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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7129-23 Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operator

Operates equipment to load, unload, move, store or stack bulk materials such as grain, sugar or mineral ore.

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

Tasks Include:

  • monitors equipment operation visually, through gauges and instruments or through computerised monitoring equipment
  • controls and adjusts the operation of equipment
  • inspects controls and equipment to identify wear and damage, and arranges maintenance
  • compiles shift operation reports, records breakdowns and levels of productivity
  • may operate central control facilities

Bulk Fluids Handler
Grain Handler

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