3112-Civil Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Civil Engineering Technicians

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.


Advising on the installation of fire detectors and sprinkler systems and the use of materials in the construction of buildings and means of transportation to reduce risk of fire and extent of damage and danger if fire occurs

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

807 - Civil Engineering
826 - Construction Engineering
831 - Surveying Engineering
1405 - Geography and Cartography

Specific Occupations: 

311201 - Civil Engineering Technician
Description : Conducts tests of construction materials, prepares sketches and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of civil engineering professionals and engineering technologists.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Building Engineering Technician, Civil Engineering Assistant, Civil Engineering Laboratory Technician, Construction Design Technician, Geotechnical Laboratory Technician, Work Site Engineering Technician

311202 - Surveying or Cartographic Technician
Description : Collects, records and evaluates survey data and prepares maps, charts and plans in support of surveyors and cartographers.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Aerial Survey Technician, Engineering Survey Drafting Technician, Geomatics Technician, Hydrographic Technician, Mapping Technician, Surveying Technician

311203 - Town Planning Technician
Description : Provides technical support to town planners by preparing and maintaining plans, documents, charts, photographs, tables, reports, and exhibition material for projects, public meetings and committees related to the controlled use of urban and rural land.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Town Planning Research Technician

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa