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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      Plumbing Engineering Associate
      Plumbing Engineering Technician

Surveys and designs plumbing and water supply systems and prepares drawings and reports.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • carries out surveys and prepares survey reports
  • prepares working drawings and specifications
  • designs sanitary plumbing and water supply systems including fire service systems
  • represents owners, project managers, architects and civil engineers on construction sites to ensure compliance with design specifications
  • identifies and solves problems in buildings and civil engineering projects
  • assists with the preparation of estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for projects
  • may supervise other workers

Sewage, Water and Fire Services Associate

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