Operates underground loading machine to load coal, ore, or rock into shuttle or mine car or onto conveyors. Loading equipment may include power shovels, hoisting engines equipped with cable-drawn scraper or scoop, or machines equipped with gathering arms and conveyor.
This career is part of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster Power, Structural and Technical Systems pathway.
Watch a one-minute video showing what it's like to work in this career or related careers
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Note: This movie requires QuickTime.
People who do this job report that:
Working in this career involves (physical activities):
Careers that are more detailed or close to this career: