3115-Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job Description: 

Mechanical engineering technicians perform technical tasks to aid in mechanical engineering research, and in the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of machines, components and mechanical equipment.


Assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
810 - Engineering Mechanics

Specific Occupations: 

311501 - Mechanical Engineering Technician
Description : Conducts tests of mechanical systems, collects and analyses data, and assembles and installs mechanical assemblies in support of mechanical engineers and engineering technologists.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Aeronautical Technician, Agricultural Engineering Technician, Automotive Engineering Technician, Boiler Testing Technician, Fire Protection Installer / Commissioner, Fuel Cell Technician, Marine Engineering Technician, Mechanical Instrument Technician, Mechanical Laboratory Technician, Mobile Plant Technician, Naval Technician, Pipe Testing Technician, Tool and Die Design Technician

311502 - Boilers and Pressure Vessels Inspector
Description : Inspects machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and regulations, in relation to occupational health and safety. Registration or licensing may be required.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

311503 - Aeronautical Engineering Technician
Description : Tests new and existing engineering technologies relating to the design and construction of aircraft for flight.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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