7111-Miners and Quarriers

Job Title: 

Miners and Quarriers

Job Description: 

Miners and quarriers operate plant, machinery and hand tools to extract rock, minerals and non-metallic deposits from underground and surface mines and quarries.


Collecting mineral samples for laboratory analysis

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

817 - Mining and Mineral Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

711101 - Mining Operator
Description : Operates equipment to break, excavate, load and transport minerals in an underground or open-cut mine.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Coal Cutter, Continuous Miner Operator, Crawler Pilot, Hydraulic Rock Breaker Operator (Mining), Mining Plant Operator, Mining Team Leader, Roof Bolter (Mining), Shuttle Car Operator (Mining)

711102 - Shotcreter
Description : Performs shotcreting operations to provide support for unsafe or unstable excavations on surface or underground.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa