1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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9219-15 Chemical Plant Labourer

Performs routine tasks in chemical processing plants.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • unloads materials from vehicles and containers
  • delivers bulk or packaged materials to processing areas
  • dumps ingredients into mixers, blenders, kettles, mills or feed hoppers
  • opens valves to heat, cool or agitate chemical compositions or solutions
  • obtains and delivers samples to laboratories for testing
  • fastens caps or covers on containers
  • attaches labels or stencils information on to products
  • cleans machines, processing equipment and work areas
  • fills containers with processed material
  • loads products for shipping

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