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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7111-25 Road Roller Operator

Operates power-driven rollers to prepare surfaces for roads, runways and parking areas.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • drives machines in successive overlapping passes to compact and smooth material such as rock, gravel, earth and asphalt
  • operates rollers equipped with special attachments used to roughen or tear up surfaces
  • operates rollers with tamping actions to achieve high level of compaction
  • releases water over rollers to prevent asphalt from sticking and to produce smooth asphalt

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