3119-Physical and Engineering Science Technicians Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Title: 

Physical and Engineering Science Technicians Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Description: 

This unit group covers physical and engineering science technicians not classified elsewhere in Minor Group 311 ?Physical and engineering science technicians?. For instance, those who assist engineers engaged in developing procedures or conducting research on safety, biomedical, environmental or mining and metallurgical engineering should be classified here.


Tasks include:

  • aiding in the identification of potential hazards and introducing safety procedures and devices
  • modifying and testing equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental pollution, site remediation and land reclamation
  • providing technical assistance to aid in research on and development of processes to determine the properties of metals and new alloys
  • monitoring technical, regulatory and safety aspects of the construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of mineral ore, oil and natural gas exploration, extraction, transport and storage installations and mineral processing plants
  • providing technical assistance in geological and topographical surveys, and in the design and layout of oil, natural gas and mineral ore extraction and transportation systems, and processing and refining plants for minerals and metals
  • assisting scientists in the use of electrical, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments in both laboratory and production activities to obtain data indicating potential sources of metallic ore, gas or petroleum
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Mining technician
Metallurgical technician (extractive)
Forensic science technician

This unit group excludes

Production engineering technician (3117)
Surveyors (2165)
Aeronautics engineering technician (3115)

Specific Occupations: 

Mechatronics technician

Refining/Smelting technician

Physical metallurgy technician

Petroleum and natural gas extraction technician

Electronic pre-press technician

Precision optics technician

Quantity surveying technician

Other physical and engineering science technicians n.e.c

Source Of Info: 

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