ANZSCO code 233311
Designs, develops and supervises the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the generation, distribution, utilisation and control of electric power. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 1
Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Assessing Authority
- Engineers Australia (EA)
- Electrical Design Engineer
- Railway Signalling Engineer
- Signalling and Communications Engineer
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 2333: Electrical Engineers
Design, develop and supervise the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the generation, distribution, utilisation and control of electric power.
Indicative Skill Level
In Australia and New Zealand: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing may be required.
- Planning and designing power stations and power generation equipment
- Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and other equipment
- Developing products such as electric motors, components, equipment and appliances
- Interpreting specifications, drawings, standards and regulations relating to electric power equipment and use
- Organising and managing resources used in the supply of electrical components, machines, appliances and equipment
- Establishing delivery and installation schedules for machines, switchgear, cables and fittings
- Supervising the operation and maintenance of power stations, transmission and distribution systems and industrial plants
- Designing and installing control and signalling equipment for road, rail and air traffic
- May specialise in research in areas such as power generation and transmission systems, transformers, switchgear and electric motors, telemetry and control systems