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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4431-15 Drainer

Installs, maintains and designs below-ground drainage systems and associated sewerage or effluent disposal systems.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • sets out and installs below ground sanitary and stormwater drainage systems
  • carries out site drainage and de-watering procedures, employing stormwater, sub- soil and pumped systems
  • installs septic tanks, effluent disposal and disinfections systems
  • locates and clears blockages in drainage systems
  • replaces sections of below ground drains
  • excavates and levels to line, depth and grade
  • installs excavation supports in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • cuts and joints piping
  • tests drainage systems
  • may construct brick or concrete pits

Septic Tank Installer

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