• operating extrusion, moulding, mixing, pumping, compacting, grinding and cutting machinery to manufacture and finish precast concrete and stone products
  • operating plant to produce cement, lime and clinker, including loading and unloading ingredients and operating continuous feed equipment such as pumps and conveyors
  • operating plant and machines which weigh and mix sand, gravel, cement, water and other ingredients to make concrete
  • operating plant and machinery which assemble and fill moulds with concrete and artificial stone mixtures, remove castings from moulds and finish surfaces of precast products
  • cutting, grinding, drilling, sandblasting and polishing concrete products and stone blocks, slabs and products to the specifications for the job
  • checking production plans and specifications to determine and select materials, ingredients, procedures, components, settings and adjustments for extrusion, moulding, mixing and compacting machines
  • monitoring plant and machines during operation by observing temperature and pressure gauges, and adjusting controls and reporting malfunctions as necessary
  • collecting and examining samples of mixtures and finished products for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
  • checking and maintaining production records, including information about quantities, dimensions and types of materials and goods produced
  • arranging and assisting with plant and machinery maintenance and repair

    Educational level

    • Skilled