Civil Engineering Technician ANZSCO 312212

Civil Engineering Technician Immigration to Australia PR Visa

Conducts tests of construction materials, prepares sketches and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2


✓ Civil Engineering Assistant

✓ Civil Laboratory Technician

✓ Geotechnical Laboratory Technician

Average Income:

The average salary for a Civil Engineering Technician 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 Technician

Employer Sponsorship
Permanent489 VisaPermanent 457 Visa
Skilled Occupation ANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority189 Visa 190 VisaStateFamily186 Visa (DE)186 VisaAll areaRegional area
Civil Engineering Technician312212VETASSESS

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

Civil Engineering Technician categories in Group C.

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 Technician:

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, roads, airports, dams, bridges 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