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711511 - Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator

Description

Operates extruding machines to encase wire, cord, cable and optic fibre in plastic or rubber.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

    • Insulation Extruder Operator
    • Optic Fibre Drawer
    • Wire Drawer (Plastics)

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 7115 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators

Description

operate machines to manufacture and finish plastic and rubber products.

Tasks

    • operating controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
    • measuring and loading materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
    • monitoring operation, regulating material supply and adding chemicals and colorants to mixture
    • threading uncoated wire and cable through plastic coating machines, around take-up reels and through dies and cooling chambers
    • laying casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
    • operating rollers to remove air
    • operating vulcaniser presses and controlling curing
    • examining output for defects and conformity to specifications
    • performing minor repairs and maintaining production records

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 711511 Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator
    • 711512 Plastic Compounding and Reclamation Machine Operator
    • 711513 Plastics Fabricator or Welder
    • 711514 Plastics Production Machine Operator (General)
    • 711515 Reinforced Plastic and Composite Production Worker
    • 711516 Rubber Production Machine Operator
    • 711599 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators nec

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