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011

ChemistsWorkers in this unit group conduct research in such fields as organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry. Their functions include: conducting pure research to increase scientific knowledge in the field of chemistry; conducting applied research and development work to test, develop and improve materials, products and industrial processes; performing chemical tests and analyses for process and quality control; developing analytical methodology and techniques. Metallurgists are classified in unit group 0-26, Biochemists and Pharmacologists in 0-52 and Pharmacists in 0-67.

012

PhysicistsWorkers in this unit group conduct research into physical phenomena in such fields as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity and magnetism, electronics and nuclear physics. Their functions include: conducting pure research to increase scientific knowledge in the field of physics; conducting applied research to develop or improve industrial, medical, military and other practical applications of the laws and theories of physics.

013

Physical Scientists Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group conduct research and develop practical applications in areas of the physical sciences not covered by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: conducting research into the physical nature of the earth, the nature and history of the earth's crust and the physical nature and properties of the atmosphere and the forces affecting it, and developing practical applications in such fields as radio communications, water conservation, mineral exploitation, civil engineering and weather forecasting; observing and interpreting celestial phenomena and developing practical applications in such fields as navigation and space exploration; examining, analysing and classifying minerals and advising on the likely commercial yield of mineral deposits containing gems and precious stones.

014

Physical Science TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform auxiliary technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of physical scientists, in connection with research in the physical sciences and the development of industrial, medical, military and other practical applications. Their functions include: preparing materials and equipment for experiments, tests and analyses; assisting with or - under supervision - performing experiments, tests and analyses in such fields as physics, chemistry, geology, geophysics, meteorology and astronomy; applying knowledge of scientific principles to suggest solutions to problems encountered; taking records, making calculations, preparing charts and graphs and writing reports.

020

Engineers, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities listed in unit groups 0-22 to 0-29.

021

Architects and Town PlannersWorkers in this unit group design and supervise the construction of buildings; plan layout and co-ordinate development of urban areas; and plan, design and supervise aesthetic landscaping for parks, road development and other projects.

022

Civil EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research and advise on civil engineering problems, design projects and structures such as bridges, dams, docks, roads, airports, railways, waste disposal systems, flood control systems and industrial and other large buildings, and plan, organise and supervise their construction, maintenance and repair.

023

Electrical and Electronics EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research on electrical and electronics engineering problems, design and advise on electrical and electronic systems and equipment, plan and supervise development, construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment.

024

Mechanical EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research on, design and advise on mechanically functioning plant and equipment, such as machine tools, engines, vehicles, heating, ventilating and refrigerating installations, and plant and equipment for the release, control and utilisation of nuclear energy, and plan and supervise their development, manufacture, construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair.

025

Chemical EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research, develop and advise on processes for producing on a commercial scale the chemical or physical transformation of substances, as in manufacture of chemicals, petroleum derivatives, metals, food products and synthetic materials, and design appropriate manufacturing plant and plan and supervise its construction, operation, maintenance and repair.

026

MetallurgistsWorkers in this unit group advise on metallurgical problems and develop and control processes for the extraction of metals from their ores, study the properties and engineering characteristics of metals and develop new alloys, and develop and supervise metal manufacturing processes for making finished metal products.

027

Mining EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research on mining engineering problems, supervise prospecting for minerals such as coal, iron, copper, gold, platinum, silver, petroleum, gas, stone, clay, salt or gems, and plan, organise, supervise and advise on extraction of minerals from the earth and their preparation for distribution or processing. Workers who specialise in geological and geophysical surveys to locate mineral deposits are classified in unit group 0-13.

028

Industrial EngineersWorkers in this unit group study, advise on and implement methods to promote the efficient, safe and economic utilisation of personnel, materials and equipment. Their functions include: studying and advising on the organisation and layout of, and methods employed in, production processes and commercial and administrative procedures; planning and conducting time and motion studies; developing work measurement methodology; advising on and initiating measures to prevent industrial accidents and diseases.

029

Engineers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform engineering functions not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: studying, designing, developing, controlling and advising on processes and plant for the manufacture of bricks, pottery, glassware, foods or beverages; studying, advising on and supervising the application of engineering technology to agricultural problems; studying, planning and advising on the routing and control of road traffic to promote safety and minimise congestion.

030

SurveyorsWorkers in this unit group survey the earth's surface, natural topography and man-made structures, and underground areas, and prepare maps and charts. Their functions include: surveying land surfaces to determine boundaries and exact locations, delineate topographic features and otherwise measure land areas for such purposes as mapmaking and construction work; surveying mines and delineating surface and underground features to control direction and extent of mining; surveying sea, river and lake beds for such purposes as chart making, determining navigable channels and planning construction of marine structures; analysing aerial photographs to prepare or revise topographic maps and charts. Quantity surveyor is classified in 0-33.20 and valuation surveyor in unit group 4-43.

031

DraughtsmenWorkers in this unit group prepare technical drawings and maps and copy drawings and paintings onto printing plates. Their functions include: preparing working drawings from designers' sketches and specifications for such purposes as manufacture and installation of machinery and equipment or for construction of buildings, bridges, dams, roads and other civil engineering projects; preparing topographical, political, economic, nautical and other maps and charts from survey and other data; drawing technical illustrations for reference works, brochures and technical manuals dealing with assembly, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of machinery and other equipment; copying drawings and paintings onto stone or metal plates for printing.

032

Technicians, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in unit groups 0-14 and 0-33 to 0-39.

033

Civil Engineering TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of civil engineers, building architects or surveyors, contributory to planning and execution of building and civil engineering projects, including new construction, repair and maintenance. Their functions include: estimating quantities and costs of building materials and labour required for execution of construction projects and preparing bills of quantities; performing technical tasks contributory to execution of surveys and preparation of survey reports; representing building architects on construction sites to ensure compliance with design specifications and maintenance of desired standards of materials and workmanship; applying knowledge of building and civil engineering theory and practices to recognise and solve problems arising in the course of their work. Civil engineering draughtsman is classified in 0-31.40 and Architectural draughtsman in 0-31.50.

034

Electrical and Electronics Engineering TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of electrical or electronics engineers, contributory to the design, development, construction, installation, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic systems and equipment. Their functions include: assisting in research and development work concerning electrical and electronic systems and equipment; preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation; assisting with technical supervision of manufacture, installation and utilisation, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic systems and equipment; applying knowledge of electrical and electronics engineering theory and practices to recognise and solve problems arising in course of their work. Electrical fitters, electronics fitters, radio and television repairmen and related workers are classified in minor group 8-5.

035

Mechanical Engineering TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of mechanical engineers, contributory to the design, development, manufacture, construction, installation, maintenance and repair of mechanically functioning plant and equipment. Their functions include: assisting in research and development work concerning machine tools, engines, vehicles, aeroplanes, heating, ventilating and refrigerating installations and other mechanically functioning plant and equipment; preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation; assisting with technical supervision of manufacture, installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical plant and equipment; applying knowledge of mechanical engineering theory and practices to recognise and solve problems arising in the course of their work.
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