1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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BUILDING AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS perform analytical, conceptual and creative tasks in relation to the design and function of structures, machines, production systems and resources or products and develop plans for related environmental and organisational concerns.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Building and Engineering Professionals typically include designing commercial, industrial, or recreational buildings or landscapes; estimating and monitoring construction costs; designing, preparing and revising maps, charts and plans and coordinating survey work; designing and organising the operation of civil, electrical, mechanical and other engineering projects; and resolving design and operational problems in the various fields of engineering through the application of engineering technology.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
            2121 Architects and Landscape Architects
            2122 Quantity Surveyors
            2123 Cartographers and Surveyors
            2124 Civil Engineers
            2125 Electrical and Electronics Engineers
            2126 Mechanical, Production and Plant Engineers
            2127 Mining and Materials Engineers
            2128 Engineering Technologists
            2129 Other Building and Engineering Professionals

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