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€18k - €35k
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In Brief...

Prepares building sites by excavating, moving, placing and shaping soil or other materials.

In Summary - Plant Operative

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The Work - Plant Operative

Interests - Plant Operative

This occupation is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests:

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

Entry Requirements - Plant Operative

Pay & Salary - Plant Operative

Salary Range (thousands per year)* €18k - €35k

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Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.

Labour Market Updates - Plant Operative

Employment in this occupation includes quarry workers, energy and sewerage plant operatives. No indication of shortages was evident.

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