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Core Tasks

  • Cleans, oils and greases machine and carries out minor repairs.
  • Drives and operates machinery to plough, fertilise, plant, cultivate or harvest crops.
  • Operates tractors, combine harvesters or other farm vehicles, attaches plough, cultivator or other implements and adjusts depth, speed and height to requirements.
  • Directs refilling of machine hopper and repeats operations as necessary.
  • Watches operation and removes any likely obstacle or obstructions.
  • Manipulates levers, pedals and switches to manoeuvre vehicle, regulate angle and height of blades, buckets and hammers and starts conveyor, suction or water spraying system.
  • Fixes any necessary extensions onto machine and loads machine with asphalt, concrete, bitumen, tar, stone chippings or any other required materials.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 14.493499%
Level 1 25.664589%
Level 2 35.60825%
Level 3 14.793394%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 3.920057%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 5.168905%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 0.351306%

Salary Levels


Potential Salary


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


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