Clay, Concrete, Glass & Stone Machine Operator

Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture and finish a variety of clay, concrete, glassware and stone products by extruding, shaping, mixing, grinding, cutting and other processes.

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$1063 per week
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    Overview

    Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture and finish a variety of clay, concrete, glassware and stone products by extruding, shaping, mixing, grinding, cutting and other processes.

    Day-to-day

    • monitoring the flow of clay and other raw materials and products into machines, and adjusting valves and controls to specifications
    • positioning clay and stone on machines to be cut and worked
    • operating concrete mixing, stacking and splitting machines
    • setting up and installing moulds and other machine fixtures
    • setting up and operating glass-making machines to produce molten glass, and regulating temperature of molten glass
    • pressing and blowing glass into moulds to form glassware products
    • collecting and examining samples for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
    • setting grinding and cutting edges
    • using hand tools to cut, inscribe and polish roughly hewn stone to finished condition.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Clay, Concrete, Glass & Stone Machine Operator

    • You can work as a Clay, Concrete, Glass or Stone Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II in manufactured mineral products might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate III in Glass and Glazing

    Skills employers are looking for

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