Job Role: Articulated Haul Truck - National


Role Description

The role of Articulated Haul Truck - National is for workers who can operate, load, haul and dump materials using both front and rear dumping articulated haul trucks.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirements
  • Category 3 medical
Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Backhoe Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Backhoe Operator - National can operate backhoes and attachments to excavate, break, drill, level, and compact earth, rock, and other material.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Bobcat / Skid Steer - National

Role Description

The role of Bobcat / Skid Steer - National can operate and shift materials with skid steer loaders using attachments.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Dogman - National


Role Description

The role of Dogman - National is for an assistant to a crane operator, responsible for securing the crane's load and directing the operator.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Dozer - National


Role Description

The role of Dozer - National can operate dozers using blades and other attachments to gouge out, level and move materials.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Air - National


Role Description

The role of Drilling Rig Operator - Air - National utilises rigs that use compressed air as a fluid to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts. These can include: blast hole drilling; sonic drilling; mineral exploration; piling; construction; and maintenance of water wells.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Auger - National


Role Description

Utilise auger rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include site investigation and sampling, geotechnical work, waterwell construction or maintenance, environmental sampling; piling, pier and foundation work.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool - National


Role Description

The role of Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool - National can utilise cable tool rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts when working in soft, sedimentary rock formations which could include site investigation or sampling, for the geotechnical, mineral exploration and waterwell sectors or waterwell construction.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National


Role Description

The role of Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National can utilise rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include mineral exploration, coring underground in areas of confined space, geotechnical drilling, taking core samples, some construction work.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Directional Drilling - National


Role Description

The role of Drilling Rig Operator - Directional Drilling - National can utilise rigs with a steerable system to positively change the borehole direction and angle in a range of contexts. Guided boring is a steerable system for the installation of pipes, conduits and cables or other services. In the trenchless technology sector, horizontal directional drilling is similar to guided boring.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • Category 3

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Drilling Rig Operator - Rotary Mud - National


Role Description

The role of Drilling Rig Operator - Rotary Mud - National can utilise fluid-powered rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include drilling water bores and monitoring bores, or in environmental and mineral exploration sectors.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Dump Truck - National


Role Description

The role of Dump Truck - National is for dump truck operators who drive large trucks that transport and dump waste materials like sand, gravel, rock or non-degradable garbage. A dump truck is defined as a large truck for transporting heavy loads, with a back part that can be raised at one end so that its contents fall out, wheras a side dump truck (SDT) consists of a 3-axle tractor pulling a 2-axle semi-trailer. It has hydraulic rams which tilt the dump body onto its side, spilling the material to either the left or right side of the trailer.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Dump Truck - NSW Only


Role Description


The role of Dump Truck - National is for dump truck operators who drive large trucks that transport and dump waste materials like sand, gravel, rock or non-degradable garbage. A dump truck is defined as a large truck for transporting heavy loads, with a back part that can be raised at one end so that its contents fall out, wheras a side dump truck (SDT) consists of a 3-axle tractor pulling a 2-axle semi-trailer. It has hydraulic rams which tilt the dump body onto its side, spilling the material to either the left or right side of the trailer.


May work on a restricted licence as per the requirements of NSW regulator Safework 


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix. 


Medical Requirement
  • Category 3

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Earthworker - National


Role Description

The role of Earthworker - National can install and repair rail earthworks, including accessing roads, reconstructing track formation and capping, rehabilitating waterways, including shaping channels and/or scour protection, shaping shoulders (cesses), sub-surface drainage, trackside or across, track trenching (less than 1.5 m depth).

They can also: Supervise the installation and repair rail of earthworks in accordance with safeworking, regulatory and organisational requirements. It includes determining job requirements, undertaking trenching, establishing track formation and minor trackside earthworks, and completing documentation in accordance with specifications. (taken from old version of T&C matrix).

