Mobile Plant Operator (other)

Also known as Cable Ferry Operator, Dredge Operator, Mulcher Operator, Snow Groomer, Straddle Carrier Operator, Tunnelling Plant Operator.
This occupation group covers Mobile Plant Operators not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time - No data available -
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Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 2,700

What does a Mobile Plant Operator (other) do?

  • driving plant to worksite
  • driving and manoeuvring plant on site
  • selecting and fitting attachments to plant
  • manipulating controls to operate attachments mechanically, hydraulically and electrically, and to move materials
  • monitoring operation of plant directly and by referring to instruments
  • monitoring condition of plant, performing minor repairs and reporting mechanical faults

Related courses

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Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management