jobs - line marker

Make your mark

A Line Marker operates plant to apply markings to roads and other surfaces such as car parks, airports, and sports grounds.

Registration or licensing is required.

You’ll like this job if you enjoy:

  • Operating painting or coating equipment.
  • Driving mobile plants on roads or work sites.
  • Reviewing work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Measuring distances or dimensions
  • Maintaining construction tools or equipment.
  • Driving trucks or trucks mounted equipment
  • Marking reference points on construction materials
  • Inspecting equipment or tools to be used in construction
  • Cleaning equipment or facilities
  • Moving products, materials, or equipment between work areas.
  • Recording operational or production data.
  • Loading materials into construction equipment
  • Inspecting finishes of work pieces or finished products.
  • Selecting production equipment according to product specifications.
  • Communicating with others about equipment repair or maintenance needs

Skills breakup on the job:

  • 23% Vehicle operation 17%
  • Construction 12% Production processes & machinery 10%
  • Operating procedures & processes 9%
  • Work activities preparation 8%
  • Science & mathematics 5%
  • Cleaning & maintenance 5%
  • Material transportation 4%
  • Records, documentation, reports & research 4%
  • Quality control & inspections 3%
  • Communication & collaboration 2%
  • Security & Emergency Services

Skill level  (out of 10)

  • Digital engagement 2 Basic
  • Numeracy 5 Intermediate
  • Teamwork 6 Intermediate
  • Writing 4 Intermediate
  • Reading 4 Intermediate
  • Learning 4 Intermediate
  • Problem solving 5 Intermediate.
  • Oral communication 4 Intermediate
  • Planning & organising 5 Intermediate
  • Initiative & innovation 5 Intermediate

How to become a Line Marker

  • CCF Tasmania Certification to work on site – White card – 1 day course.
  • Service Tasmania -Manual driver’s license
  • Service Tasmania – Medium rigid license

Training providers:

Service Tasmania – Medium rigid license

CCF Tasmania – Pre-employment Program

Tas TAFE: https://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au – Certificate11 Construction Pathways

Further training is available through RTO’s, with funding via Keystone Tasmania.

What to find out more?

Contact us if you would like to find out more about working in Civil Construction, Line Marker.

View Line Marker Fact Sheet (PDF)