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


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Job Role: Elevated Work Platform Operator < 11M - National


Role Description

The role of Elevated Work Platform Operator < 11M - National can operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. This includes: locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Elevated Work Platform Operator >11M - National


Role Description

The role of Elevated Work Platform Operator >11M - National can operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. Includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length over 11 metres.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation. 

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Excavator Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Excavator Operator - National can operate excavator operations to lift, carry and place materials.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



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Job Role: Forklift Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Forklift Operator - National can conduct forklift operation including checking forklift condition, driving forklift, and monitoring and maintaining forklift performance and site conditions.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Front End Loader Operator - National

Role Description

The role of Front End Loader Operator - National can operate wheeled or tracked front-end loader safely to excavate, level and spread soil, remove and fit relevant attachments and carry out machinery maintenance

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Grader Operator - National


Role Description

The job role of Grader Operator - National can operate graders to spread and level materials.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Mobile Plant Operator - Concreting - National


Role Description

The role of Mobile Plant Operator - Concreting - National is for mobile plant operators who drive and operate heavy machinery used to level, excavate, load and move earth, rock and other material.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Air - National


Role Description
Utilise rigs that use compressed air as a fluid to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include blast hole drilling, sonic drilling, mineral exploration, piling, construction and maintenance of water wells.
Note: Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue. 

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.


Medical Requirement
No medical requirement

Currency Requirement
No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
  • Statement of Attainment.RIIBHD305D - Conduct Down-hole Hammer drilling (84661)
  • Statement of Attainment.RIINHB315D - Conduct Top-hole Hammer drilling  (84662)

Must have at least one of the following:
  • Statement of Attainment.RIINHB304A Conduct air drilling (67369)
  • Statement of Attainment.RIINHB304B Conduct air drilling  (63664)
  • Statement of Attainment.RIINHB304D Conduct air drilling (63231)


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:





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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National


Role Description

The role of NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National can utilise auger rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include site investigation and sampling, geotechnical work, waterwell construction or maintenance, environmental sampling; piling, pier and foundation work.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National


Role Description

The role of NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National can utilise cable tool rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts when working in soft, sedimentary rock formations which could include site investigation or sampling, for the geotechnical, mineral exploration and waterwell sectors or waterwell construction.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.


Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National


Role Description

The role of NSW.Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National can utilise rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include mineral exploration, coring underground in areas of confined space, geotechnical drilling, taking core samples, some construction work.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.


Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator – Rotary Mud – National


Role Description

The role of NSW.Drilling Rig Operator – Rotary Mud – National can utilise fluid-powered rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include drilling water bores and monitoring bores, or in environmental and mineral exploration sectors.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: NSW.Drilling Rig Operator – Sonic Drilling – National


Role Description

The role of NSW.Drilling Rig Operator – Sonic Drilling – National can utilise rigs with rapidly vibrating drill casings and rods to pulverise or liquidise formation for shallower site investigation or sampling, for undisturbed samples for geological, environmental, archaeological, and seismic information.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.


Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


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Job Role: Operator Crane/Hiab < 10T - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Crane/Hiab < 10T - National can operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane to shift loads with a capacity of less than 10 metre tonnes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Operator Crane/Hiab > 10T - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Crane/Hiab > 10T - National can operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane to shift loads with a capacity of greater than 10 metre tonnes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Operator Gantry Crane - CB - National


Role Description

The job role of Operator Gantry Crane - CB - National will ensure that workers can operate bridge cranes and gantry cranes safely.

  • Bridge crane consists of a bridge beam or beams that are mounted to end carriages at each end, can travel along elevated runways, and has 1 or more hoisting mechanisms arranged to traverse across the bridge.


  • Gantry crane consists of a bridge beam or beams supported at one or both ends by legs mounted to end carriages, can travel on supporting surfaces or deck levels, whether fixed or not, and has a crab with 1 or more hoisting units arranged to travel across the bridge.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Operator Non-Slewing Mobile Crane ( > 3T) - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Non-Slewing Mobile Crane ( > 3T) - National can operate a mobile crane of greater than 3 tonnes capacity that incorporates a boom or jib which includes articulated type mobile cranes and locomotive cranes, but does not include vehicle tow trucks, for licensing purposes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 100T - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 100T - National can operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) up to 100 tonnes.


