31-Science and engineering associate professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Science and engineering associate professionals
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Job Description: 
Science and engineering associate professionals perform technical tasks connected with research and and operational methods in science and engineering. They supervise and control technical and operational aspects of mining, manufacturing, construction and other engineering operations, and operate technical equipment including aircraft and ships.

Main Tasks include -

  • setting up, , monitoring and operating instruments and equipment, conduciting and monitoring experiments and tests of systems
  • collecting and testing samples
  • recording observations and analyzing data
  • preparing, revising and interpreting technical drawings and diagrams
  • co-ordinating, supervising, controlling and scheduling the activities of other workers
  • operating and monitoring switchboards, computerized control systems, and multi-function process control machinery
  • perform technical functions to ensure safe and efficient movement and operations ships aircraft and other equipment.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

311 Physical and engineering science technicians
312 Mining, manufacturing and construction supervisors
313 Process Control Technicians
314 Life science technicians and