Profession concrete products machine operator

Concrete products machine operators tend machines used to produce moulded concrete products. They perform greasing, assembling and stripping of moulds. They also participate in the cement mixing process.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Use moulding techniques

    Apply moulding techniques.

  • Move filled moulds

    Correctly replace filled-up moulds; understand how to load moulds into the oven and how to store filled-up moulds onto a rack.

  • Inspect batches

    Inspect batches ensuring that they have the correct colours and the correct mix.

  • Maintain moulds

    Clean and repair moulds, e.g. by smoothening out imperfections on the surface.

  • Match product moulds

    Changing moulds to match product specification. Run test samples and check for proper specifications.

  • Adjust curing ovens

    Adjust the temperature of the curing ovens by turning dials so that it is set to the correct parameters.

  • Settle concrete

    Settle the concrete using the vibrating tables.

  • Select mould types

    Select the appropriate type and size of mould based on the operation.

  • Fill moulds

    Fill up moulds with appropriate materials and ingredient mixes.

  • Follow safety standards in industrial contexts

    Abide by safety procedures and standards for industrial contexts, mostly where machinery is involved.

Optional knowledge and skills

measure materials optimise production processes parameters monitor stock level clean mixer load heavy items on pallets operate lifting equipment perform machine maintenance report test findings record test data report defective manufacturing materials ensure compliance with environmental legislation record production data for quality control manage delivery of raw materials perform product testing feed concrete mixer build rebar cages pack goods write batch record documentation work ergonomically form moulding mixture