Operate a range of underground mining equipment

Description

Operate underground mining equipment, such as ventilation and transport systems.

Alternative labels

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Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate a range of underground mining equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Underground miner: Underground miners perform a wide range of ancillary underground mining operations such as inspections, conveyor attendance and the transport of equipment and consumable materials from the surface to the point of extraction underground.

Optional skill

Operate a range of underground mining equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Underground heavy equipment operator: Underground heavy equipment operators control heavy-duty mining equipment such as cutting and loading equipment to excavate and load ore and raw mineral at underground mines.
Mining assistant: Mining assisstants perform routine duties in mining and quarrying operations. They assist the miners with maintaining equipment, with laying pipes, cables and tunnels, and with removing wast.

 


 

References

  1. Operate a range of underground mining equipment – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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