Continuous Mining Machine Operators Summary Report

Continuous Mining Machine Operators Summary Report
Tasks
Technology Skills
Knowledge
Skills
Hang ventilation tubing and ventilation curtains to ensure that the mining face area is kept properly ventilated.See more occupations related to this task.
Conduct methane gas checks to ensure breathing quality of air.See more occupations related to this task.
Check the stability of roof and rib support systems before mining face areas.See more occupations related to this task.
Operate mining machines to gather coal and convey it to floors or shuttle cars.See more occupations related to this task.
Drive machines into position at working faces.See more occupations related to this task.
Move controls to start and regulate movement of conveyors and to start and position drill cutters or torches.See more occupations related to this task.
Reposition machines to make additional holes or cuts.See more occupations related to this task.
Determine locations, boundaries, and depths of holes or channels to be cut.See more occupations related to this task.
Observe and listen to equipment operation to detect binding or stoppage of tools or other equipment malfunctions.See more occupations related to this task.
Repair, oil, and adjust machines, and change cutting teeth, using wrenches.See more occupations related to this task.
Install casings to prevent cave-ins.See more occupations related to this task.
Scrape or wash conveyors, using belt scrapers or belt washers, to minimize dust production. Green Task StatementSee more occupations related to this task.
Move levers to raise and lower hydraulic safety bars supporting roofs above machines until other workers complete framing.See more occupations related to this task.
Apply new technologies developed to minimize the environmental impact of coal mining. Green Task StatementSee more occupations related to this task.
Guide and assist crews laying track and resetting supports and blocking.
Analytical or scientific software
Mobile location based services software
Office suite software
Presentation software
Spreadsheet software
Word processing software
Mechanical
Production and Processing
Law and Government
Education and Training
Operation and Control
Operation Monitoring
Equipment Maintenance
Critical Thinking
Troubleshooting
Judgment and Decision Making
Repairing
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Monitoring
Speaking
Time Management
Minitab Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Fleet monitoring system software; Hitachi ZXLink; Leica Geosystems FMSSee more occupations related to this technology.
Microsoft Office Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Microsoft Excel Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Microsoft Word Hot technology
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.See more occupations related to this skill.
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.See more occupations related to this skill.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.See more occupations related to this skill.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.See more occupations related to this skill.
Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.See more occupations related to this skill.
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.See more occupations related to this skill.
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.See more occupations related to this skill.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.See more occupations related to this skill.
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.See more occupations related to this skill.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.See more occupations related to this skill.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.See more occupations related to this skill.
Managing one's own time and the time of others
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