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  • 1) Works at opposite end of coal strata assisting LONG-WALL-MINING-MACHINE TENDER to advance plow blade through face of coal in underground or surface mine: Pulls levers to adjust depth of penetration of blade.

  • 2) Signals LONG-WALL-MINING-MACHINE TENDER by electronic buzzer or two-way radio when machine plow blade is properly positioned.

  • 3) Adjusts and makes minor repairs to equipment, using handtools.

  • 4) May assist in positioning jacks, timbers, or roof supports to prevent cave-ins when working underground.




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DOT:   930.666-014

Job Number: 10945