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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 3121 ARCHITECTURAL, BUILDING AND SURVEYING TECHNICIANS


    ARCHITECTURAL, BUILDING AND SURVEYING TECHNICIANS perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising and inspecting construction sites, estimating time, costs and resources, inspecting plumbing work, and collecting and evaluating survey data and preparing maps and plans.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

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

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register 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.

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
    • interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
    • preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
    • preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
    • coordinating works programs
    • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
    • calculating costs and estimating time scales
    • collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
    • performing routine computations and plotting preliminary data

    Occupations:
      312111 Architectural Draftsperson
      312112 Building Associate
      312113 Building Inspector
      312114 Construction Estimator
      312115 Plumbing Inspector
      312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
      312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec

312111 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSPERSON

    Alternative Title:
      Architectural Associate

    Completes Architects' concepts by preparing drawings and plans, and liaising with builders and contractors.

    Skill Level: 2

    Specialisation:

      Building Drafting Officer

312112 BUILDING ASSOCIATE

    Supervises construction sites, and organises and coordinates the material and human resources required. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 2

    Specialisations:

      Building Construction Supervisor
      Clerk of Works

312113 BUILDING INSPECTOR

    Alternative Titles:
      Building Certifier
      Building Surveyor

    Inspects buildings to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and advises on building requirements. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 2

    Specialisation:

      Electrical Installation Inspector

312114 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR

    Alternative Title:
      Building Estimator

    Prepares and delivers estimates and cost plans for construction projects up to the tender settlement stage.

    Skill Level: 2


312115 PLUMBING INSPECTOR

    Inspects plumbing work to ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 2

    Specialisations:

      Drainage Inspector
      Gas Plumbing Inspector
      Sanitary Plumbing and Water Supply Inspector

312116 SURVEYING OR
SPATIAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

    Alternative Title:
      GIS Technician

    Collects, records and evaluates spatial information and prepares databases, maps, charts and plans in support of Surveyors, Cartographers or Other Spatial Scientists. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 2

    Specialisations:

      Aerial Survey Technician
      Photogrammetrist

312199 ARCHITECTURAL, BUILDING AND SURVEYING TECHNICIANS NEC

    This occupation group covers Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 2

    Occupations in this group include:

      Roof Truss Detailer
      Structural Steel Detailer


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