Continuous Mining Machine Operators


Operate self-propelled mining machines that rip coal, metal and nonmetal ores, rock, stone, or sand from the mine face and load it onto conveyors or into shuttle cars in a continuous operation.
Also called: Continuous Miner Operator (CMO), Continuous Mining Machine Operator, Continuous Mining Operator (CMO), Miner Operator

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time
    Hearing and Speech
  • tell the difference between sounds

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Independence
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Mobile location based services software
  • Fleet monitoring system software
  • Hitachi ZXLink
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
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