711511 Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
711511
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

711511 PLASTIC CABLEMAKING MACHINE OPERATOR

Operates extruding machines to encase wire, cord, cable and optic fibre in plastic or rubber.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Insulation Extruder Operator
Optic Fibre Drawer
Wire Drawer (Plastics)

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7115 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7115
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7115 PLASTICS AND RUBBER PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS

PLASTICS AND RUBBER PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS operate machines to manufacture and finish plastic and rubber products.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

operating controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
measuring and loading materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
monitoring operation, regulating material supply and adding chemicals and colorants to mixture
threading uncoated wire and cable through plastic coating machines, around take-up reels and through dies and cooling chambers
laying casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
operating rollers to remove air
operating vulcaniser presses and controlling curing
examining output for defects and conformity to specifications
performing minor repairs and maintaining production records

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 167.20