Roof Bolters, Mining:

Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $54,340.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 12
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Technology and Tool Usage
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Resource Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Align machines or equipment to ensure positioning and levelness for work
Position construction or extraction equipment
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Position safety or support equipment
Weld metal structures
Braze metal parts or components
Weld metal parts and components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Assemble equipment or components
Align equipment or machinery
Adjust measuring or control devices
Adjust mechanical equipment
Bend tubing or conduit
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Disassemble manufacturing or industrial equipment for maintenance and repair
Join materials using spot or tack welding
Set-up welding equipment
Reassemble production or manufacturing equipment after repair
Position material handling equipment
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Prepare explosives for detonation
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Drill holes in earth or rock for activities such as blasting
Perform basic plumbing
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Install building fixtures
Cut construction material
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Apply flux to workpiece before soldering or brazing
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Reassemble light mechanical equipment after repair
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Set-up specialized rigging
Connect electrical components or equipment
Connect hoses to equipment or machinery
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging
Polish stone or concrete using a surfacing machine
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Collect samples for analysis or testing
Process metals using power or hand tools
Install water or sewer treatment plant equipment
Perform basic carpentry
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand
Cut metal or plastic material
File metal or plastic objects
Grind metal objects
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Paint surfaces such as walls
Paint structures and objects using spraying equipment
Drill holes in construction materials
Install heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured metal or plastic products by hand
Shape construction materials such as wood
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Shape metal or plastic
Apply grouting or mortar
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Position workpiece prior to welding

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Tighten/Loosen nuts, bolts, and fasteners
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Maintain manufacturing equipment
Repair mechanical controls
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Maintain work tools or equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Repair measuring or control devices
Repair mechanical timing devices
Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
Maintain physical building or grounds of property
Complete routine building maintenance
Install hydraulic and pneumatic plumbing
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical parts or components
Clean mining tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain extraction or excavation equipment
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Repair work tools or equipment
Overhaul power-generating equipment or machinery
Clean material moving tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair mining machinery or equipment
Maintain masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Replace gas, steam, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Tend boilers or related equipment
Repair grounds keeping equipment and tools
Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair railroad equipment or tracks
Sharpen cutting or grinding tools
Maintain general production equipment
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Repair construction machinery or equipment
Repair finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements
Maintain material moving equipment in good working condition
Replace door hardware such as springs, cables, or related components
Maintain small engines
Maintain commercial, cargo, or passenger vehicle
Maintain heavy equipment
Maintain boat or ship hull
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Repair commercial transportation equipment

Performing General Physical Activities

Install safety or support equipment
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Erect supports and hangers for equipment and piping
Install glass in windows, skylights, or other structural surfaces
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Install roofing materials such as shingles, tile, slate, or asphalt
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Erect scaffold on work site
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Install storm, sanitation, or water piping systems above and below ground
Install prefabricated building components
Install siding or sheeting materials
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
Repair sheet metal products
Assemble structural components
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Install insulating materials
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Perform concrete fabrication
Perform structural metal repair or assembly work
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Fit construction materials such as wood
Repair metal frameworks or structures
Join wood or other construction materials
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Dig holes or trenches
Prepare work environment to assure proper ventilation and personal protection
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
Move heavy objects in industrial, production, or manufacturing environments
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work
Identify production related safety procedures
Remove debris or damaged materials
Clean materials to prepare them for production
Clean rooms, floors, or facilities
Polish metal or plastic objects

Equal Opportunity is the Law. (La Igualdad De Oportunidad Es La Ley.)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.