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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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:

This section contains the following subsection :
            7121 Engine and Boiler Operators
            7122 Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
            7123 Engineering Production Systems Workers
            7124 Pulp and Paper Mill Operators
            7129 Other Intermediate Stationary Plant Operators

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