Performs and supervises engineering work related to the use and development of agricultural land, buildings, machinery and equipment.
Skill Level: The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
- determines layouts and supervises the construction of farm buildings, crop processing plant and equipment, and systems for animals and animal products
- designs and uses sensing, measuring, and recording devices and instrumentation to study such problems as effects of temperature, humidity, and light on plants or animals, or relative effectiveness of different methods of applying insecticides