The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Engineering Technician in South Africa is R356,230.
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Job Description for Senior Engineering Technician
A senior engineering technician applies the technical principles of engineering to develop a project or product. A senior engineering technician typically works in construction, the semi-conductor industry, or in manufacturing. In a construction setting, a senior engineering technician is responsible for field surveying; the senior engineering technician also performs construction layout analyses and performs any inspections. They also double check any engineering computations made by junior t…Read more
Senior Engineering Technician Tasks
- Identify compliance, calibration, and specification issues with an eye for technical accuracy and thoroughness.
- Supervise processes to increase quality and efficiency.
- Write reports to inform project leaders about risks, costs, and deliverables.
- Assist engineers with construction, assembly, and design calculations during projects.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Engineering Technician
An early career Senior Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R263,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Senior Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R448,317 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R455,921.
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