3112-Civil engineering technicians

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Civil engineering technicians
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Job Description: 
Civil engineering technicians perform technical tasks in civil engineering research, design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of buildings and other structures, such as water supply and wastewater treatment systems, bridges, roads, dams and airports

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) performing or assisting with field and laboratory tests of soils and construction materials
  • (b) providing technical assistance connected with the construction of buildings and other structures, and with surveys or the preparation of survey reports
  • (c) ensuring compliance with design specifications, relevant legislation and regulations, and maintenance of desired standards of materials and work
  • (d) applying technical knowledge of building and civil engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising
  • (e) assisting with the preparation of detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for projects, according to the specifications given
  • (f) organizing maintenance and repairs (g) inspecting buildings and structures during and after construction to ensure that they comply with building, grading, zoning and safety laws and approved plans, specifications and standards, as well as with other rules concerning quality and safety of buildings

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Building inspector
- Clerk of Works
- Civil engineering technician
- Fire inspector
- Geotechnical technician
- Surveying technician


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Quantity Surveyor - 2149
- Marine Surveyor - 3115
- Fire investigator - 3119

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