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$1,375 per week


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.


  • 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.


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

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.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Machinery Operation

  • Team Work/ Collaboration

  • Regional Planning

  • Organisational Skills

  • Planning

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