MINOR GROUP 712
INTERMEDIATE STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS
INTERMEDIATE STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS operate large and complex mechanical equipment which is often fully or partially automated, including large or multi-stage manufacturing equipment, at a fixed location.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certification II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks performed by Intermediate Stationary Plant Operators typically include visually monitoring operation of plant, directly or by referring to instruments, to ensure safe operation and satisfactory level of throughput; manipulating controls of plant to move materials between process phases; controlling quantity and mix of materials to be processed or handled; and monitoring condition of plant, reporting major problems and repairing minor defects.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups: