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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.


  • 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.


  • 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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