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Overview

Machine Operators (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Amusement Ride Operator, Asbestos Remover, Brush Maker, Film Cutter, Pressurised Container Filler, Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pilot, and Venetian Blind Machine Operator.

Day-to-day

  • prepares machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions
  • sets and operates controls used to regulate processing operations
  • starts machines and monitors operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

To become a Machine Operator (not covered elsewhere)

Skills employers are looking for

  • Machinery Operation

  • Forklift Operation

  • Communication Skills

  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Troubleshooting

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