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"Roof Bolters Mining"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Roof Bolters Mining"

1) Tighten ends of anchored truss bolts, using turnbuckles.

2) Drill bolt holes into roofs at specified distances from ribs or adjacent bolts.

3) Force bolts into holes, using hydraulic mechanisms of self-propelled bolting machines.

4) Remove drill bits from chucks after drilling holes, then insert bolts into chucks.

5) Test bolts for specified tension, using torque wrenches.

6) Position safety jacks to support underground mine roofs until bolts can be installed.

7) Position bolting machines, and insert drill bits into chucks.

8) Rotate chucks to turn bolts and open expansion heads against rock formations.

9) Install truss bolts traversing entire ceiling spans.

 

 


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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  47-5061.00