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Job Description:

  • 1) Drives self-propelled electric loading machine equipped with gathering arms and conveyor to load shattered coal, rock, or ore into shuttle or mine cars in underground mine: Drives machine into pile of material blasted from working face.

  • 2) Moves levers to raise and swivel multisectioned conveyor boom and to start conveyor boom and gathering-arm motors.

  • 3) Advances machine to gather material and convey it into car at rear.

  • 4) Stops gathering arms when car is full.

  • 5) Pries off loose material from roof and moves it into path of machine with crowbar.

  • 6) Moves trailing electrical cable clear of obstructions, using rubber safety gloves.

  • 7) May replace hydraulic hoses, headlight bulbs, and gathering-arm teeth.




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Job Number: 5988