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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1221-11 Engineering Manager

Plans, administers and reviews engineering and technical operations.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances, relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • directs the formulation of engineering strategies, policies and plans
  • ensures engineering standards of quality, cost, safety, timeliness and performance are observed
  • interprets plans, drawings and specifications and provides advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements
  • liaises with marketing, research and manufacturing managers concerning engineering aspects of new construction and product design
  • establishes project and work schedules and budgets
  • ensures conformity with specifications and plans and with laws, regulations and safety standards
  • oversees maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency
  • coordinates the activities of engineering staff and controls engineering staff selection and training
  • may contribute to research and development projects

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