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Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Operate self-propelled mining machines that rip coal, metal and nonmetal ores, rock, stone, or sand from the mine face and load it onto conveyors or into shuttle cars in a continuous operation.

Salary Breakdown

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Average

$46,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$40,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$48,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$57,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

290

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Continuous Mining Machine Operators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Equipment Maintenance

SKILL

Troubleshooting

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Reaction Time


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