Electrical Engineering Technician ANZSCO 312312

Electrical Engineering Technician Immigration to Australia PR Visa

Alternative Title:

Electrical Engineering Technical Officer

Conducts tests of electrical systems, prepares charts and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2


✓Electrical Engineering Laboratory Technician

✓ Electrical Instrument Technician

Average Income:

The average salary for an Electrical Engineering Technician is $ 87,481 for male employees and $ 70,450 for female employees per year.Average Age: Males: 36.3 Females: 27.9 Persons: 34.8[See:Australian Bureau of Statistics-3123 Electrical engineering draftspersons and technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

Australian visa options for Electrical Engineering Technical Officer (Electrical Engineering Technician)

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 Electrical Engineering Technician:

Results : 9 / 1000 (Available: 991) (Ceiling Value) [0.90% Filled]

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


ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSONS AND TECHNICIANS assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation and maintenance of equipment, facilities and distribution systems.

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 drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
  • assisting Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
  • collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
  • estimating materials costs and quantities
  • inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations