3121-Mining supervisors

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mining supervisors
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Mining supervisors oversee mining and quarrying operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of miners working in underground and surface mines and quarries.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) directly supervising and coordinating the activities of workers who extract minerals and other natural deposits from the earth, operate underground conveyances or heavy equipment in surface mines and quarries
  • (b) establishing methods to meet work schedules and recommending measures to mining managers to improve productivity
  • (c) working with managerial and technical personnel, other departments and contractors to resolve operational problems and coordinate activities
  • (d) providing reports and other information to mining managers about all aspects of mining or quarrying operations
  • (e) determining staffing and material needs for the mine or quarry.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Mine deputy
- Mine supervisor
- Mine under-manager
- Quarry supervisor


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Mine manager - 1322
- Mine safety inspector - 3117
- Miner - 8111
- Quarrier - 8111

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