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3115 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
 


    Mechanical engineering technicians perform technical tasks connected with mechanical engineering research, as well as with the design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of machines and mechanical installations and facilities.

    Tasks include -

    (a) providing technical assistance connected with research and the development of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components, or testing prototypes;

    (b) designing and preparing layouts of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components according to the specifications given;

    (c) preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation according to the specifications given;

    (d) providing technical supervision of manufacture, utilisation, maintenance and repair of machines and mechanical installations, facilities and components to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations;

    (e) applying technical knowledge of machinery and mechanical engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work;

    (f) developing and monitoring the implementation of safety standards and procedures for marine survey work in relation to ships' hulls, equipment and cargoes;

    (g) coordinating and supervising activities of workers engaged in dry-docking vessels for cleaning, painting and repair;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Technician,engineering/aeronautics

  • Technician, engineering/marine

  • Technician, engineering/mechanical

  • Technician,engineering/nuclear power


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Assembler, mechanical machinery 8281

  • Mechanic, industrial machinery - 7233


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.