1322-Mining managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mining managers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Mining managers plan, direct, and coordinate the production activities of mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction operations.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) conferring with other managers to set production quotas, plan extraction sites and develop policies for the removal of raw materials
  • (b) evaluating efficiency of production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, and make changes to work schedule or equipment when necessary
  • (c) planning details of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, cost, time available and labour requirements
  • (d) controlling the operation of plant and quality procedures through planning of maintenance, designation of operating hours and supply of equipment
  • (e) establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production output and costs, and adjusting processes and resources to minimize costs
  • (f) overseeing the acquisition and installation of new plant and equipment
  • (g) controlling the preparation of production records and reports
  • (h) coordinating the implementation of health and safety requirements
  • (i) researching and implementing regulatory and statutory requirements affecting mineral extraction operations and the environment
  • (j) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Mine manager
- Production manager (mine)
- Production manager (oil and gas extraction)
- Production manager (quarry)
- Quarry manager


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Mine deputy - 3121
Mine supervisor - 3121
Mine under-manager - 3121
Quarry supervisor - 3121

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