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  • 1) Lubricates stripping shovel used to remove overburden at strip mine or open pit: Observes panel to determine efficiency of automatic lubrication system.

  • 2) Heats dope in dope box and sprays lubricant onto gears and other moving parts.

  • 3) Oils and greases shovel while in operation, using hand grease gun and oilcan.

  • 4) Inspects parts, such as swing pinions, boom pins, hoist gears, brakes, boom cable, and supports to detect wear.

  • 5) Records production, repairs, and downtime.

  • 6) May start driving mechanism of shovel and guide shovel into working position.

  • 7) May operate stripping shovel.

  • 8) May lubricate other mining and quarrying equipment and be designated Dragline Oiler; Walking-Dragline Oiler.




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DOT:   850.684-018

Job Number: 10070