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A structural engineer analyses the statical properties of all types of structures, tests the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction, and designs and supervises the construction of all types of structures. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia a structural engineer is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
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Group: 2332 Civil Engineering Professionals
The job of a structural engineer in Australia is to design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, roads, airports and other structures; analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures and design structural foundations; analyse the statical properties of all types of structures and test the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction; plan and develop transportation systems; and estimate and monitor the construction costs of projects.
Most occupations in the structural engineer unit group (Group 2332) 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 as a structural engineer in Australia may be required.
Occupations within the Structural Engineer Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same structural engineer group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Structural Engineer in Australia is $ 108,461 for male employees and $ 100,202 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 39.2 Females: 33.1 Persons: 38.3
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2332) Civil engineering professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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