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3119 PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCE TECHNICIANS NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
 


    This unit group covers physical and engineering science technicians not classified elsewhere in Minor group 311, Physical and engineering science technicians.

    For instance here should be classified those who assist engineers with production engineering matters, time and motion studies, or preparation of cost estimates and bills of quantities.

    In such cases tasks would include -

    (a) collecting data and providing technical assistance regarding:

    - planning and production methods;

    - efficient, safe and economic utilisation of personnel, material and equipment;

    - methods of work and sequence of operations and supervision of their implementation;

    - time and motion aspects of work organisation;

    - efficient layout of plant or establishment;

    (b) participating in the work concerning identification of potential hazards and introducing safety procedures and devices;

    (c) collecting data and providing technical assistance regarding the preparation and monitoring of cost estimates and bills of quantities for construction and architectural projects;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Technician, engineering/industrial efficiency

  • Technician, engineering/production

  • Technician, engineering/time and motion study

  • Technician, quantity surveying


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Engineer, production - 2149

  • Engineer, time and motion study - 2149

  • Surveyor, quantity - 2149


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.