3114- BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
Building services consultant,Civil engineering technician,Survey technician,Technical assistant (civil engineering)
Building and civil engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist civil and building engineers.
Entrants usually possess a relevant BTEC/SQA award or an Advanced GNVQ/GSVQ Level III. The status of engineering technician is obtained after a period of further training at work and upon gaining the membership of a professional engineering institution.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 2
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 4.1
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- sets up apparatus and equipment and undertakes field and laboratory tests of soil and work materials;
- performs calculations and collects, records and interprets data;
- sets out construction site, supervises excavations and marks out position of building work to be undertaken;
- inspects construction materials and supervises work of contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and arranges remedial work as necessary.