1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7296-11 Glass Production Machine Operator

Operates machines to make molten glass and shape glassware products such as containers, sheet glass, structural or stained glass, glass lenses or prisms.

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:

  • sets up and installs moulds and other machine fixtures
  • sets up and operates glass-making machines to make molten glass and regulates temperature of molten glass
  • presses or blows glass into moulds to form glassware products
  • removes and replaces glass moulds and components
  • collects samples for laboratory analysis, or inspects them and adjusts machine settings accordingly
  • cleans, lubricates, repairs, and adjusts plant and equipment

Specialisations:
Glass Furnace Operator
Glass Laminating Operator
Glass Maker
Glass Melt Operator
Glass Toughening Operator
Glassware Maker

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