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


Tasks include:

  • providing technical assistance in research on and development of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components, or testing prototypes
  • designing and preparing layouts of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components according to the specifications given
  • preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation according to the specifications given
  • monitoring technical aspects of manufacture, utilisation, maintenance and repair of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations
  • developing and monitoring the implementation of safety standards and procedures for marine survey work in relation to ships' hulls, equipment and cargoes
  • assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems
  • conducting tests of mechanical systems, collecting and analysing data, and assembling and installing mechanical assemblies in support of mechanical engineers
  • ensuring that mechanical engineering designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Aeronautical engineering technician
Automotive engineering technician
Marine surveyor
Airworthiness surveyor
This unit group excludes

Assistant mechanical engineer (3100)
Aircraft engine mechanic (7232)
Machinery mechanic (7233)

Specific Occupations: 

Mechanical engineering technician (general)

Aeronautical engineering technician

Automotive engineering technician

Air-conditioning/Refrigeration engineering technician

Machining/Tooling technician

Tool/Mould designer

Marine surveyor (ship and nautical)

Airworthiness surveyor

Other mechanical engineering technicians

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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