Helpers--Extraction Workers:

Help extraction craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators, by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying equipment or cleaning work area.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $39,180.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 63
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 0.00 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prepare explosives for detonation
Dismantle equipment or temporary structures
Prepare excavation or extraction sites for commissioning or decommissioning
Collect geological samples
Collect samples for analysis or testing
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Load materials into construction equipment
Perform basic carpentry
Drill holes in earth or rock for activities such as blasting

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Operate heavy construction equipment
Operate pneumatic tamper to patch pavement or tamp earth
Operate power or hand tools in construction, extraction, or mining environments
Operate mining equipment or machinery
Transport passengers
Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment
Drive automobile, van, or light truck
Operate cargo handling gear

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Maintain drilling equipment
Repair construction machinery or equipment
Clean construction or extraction related tools, equipment, or machinery

Performing General Physical Activities

Install monitor and extraction wells
Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction
Clean work sites
Load/Unload containers, materials, or products
Dig holes or trenches
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Stack containers, materials, or products
Move materials, equipment, or supplies

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Detonate blasting charges for construction or extraction work
Charge blasting holes with explosives
Follow construction, extraction, or mining related safety procedures and regulations

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