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Engineer

Plan and design manufacturing activities in industrial plants, including design, construction, modification, performance and maintenance of equipment and machinery.

Tasks

  • Inspect plant and machinery to ensure optimum performance
  • Set standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance, according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • Provide support for maintenance of plant, buildings and equipment, and coordinate the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules
  • Create contracts and specifications for construction and acquisition of facilities
  • Schedule and plan production activities
  • Test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure compliance with requirements and specifications

Personal Requirements

  • problem solving skills
  • communication skills
  • like working with machinery
  • work unsupervised
  • computer skills
  • physically fit
  • eye for detail

Qualifications

An Engineer requires a degree in engineering offered by most universities across Australia. The University of Southern Queensland offers an engineering degree majoring in agricultural engineering. Visit http://www.usq.edu.au/ to find out more.

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