9311-Mining and quarrying labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mining and quarrying labourers
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Job Description: 
Mining and quarrying labourers perform routine tasks in mining and quarrying operations

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) assisting miners and quarriers in maintaining machinery, equipment, and mine and quarry installations
  • (b) assembling and dismantling mining equipment
  • (c) removing tunnel supports from disused workings in mines and quarries
  • (d) removing dangerous projections from mine and quarry workings
  • (e) removing waste and serviceable materials and equipment from work areas after extraction activities have been completed, and clearing rock and mineral spills
  • (f) cleaning machinery, equipment, tools, roadways and haulage tracks
  • (g) sorting, loading, unloading, stacking and storing tools, materials and supplies used by other mine workers.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Coal sampler
- Mining labourer
- Quarry labourer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Driller (mining) - 8111
- Miner - 8111
- Mining plant operator - 8111
- Quarrier - 8111
- Driller (oil or gas well) - 8113
- Drilling plant operator - 8113

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