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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in strip or pit mining or in quarrying: Studies contour maps and aerial photographs to determine locations for roads and cuts.

  • 2) Supervises road construction crew and lays out blast pattern.

  • 3) Supervises drilling and shooting crews in drilling blast holes and detonation of charges.

  • 4) Plans location of spoil pile to allow maximum room for stripping.

  • 5) Coordinates stripping, drilling, blasting, quarrying, and loading activities, and assists workers with faulty equipment.

  • 6) Determines property lines and legal limits of operations in order to comply with rights of adjoining property owners and mining laws.

  • 7) Schedules running and major repair work on drilling machine and stripping and loading shovels.

  • 8) Requisitions supplies, such as explosives, lubricants, bits, and machine parts.

  • 9) Observes mining operation to detect violation of safety regulations and compiles safety and production records.

  • 10) May supervise crushing operations.

  • 11) May train new workers.

  • 12) May be designated according to specific work performed as Supervisor, Drilling And Shooting; Supervisor, Blasting.

  • 13) Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


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