9311-Mining and quarrying labourers

Job Title: 

Mining and quarrying labourers

Job Description: 

Mining and quarrying labourers perform routine tasks in mining and quarrying operations.


Tasks include

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

Digger (chalk, clay gravel or sand)

Labourer digging (mining and quarrying)/ Hauler (mining)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2427