Occupation Profile – Chemical Engineer – (ANZSCO 233111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleCHEMICAL ENGINEER
ANZSCO Code233111
Occupations in this Group233111 Chemical Engineer
233112 Materials Engineer
DescriptionDesigns and prepares specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale chemical plants, and supervises industrial processing and fabrication of products undergoing physical and chemical changes. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationNone
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-preparing designs for chemical process systems and planning control systems for processes such as those used to remove and separate components, effect chemical changes, test and evaluate fuels, transfer heat, and control the storing and handling of solids, liquids and gases
-monitoring the operation and maintenance of equipment to achieve maximum efficiency under safe operating conditions
-ensuring correct materials and equipment are used and that they conform to specifications
-diagnosing malfunctions in chemical plants and instituting remedial action
-studying product utilisation and pollution control problems
-reviewing plans for new products and submitting material selection recommendations in accordance with design specifications and factors such as strength, weight and cost
-planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards
-conferring with producers of materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers, cements and elastomers, during the investigation and evaluation of materials suitable for specific product applications
-reviewing product failure data and implementing laboratory tests to establish or reject possible causes, and advising on ways to overcome any problems
Skills Assessment AuthorityEngineers Australia
Related Occupations233112 Materials Engineer
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)