1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7129-19 Concrete Batching Plant Operator

Operates mixing plant to produce batches of concrete from cement, sand, aggregate, water and other ingredients.

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:

  • operates controls to transfer materials to gravity feed tanks
  • records and confirms batch details
  • determines composition and quantities of concrete
  • weighs quantities of cement, sand, gravel, other additives and water using manual scales or console controls
  • checks position and rotation of concrete truck agitators, signals drivers to increase rotation speed and varies discharge of materials to achieve even mixing
  • signals end of discharging and assesses the quality of mixed concrete
  • cleans equipment and work areas and checks records
  • may add pigments for colouring
  • may operate computerised batching and allocating equipment

Specialisations:
Premix Concrete Batcher

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