Profession block machine operator
Block machine operators control, maintain and operate concrete blocks casting machine which fills and vibrate molds to compact wet concrete into finished blocks.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Maintain moulds
Clean and repair moulds, e.g. by smoothening out imperfections on the surface.
- Operate cubing machine
Operate the cubing machine making sure the correct patterns for sorting and stacking are followed.
- Select mould types
Select the appropriate type and size of mould based on the operation.
- Write batch record documentation
Write reports on the manufactured batches history taking into account the raw data, tests performed and compliance to GMP of each batch of product.
- Operate concrete mixer truck
Work with concrete mixer trucks. Drive the truck and operate controls. Keep track of time. Take the necessary steps to evacuate the concrete upon arrival at the site, either alone using a full range chute, or with help when using a rear chute.
- Operate concrete casting machine
Operate the machine that casts concrete blocks, making sure the finished blocks are according to specifications.
- Operate forklift
Operate a forklift, a vehicle with a pronged device in front for lifting and carrying heavy loads.
- Ensure health, safety and security measures
Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.
- Use moulding techniques
Apply moulding techniques.
- Inspect industrial equipment
Inspect equipment used during industrial activities such as manufacturing or construction equipment in order to ensure that the equipment complies with health, safety, and environmental legislation.
Optional knowledge and skillsstack empty pallets maintain work area cleanliness stack packaged items measure materials mathematics perform machine maintenance set up machine controls tend hoist cement transfer equipment inspect quality of products inspect supplied concrete use a computer clean mixer
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