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Engineering Production Worker

Engineering Production Worker

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Performs a range of production process tasks to refine and treat metals and mineral ore, fire ceramics, and operate plant to produce and finish metal products such as rods, tubing and structural shapes, and moulds for casting. Registration or licensing is required.


Tasks Include:


  • interpreting engineering production drawings
  • setting up, operating and adjusting production plant to shape metal stock and castings and cut sheet metal
  • operating welding and electroplating plant
  • operating furnaces and quenching plant to smelt and change the structure of metals
  • using kilns and ovens to fire ceramics
  • processing mineral ore and operating metal rolling plant
  • casting molten metal and operating plant to draw metal wire through dies
Specialisations
  • Alumina Refinery Operator
  • Arc Welder
  • Brake Press Operator
  • Computer Numeric Control Machine Operator
  • Foundry Operator
  • Furnace Operator (Metals)
  • Kiln Operator (Metals)
  • Metal Rolling Mill Operator
  • Sheetmetal Worker (Second Class)
  • Tool Setter
  • Turret Punch Operator
Job prospects for Engineering Production Systems Workers in Victoria

Occupation in the Engineering Production Systems Workers group include Engineering Production Worker

Employment prospects
There are currently 4,600 Engineering Production Systems Workers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

Average weekly wage
$924.10

Hourly earnings
$24.40

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website.

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