* Will also require a High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.


This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:





Job Role Link:

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Job Role: Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 20T - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 20T - National can operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) up to 20 tonnes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:

https://businessrules.riw.net.au/support/solutions/articles/51000190063



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Job Role: Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 60T - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Slewing Mobile Crane up to 60T - National can operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) up to 60 tonnes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



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Job Role: Operator Slewing Mobile Crane(>100T) - National


Role Description

The role of Operator Slewing Mobile Crane(>100T) - National can operate a slewing mobile crane with a maximum rated capacity (MRC) over 100 tonnes.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • High Risk Work Licence issued by Government or industry organisation. 

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Air – National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Air – National can utilise rigs that use compressed air as a fluid to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include blast hole drilling, sonic drilling, mineral exploration, piling, construction and maintenance of water wells.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:



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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National can utilise auger rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include site investigation and sampling, geotechnical work, waterwell construction or maintenance, environmental sampling; piling, pier and foundation work.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National can utilise cable tool rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts when working in soft, sedimentary rock formations which could include site investigation or sampling, for the geotechnical, mineral exploration and waterwell sectors or waterwell construction.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Core - National can utilise rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include mineral exploration, coring underground in areas of confined space, geotechnical drilling, taking core samples, some construction work.

* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Sonic Drilling – National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator - Sonic Drilling – National can utilise rigs with rapidly vibrating drill casings and rods to pulverise or liquidise formation for shallower site investigation or sampling, for undisturbed samples for geological, environmental, archaeological, and seismic information.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: QLD.Drilling Rig Operator – Rotary Mud – National


Role Description

The role of QLD.Drilling Rig Operator – Rotary Mud – National can utilise fluid-powered rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include drilling water bores and monitoring bores, or in environmental and mineral exploration sectors.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation.The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Rail Bound Plant Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Rail Bound Plant Operator - National can use track maintenance machines or items of plant which under normal conditions cannot be removed from the track.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • Medical.Assessment.Category 1

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Rail Bound Plant Operator Light - National

Role Description

The role of Rail Bound Plant Operator Light - National can operate a light self-propelled on-track vehicle on a rail network.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • Medical.Assessment.Category 1

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Rail Bound Plant Operator Medium/Heavy - National


Role Description

This role of Rail Bound Plant Operator Medium/Heavy - National can operate a medium or heavy self-propelled on-track vehicle on a rail network

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • Medical.Assessment.Category 1


Currency Requirement

  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Road-Rail Plant Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Road-Rail Plant Operator - National can use a rolling stock vehicle that can operate under its own power, both on and off the rail, and which can transition from one mode of operation to the other. Road rail vehicles may or may not have the ability to travel on a public highway, and may or may not be road registered.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • Medical.Assessment.Category 1


Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: Roller Operator - National


Role Description

The role of Roller Operator - National can operate a roller to compact material.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Air – National


Role Description

The role of SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Air – National can utilise rigs that use compressed air as a fluid to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include blast hole drilling, sonic drilling, mineral exploration, piling, construction and maintenance of water wells.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National


Role Description

The role of SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Auger – National can utilise  auger rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts which could include site investigation and sampling, geotechnical work, waterwell construction or maintenance, environmental sampling; piling, pier and foundation work.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




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Job Role: SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National


Role Description

The role of SA.Drilling Rig Operator - Cable Tool – National can utilise cable tool rigs to carry out drilling activity in a range of contexts when working in soft, sedimentary rock formations which could include site investigation or sampling, for the geotechnical, mineral exploration and waterwell sectors or waterwell construction.


* Waterwell contractors will also require a card/licence issued by Government or industry organisation. The Waterwell card or licence must identify a Class of licence and state of issue.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Plant Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following: