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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7111-17 Loader Operator

Operates motorised loaders to move or load soil, rock or other material.

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:

  • manoeuvres machines to force buckets into material to be lifted and to tip contents into trucks, railroad cars or on to conveyers or stockpiles
  • hoists and moves heavy objects such as pipe sections or timber using wire cables attached to buckets
  • observes surveyors' pegs and other markers while excavating or backfilling materials to maintain specified levels or size and depth of excavations
  • services and makes minor adjustments and repairs to machines

Bobcat Operator
Front-end Loader Operator

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