Australian Jobs In Demand

Australian Jobs In Demand

Group 71 Machine and Stationary Plant Operators

MACHINE AND STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS operate stationary machines to process, manufacture, treat and finish a range of products, and perform activities such as extracting, loading, unloading, moving, placing, controlling, storing and measuring materials and equipment.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

- setting up, starting, controlling and stopping machines and plant
- monitoring machines and plant and adjusting controls to regulate operation and quality of output
- cleaning and performing minor repairs to machines and plant
- checking machines and plant to ensure safe operations