Structural Engineer – ANZSCO 233214
ANZSCO Code for Structural Engineer

ANZSCO Code for Structural Engineer

ANZSCO Code for Structural Engineer that is used in order to apply for Engineer Australia Migration Skills Assessment is 233214.


Structural Engineer work in workplaces and on construction sites – or may divide their time between the two contexts. Areas can be varied, including work for metropolitan and rural environment. Contingent upon the size of the task, structural engineers may likewise be required to work extended periods of time – in groups comprising of expert, skilled and semi- skilled specialists.

Skill Level


Skills Assessment Authority

Engineers Australia


No caveats apply to this occupation

Group: 2332 Civil Engineering Professionals


The job of this unit group in Australia is to design, plan, organize and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, roads, airports and other structures; analyze the likely behavior of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures and design structural foundations; analyze the statistical properties of all types of structures and test the behavior and durability of materials used in their construction; plan and develop transportation systems; and estimate and monitor the construction costs of projects.


  • determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • organizing and directing site labor and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behavior of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • analyzing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

 Skill Level

For Engineers Australia Migration Skills Assessment, most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate to a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances, in order to apply for Engineers Australia skills assessment, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required for Engineers Australia assessment.

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