818-Other stationary plant and machine operators

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Other stationary plant and machine operators
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Job Description: 
This unit group includes stationary plant and machine operators not classified elsewhere in sub-major group 81, Stationary plant and machine operators. The group includes, for instance, operators of machines which make silicon chips and splice cables and ropes.

Main Tasks include -

  • monitor ingkilns, furnaces and other machinery and equipment used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, porcelain, tiles or bricks
  • operating machines to anneal, harden or decorate glass and ceramics
  • maintaining and operating stationary steam engines, boilers, turbines and auxiliary equipment
  • operating and monitoring machines which weigh, pack and label products, or fill containers with products

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

8181 Glass and ceramics plant operators
8182 Steam engine and boiler operators
8183 Packing, bottling and labelling machine operators
8189 Stationary plant and machine ope