1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7123-11 Engineering Production Systems Worker

Performs a range of tasks in the production process to refine or treat metals and mineral ore, fire ceramics and operate machines to produce and finish metal products such as rods, tubing and structural shapes or moulds for casting.

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:

  • interprets engineering production drawings
  • sets up, operates and adjusts production machinery to shape metal stock and castings and cut sheet metal
  • operates welding and electroplating equipment
  • operates furnaces and quenching plants to smelt and change the structure of metals
  • uses kilns and ovens to fire ceramics
  • processes mineral ore and operates metal rolling equipment
  • casts molten metal and operates machines to draw metal wire through dies
  • operates computers used in the production process

Specialisations:
Arc Welder
Furnace Operator
Kiln Operator
Metal Rolling Mill Operator
Mineral Ore Treatment Plant Operator

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