Mining Machine Operators, All Other:

All mining machine operators not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 696
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 2.25 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up heavy construction equipment
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Connect sections of drill pipe
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Position construction or extraction equipment
Weld metal structures
Drill holes in earth or rock for activities such as blasting

Performing General Physical Activities

Install safety or support equipment
Review construction specifications
Clean work sites
Remove tools, equipment, casings, or pipe from wells
Prepare work environment to assure proper ventilation and personal protection
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Determine locations, angles, and depths of blast holes or other related drill sites
Perform extraction or mining related measurements
Explore areas for oil or gas

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Operate heavy construction equipment
Operate power or hand tools in construction, extraction, or mining environments
Operate mining equipment or machinery
Operate material or personnel moving, lifting, loading, or unloading equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Maintain extraction or excavation equipment
Repair mining machinery or equipment
Clean mining tools, equipment, or machinery

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.