2149-Engineering Professionals Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Title: 

Engineering Professionals Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Description: 

This unit group covers architects, engineers and related professionals not classified elsewhere in Minor Group 214 ?Engineering Professionals (excluding electrotechnology)? and 215 ?Electrotechnology engineers?. This group includes, for instance, those who conduct research, advise on or develop engineering procedures and solutions concerning workplace safety, biomedical engineering; optics; materials; nuclear power generation and explosives.


Tasks include:

  • applying knowledge of engineering to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, and instrumentation
  • designing devices used in various medical procedures, imaging systems such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and devices for automating insulin injections or controlling body functions
  • designing components of optical instruments such as lenses, microscopes, telescopes, lasers, optical disc systems and other equipment that utilise the properties of light
  • designing, testing, and coordinating the development of explosive ordnance material to meet military procurement specifications
  • designing and overseeing construction and operation of nuclear reactors and power plants and nuclear fuels reprocessing and reclamation systems
  • designing and developing nuclear equipment such as reactor cores, radiation shielding, and associated instrumentation and control mechanisms
  • assessing damage and providing calculations for marine salvage operations
  • studying and advising on engineering aspects of particular manufacturing processes, such as those related to glass, ceramics, textiles, leather products, wood, and printing
  • providing security audit, review and security risk assessment services to clients and recommending security solutions/designs to existing and new structural development projects (public and private facilities)
  • developing and conducting security training
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Biomedical engineer
Materials engineer
Industrial safety engineer
Quantity surveyor
Food and drink technologist
Optical Engineer (including laser engineer)
Safety and security consultant

This unit group excludes

Industrial and production engineer (2141)
Environmental engineer (2143)
Surveyor (2165)

Specific Occupations: 

Biomedical engineer

Materials engineer

Industrial safety engineer

Quantity surveyor

Ceramics/Glass technologist

Food and drink technologist

Optical engineer (including laser engineer)

Safety and security consultant

Other engineering professionals n.e.c.

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore