8114-Cement, stone and other mineral products machine operators

Job Title: 

Cement, stone and other mineral products machine operators

Job Description: 

Cement, stone and other mineral products machine operators operate and monitor machines for manufacturing and finishing precast concrete, bitumen, and stone products, and making cast stone for building purposes.


Tasks include

  • (a) operating extrusion, moulding, mixing, pumping, compacting, grinding and cutting machinery to manufacture and finish precast concrete and stone products
  • (b) operating plant to produce cement, lime and clinker, including loading and unloading ingredients and operating continuous feed equipment such as pumps and conveyors
  • (c ) operating plant and machines which weigh and mix sand, gravel, cement, water and other ingredients to make concrete
  • operating plant and machinery which assembles and fills moulds with concrete and artificial stone mixtures, removes castings from moulds and finishes surfaces of precast products
  • cutting, grinding, drilling, sandblasting and polishing concrete products and stone blocks, slabs and products to the specifications for the job
  • checking production plans and specifications to determine and select materials, ingredients, procedures, components, settings and adjustments for extrusion, moulding, mixing and compacting machines
  • monitoring plant and machines during operation by observing instruments such as temperature and pressure gauges, and adjusting controls and reporting malfunctions as necessary
  • collecting and examining samples of mixtures and finished products for conformity to specifications and adjusting machine settings accordingly
  • checking and maintaining production records, including information about quantities, dimensions and types of materials and goods produced
  • arranging and assisting with plant and machinery maintenance and repair.
Specific Occupations: 

Machine-operator (fibro/asbestos-cement products/ mineral products/ stone products/ abrasive-coatings production/ stone polishing)

Miller (cement manufacturing)

Lathe-operator, working/ polishing (stone)

Machine-operator, artificial stone products / cast-stone products/ cast-concrete products /cutting (mosaic)

Machine-operator, carving/cutting/engraving/finishing (stone/concrete)

Machine-operator, production/polishing (industrial diamonds/ polishing)

Operator ( concrete-mixing plant)

Cutter-polisher, industrial diamonds/Operator, machine: cement products Operator, machine: concrete production/Operator, machine: industrial-diamond production/Operator, machine: polishing (industrial diamond) Polisher, industrial diamonds/Sawyer, industrial diamonds

Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2378