Electrical Engineering Draftsperson - ANZSCO 312311


Prepares detailed drawings and plans of electrical installations and circuitry in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level



Electrical Engineering Design Draftsperson
Electrical Engineering Detail Draftsperson
Electrical Engineering Drafting Officer
Relays Draftsperson
Substation Design Draftsperson

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

3123-11 Electrical Engineering Associate

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 3122 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians


assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation and maintenance of equipment, facilities and distribution systems. 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.


1. preparing drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
2. assisting Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
3. collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
4. estimating materials costs and quantities
5. inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
6. assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
7. undertaking electrical workshop functions such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
8. assisting with research and experimentation programs

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

Occupations in this Group

1. 312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson
2. 312312 Electrical Engineering Technician