1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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CIVIL ENGINEERS plan, design, organise and oversee the construction and operation of civil engineering projects such as structural, transportation or hydraulic engineering systems.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • designing civil engineering projects such as hydraulic systems, roads, aerodromes, water supply systems, bridges and buildings
  • studying, evaluating and reporting on the environmental implications of projects
  • determining construction methods, materials and quality standards
  • drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment needed for construction projects
  • administering contracts and verifying and certifying satisfactory completion


This section contains the following subsection :
              2124-11 Civil Engineer

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