311412-Earth Science Technician˜
Earth Science Technical Officer
Earth Science Technician˜
Collects and tests earth and water samples, records observations and analyses data in support of Geologists or Geophysicists.
Earth Science Laboratory Technician ,Geochemical Laboratory Technician ,Geological Technical Officer ,Geoscience Laboratory Technician ,Hydrographer ,Hydrographical Technical Officer ,Hydrological Technical Officer ,Meteorological Observer ,Seismology Technical Officer ,Soil Science Technical Officer ,Water Resources Technical Officer
- preparing materials for experimentation such as freezing and slicing specimens and mixing chemicals
- collecting information and samples
- conducting field and laboratory experiments, tests and analyses
- presenting results in graphic and written form by preparing maps, charts, sketches, diagrams and reports
- performing routine mathematical calculations, and computations of measurements
- controlling the quality and quantity of laboratory supplies by testing samples and monitoring usage
- checking, calibrating and maintaining test equipment
- participating in fabricating, installing and modifying equipment to ensure that critical standards are met
- preparing experiments and demonstrations for science classes
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Reference Australian Bureau of Statistics
1220.0 - ANZSCO -- Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.426