • $50,001 - $60,000
  • Parramatta, New South Wales
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