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$1,838 per week
Moderate

Overview

Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maintenance of machines, manufacturing equipment, mechanical installations and facilities.

Day-to-day

  • preparing drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work under the direction of Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists
  • assisting Mechanical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in the design of mechanical equipment and plant
  • selecting tools and equipment
  • assembling and installing new and modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems
  • estimating material costs and quantities, and machine requirements
  • performing and directing field and laboratory tests
  • collecting and analysing data, carrying out complex computations and preparing diagrams
  • organising and supervising inspection and maintenance of machines and plant
  • ensuring that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become a Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson, Technician

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Revit

  • Computer Aided Draughting/Design

  • Architectural Draughting

  • Contract Preparation

  • Team Work/ Collaboration

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