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Other Mobile Plant Operator

Other Mobile Plant Operators includes a number of occupation such as Aircraft Baggage Handlers and Airline Ground Crew, Linemarkers, Paving Plant Operators, Railway Track Plant Operators, Road Roller Operators and Streetsweeper Operators.

Overview

Other Mobile Plant Operators includes a number of occupation such as Aircraft Baggage Handlers and Airline Ground Crew, Linemarkers, Paving Plant Operators, Railway Track Plant Operators, Road Roller Operators and Streetsweeper Operators.

Day-to-day

  • loads and unloads baggage, directs planes, positions staircases, fills aircraft fuel tanks and performs other aircraft ground services to ensure aircraft operations run efficiently
  • operates plant to apply markings to roads and other surfaces such as car parks, airports and sportsgrounds
  • operates plant to spread and level hot bituminous paving materials and lay concrete on areas such as highways, roads and car parks
  • operates plant to lay, align, repair and maintain railway tracks
  • operates a power-driven roller to prepare surfaces for roads, runways and car parks
  • operates plant to clean streets and gutters of litter and debris.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • shift work
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,375 / week
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Strong

To become an Other Mobile Plant Operator

  • You can work as an Other Mobile Plant Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

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