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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7111-23 Paving Plant Operator

Operates machines to spread and level hot bituminous paving materials or lay concrete on areas such as highways, streets 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:

  • adjusts screeds to paving widths
  • operates machine controls to advance spreaders
  • drives machines, observes distribution of paving material and operates controls to maintain thickness of paving
  • signals truck drivers to position vehicles for dumping loads
  • cleans, services and maintains machines
  • may regulate temperature of material flowing from hoppers

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