1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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MINOR GROUP 991

MINING, CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED LABOURERS

MINING, CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED LABOURERS perform tasks in mining, drilling or mineral ore treating operations and on construction sites, roads and railways, usually working under close supervision.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks performed by Mining, Construction and Related Labourers typically include assisting in the excavation and clearing of earth for road construction and mining; spreading, levelling and compacting bituminous and other paving materials on roads or parking areas; assisting in surveying and mineral ore treating; laying and repairing tracks in railways, tramways, quarries and mines; assisting in installing insulation and other interior and exterior home improvements; pouring, spreading and finishing concrete and other materials for the construction of structures and paved surfaces; and assisting in electrical and telecommunications installation or maintenance.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
            9911 Mining Support Workers and Driller's Assistants
            9912 Earthmoving Labourers
            9913 Paving and Surfacing Labourers
            9914 Survey Hands
            9915 Railway Labourers
            9916 Construction and Plumber's Assistants
            9917 Concreters
            9918 Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistants
            9919 Other Mining, Construction and Related Labourers

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