Metal processing and finishing plant operators
Metal processing and finishing plant operators monitor and operate single-function process control machinery and equipment to control the conversion, processing and finishing of mineral ores and metals.
Tasks performed usually include: setting up, preparing and adjusting metal and ore processing and finishing machinery; coordinating and monitoring the operation of a particular aspect of metal processing production and finishing; verifying equipment for malfunctions, monitoring gauges, carrying out routine operating tests and arranging for maintenance; checking, testing and analysing sample products; recording data and writing production logs.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
8121 Metal Processing Plant Operators
8122 Metal Finishing, Plating and Coating Machine Operators