1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7297-13 Stone Processing Machine Operator

Cuts and finishes stone for the manufacture of such items as tiles, building blocks and facing stones using fixed and portable stone preparation, shaping and finishing machines.

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:

  • positions stone on machines to be cut or worked
  • sets grinding or cutting edges in position and activates machines
  • checks progress of machining and adjusts equipment
  • moves stone from machine for further processing
  • may operate hand-held machines to polish, cut or inscribe roughly hewn stone to finished condition

Marble Cutter
Stone Polisher
Stone Sawyer

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