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"Continuous Mining Machine Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate self-propelled mining machines that rip coal, metal and nonmetal ores, rock, stone, or sand from the face and load it onto conveyors or into shuttle cars in a continuous operation.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Continuous Mining Machine Operator"

1) Determine locations, boundaries, and depths of holes or channels to be cut.

2) Drive machines into position at working faces.

 

3) Move controls to start and regulate movement of conveyors, and to start and position drill cutters or torches.

4) Move levers to raise and lower hydraulic safety bars that support roofs above machines until other workers complete their framing.

5) Observe and listen to equipment operation to detect binding or stoppage of tools and other equipment malfunctions.

 

6) Reposition machines to make additional holes or cuts.

7) Start machines to gather coal and convey it to floors or shuttle cars.

8) Guide and assist crews laying track and resetting supports and blocking.

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Job Description for "Continuous Mining Machine Operator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Continuous Mining Machine Operator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  47-5041.00


 

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