Roof Bolters, Mining


Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.
Also called: Bolter, Roof Bolter, Roof Bolter Operator, Underground Roof Bolter

Knowledge:

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

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
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

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
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Caterpillar Cat MineStar System
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
    Industrial control software
  • Caterpillar Command

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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