Technical designer (water-sanitary installations) - Salary and Career
Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

Technical designer (water-sanitary installations) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare architectural and civil engineering drawings using specific software for technical drawing, as well as they can execute plans, drawings and details of hydrosanitary and electrical installations and cartographic drawings, collect and process data and plan the work for the elaboration of the project, for example, interpret existing projects, calculate and define design costs, analyze sketches and apply occupational health standards and technical standards related to civil construction, being able to update the design according to legislation.

How much does an Technical designer (water-sanitary installations) earn

A Technical designer (water-sanitary installations) earns between $1.297 and $4.967 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.268 and a median salary of $2.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 73 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Technical designer (water-sanitary installations)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.268 27.212 567 10
1º Quartile 1.297 15.567 324 6
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 9
3º Quartile 3.788 45.455 947 18
Higher Salary 4.967 59.602 1.242 23

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the physical, chemical, engineering sciences
      • technical designers and modelers
        • technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

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Main workplaces

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture these workers work in economic activities such as civil construction, collection, purification and distribution of water, public administration, public utility services such as production and distribution of electricity, gas and water. They are found as employees with a formal contract or as self-employed, always individually, with permanent supervision. They work during the day, indoors, with the exception of the technical cartography designer, who also works in the open.

What does it take to work in the field of Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture

This job/occupation requires complete elementary education, a basic qualification course of 200 to 400 class hours and professional experience of one to two years. Mastery of applications such as cad - computer aided design is required.

Functions and activities of Technical designer (water-sanitary installations)

Technical draftsmen of civil construction and architecture must:

  • plan work related to drawing;
  • close the drawing work order;
  • organize technical files;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • process data for drawing;
  • review drawings;
  • collect data for drawing preparation;
  • close drawing work order;
  • planning work related to design;
  • planning the work related to the drawing;
  • planning work related to the drawing;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • close the drawing service order;
  • planning work related to drawing;
  • close the design work order;
  • elaborate architectural and civil engineering drawings;

  • Activities

    • interpret calculation memory;
    • list drawing material;
    • fill in the final report;
    • report procedure changes;
    • stipulating deadlines for the execution of the drawing;
    • store files;
    • consult information in files;
    • define formats and scales;
    • apply principles of total quality;
    • applying occupational health standards (nr-9 and nr-15) ;
    • search the internet;
    • prepare the workplace;
    • field survey;
    • drawing planks;
    • select drawing tools and media;
    • store files;
    • apply technical standards;
    • demonstrate foreign language basics;
    • keep drawing tools;
    • set drawing cost;
    • adopt hygiene standards at work;
    • analyze sketch obtained through field information;
    • propose alternatives for drawing up;
    • use specific software for design;
    • mastering basic computing;
    • release drawing to electronic file or map library;
    • check dimensions, dimensions and descriptive information;
    • follow new technologies;
    • work as a team.;
    • demonstrate manual skill/precision;
    • supplement drawings;
    • organize supplier catalogs;
    • determining design methodology;
    • calculate data from field book;
    • gather documents;
    • compatize drawings under supervision;
    • index documents relevant to the area;
    • modify drawings;
    • search for additional information;
    • calculate estimated design costs;
    • return documents used for archiving;
    • determine the type of file to be used;
    • select drawing media and tools;
    • organize collected data;
    • detail drawings;
    • demonstrate mathematical reasoning.;
    • interpret existing designs;
    • send drawing and/or copies to customer;
    • update the drawing according to the legislation;
    • update the drawing according to legislation;
    • legend plans;
    • transfer total station data from field to office;
    • develop spatial vision;
    • make a technical visit to review data;
    • compress digital files;
    • organize supplier catalogs;

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