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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 7113 PAPER AND WOOD PROCESSING MACHINE OPERATORS


    PAPER AND WOOD PROCESSING MACHINE OPERATORS operate machines to manufacture paper packaging and other paper products, fibreboard stock, logs, plywood, particle board, solid laminate and similar timber products.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit 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 printing plates, ink circulation systems, knives, creases, cutting dies, and folding and gluing machines
    • loading machines with paper and fibreboard
    • operating machines to form cardboard containers, paper plates, egg cartons, tissue paper and other paper products
    • adjusting and cleaning machines and performing minor repairs
    • securing timber into place and setting saws to produce specified sizes of plank and board to be cut
    • starting machines and feeding stock onto cutting saw, and operating automatic feed mechanisms
    • raising and lowering saws to trim boards and remove defects such as rot and splits
    • controlling lathes and slicing machines to produce veneers, and laminating veneer using glue
    • verifying dimensions of cut stock and accuracy of cuts
    • checking saws and other machines for safety, sharpness and correct functioning

    Occupations:
      711311 Paper Products Machine Operator
      711313 Sawmilling Operator
      711314 Other Wood Processing Machine Operator

711311 PAPER PRODUCTS MACHINE OPERATOR

    Operates machines to manufacture paper packaging and other products from paper and fibreboard stock.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Carton Making Machinist
      Embosser
      Paper Bag Making Machinist

711313 SAWMILLING OPERATOR

    Alternative Title:
      Sawmiller

    Sets up and operates machines to cut logs into planks of standard sizes.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Band Saw Operator
      Beam Saw Operator
      Cant Gang Sawyer
      Resawyer
      Ripsaw Operator

711314 OTHER WOOD PROCESSING MACHINE OPERATOR

    Operates machines that strip and prepare logs, remove bark, cut logs and timber, create wood chips, and cut, glue, press, trim, sand, splice, mould and repair wooden boards of various grades, forms and combinations.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Debarker Operator
      Docking Saw Operator
      Log Preparer
      Plywood and Veneer Repairer
      Sawmill Moulder Operator
      Veneer Production Machine Operator


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