Civil Engineering Draftsperson ANZSCO 312211

Civil Engineering Draftsperson Immigration to Australia PR Visa

Prepares detailed drawings and plans for civil engineering work in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2


✓ Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson

✓ Plumbing Engineering Draftsperson

✓ Road Design Draftsperson

✓ Sewage Reticulation Drafting Officer

✓Structural Engineering Drafting Officer

Average Income:

The average salary for a Civil Engineering Draftsperson is $ 82,618 for male employees and $ 64,810 for female employees per year.Average Age: Males: 38.7 Females: 39.5 Persons: 38.8[See:Australian Bureau of Statistics-3122 Civil engineering draftspersons and technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

Australian visa options for Civil Engineering Draftsperson

Employer Sponsorship
Permanent489 VisaPermanent 457 Visa
Skilled OccupationANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority189 Visa 190 VisaStateFamily186 Visa (DE)186 VisaAll areaRegional area
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211Engineers Australia/ VETASSESS

Visa processing times-months(75%)99-101755
Visa processing times-months(90%) 1212-15191111

09/05/2019 Round Results:

09/05/2019 (current)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Number of total invitations10010
Points Score8085
Visa date of effect22/03/2019 4:31 pm28/04/2019 1:45 am
07/02/2018 (Previous)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Points Score
Visa date of effect15/03/2019 9:40 am
12/10/2018 6:31 AM
Unofficial Results189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)

Occupation Ceiling for Civil Engineering Draftsperson:

Results : 88 / 1000 (Available: 912) (Ceiling Value) [8.80% Filled]

State and territory nominated visas is not subject to occupational ceiling limitations


CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Task Include:

  • preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems and other structures
  • performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
  • interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
  • collecting and analyzing data, and carrying out computations
  • estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions