MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS – UNIT GROUP 3125

General Description

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maintenance of machines, manufacturing equipment, mechanical installations and facilities.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 2

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Task Information

  • preparing drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work under the direction of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists
  • assisting Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in the design of mechanical equipment and plant
  • selecting tools and equipment
  • assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems
  • estimating material costs and quantities, and machine requirements
  • performing and directing field and laboratory tests
  • collecting and analysing data, carrying out complex computations and preparing diagrams
  • organising and supervising inspection and maintenance of machines and plant
  • ensuring that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)312511 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSON
Prepares detailed drawings and plans of mechanical engineering work in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.

Specialisations: Airconditioning Drafting Officer、Heating and Ventilating Technical Officer、Tool Design Draftsperson、Tool Designer

(2)312512 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Conducts tests of mechanical systems, collects and analyses data, and assembles and installs mechanical assemblies in support of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists.

Specialisations: Boiler Testing Technician、Hydraulic Controls Technician、Mechanical Laboratory Technician、Pipe Testing Technician

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