Elementary Process Plant Occupations
Jobholders in this unit group assist the work of machine operatives and perform a variety of manual tasks in foundries, engineering and allied trades and in other process and plant operations.
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New workers start around £13582. Normal pay is £20627 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £31218.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Performs a variety of manual tasks in relation to the operation of coke ovens, boilers and blast furnaces.
- Clears machine blockages, cleans machinery, equipment and tools, keeps work area tidy and clears waste and any spillages.
- Removes finished pieces from work area, paints or fixes identification labels or markers on products or containers.
- Loads and unloads vehicles, trucks and trolleys.
- Assists operative to mark out, bend, drill, galvanise, coat and otherwise machine metal.
- Conveys goods, materials, equipment, etc. to work area, assists in setting up machinery and equipment and prepares tools, lamps and other equipment for use.
- Assists in setting up attachments on plant and machinery, and operates saws, shears or other equipment.
- Assists with the operation of furnaces and the preparation of castings.