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Other Stationary Plant Operators


This unit group covers Stationary Plant Operators not elsewhere classified. It includes Boiler or Engine Operators, Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators, Cement Production Plant Operators, Concrete Batching Plant Operators, Concrete Pump Operators, Paper and Pulp Mill Operators, Railway Signal Operators, Train Controllers, Waste Water or Water Plant Operators and Weighbridge Operators. The links below provide quick access to basic information for this occupation.  Greater detail can be found using any of the page tabs above. A one page printable summary of the key statistics for this occupation can also be found under the Reports and Links tab above. Just click on the tab and follow the link for Occupational Bulletin.


This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • operates and maintains stationary engines, boilers, refrigeration and airconditioning systems, and associated mechanical plant
  • operates plant to load, unload, move, store and stack bulk materials such as grain, sugar and mineral ore
  • operates mixing plant to produce batches of concrete from cement, sand, aggregate, water and other ingredients
  • operates plant to pump, cast and mould concrete registration or licensing is required
  • operates plant to produce paper pulp from woodchips and to make paper sheets
  • controls the movement of trains, and assembles and disassembles trains within a marshalling yard
  • oversees the safe movement of trains using a computerised train control signalling system
  • operates plant to store, distribute and treat water including purifying water for human consumption and removing wastes from sewage
  • operates weighing plant and issues measurement tickets which provide readings of vehicle and livestock weight

Job Titles

  • Boiler or Engine Operator 
  • Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operator 
  • Cement Production Plant Operator 
  • Concrete Batching Plant Operator 
  • Concrete Pump Operator 
  • Paper and Pulp Mill Operator 
  • Railway Signal Operator 
  • Train Controller 
  • Waste Water or Water Plant Operator 
  • Weighbridge Operator 
  • Stationary Plant Operators  

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