plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the engineering and technical operations of organisations.
determining, implementing and monitoring engineering strategies, policies and plans
interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, and providing advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements
establishing project schedules and budgets
ensuring conformity with specifications and plans, and with laws, regulations and safety standards
ensuring engineering standards of quality, cost, safety, timeliness and performance are observed
overseeing maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency
liaising with marketing, research and manufacturing managers regarding engineering aspects of new construction and product design
may contribute to research and development projects
Most occupations in this unit group 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).