931-Mining and construction labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mining and construction labourers
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Job Description: 
Mining and construction labourers perform simple and routine manual tasks in mining, quarrying, civil engineering and building operations.

Main Tasks include -

  • digging and filling holes and trenches using hand held tools
  • shovelling and spreading excavated materials, sand, soil, and gravel
  • sorting, loading, unloading, stacking and storing tools, materials and equipment and transporting them around work sites
  • cleaning machinery, equipment, tools and work sites and removing obstructions.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

9311 Mining and quarrying labourers
9312 Civil engineering labourers
9313 Building construction labourers