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  • 1) Throws switches and couples, or attaches to cable, cars being hauled by locomotive or hoisted by cable or chain in mines, quarries, or industrial plants: Uncouples loaded cars at their destination or uncouples and distributes empty cars to sidings or to loading areas.

  • 2) Moves switches to route cars and signals DINKEY OPERATOR to start or stop cars.

  • 3) May open and close ventilation doors in mines.

  • 4) May open or close chute gates to load or unload cars.

  • 5) May crush oversize rock or ore on grizzly to prevent clogging, using sledgehammer.

  • 6) May remove and tag ore samples for laboratory analysis.

  • 7) May be designated according to type of hauling machine as Dinkey-Operator Helper.




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Job Number: 1076