A technical sales representative combines technical knowledge with sales skills. The work various depending on the level of technical knowledge and understanding needed to sell competently a product or service offered and respond effectively to customers or clients.
Health and Safety Representatives help develop, maintain and implement first class health and safety policies, ensuring they are constantly updated and current with legislation. They evaluate and monitor health and safety hazards and develop strategies to control risks in the workplace. They ensure staff receive training and handle any accidents.
Electricians install, alter, repair, maintain, calibrate and operate electrical systems in any premise, place, building or structure. They ensure that all work is done to code. Employment may be via contractors, maintenance departments or they may be self-employed. Electricians interpret drawings and electrical code specifications at construction sites.
Civil Engineering Technologists and technicians assist Civil Engineers in the research, design, construction and maintenance of projects such as houses, roads, bridges, dams and water supply systems. They estimate costs and prepare specifications for materials, inspect civil engineering works, ensuring finished works are within specifications, contract terms and regulations.
Civil Engineers prepare project specifications for material, equipment, purchase and installation. They deliver designs that meet industry standards, specifications and solid constructability. They complete project documentation, work with municipalities, contractors, and the public to ensure design and construction is safe and meets regulations.