Mining Support Worker (Occupation Code : 831101)
DescriptionPerforms routine tasks in mining and mineral ore treating operations such as assembling, operating and dismantling mining equipment, taking ore, rock and dust samples, and mixing ore treating chemicals and catalysts.
TasksPerforming routine tasks in mining and mineral ore treating operations.
Loading ore into mine cars, trucks or conveyors for transport to the stockpile or mine surface.
Supporting the walls and roofs in underground mines with rock bolts and erecting wooden or steel props, pillars and arches.
Clearing spills of ore or coal using hand and power tools.
Cleaning underground rooms, roadways, working areas and mining equipment and conveyances.
Assisting mining development work such as opening up new shafts, drives, air vents, rises and crib rooms.
Assisting other mine workers in maintaining or constructing underground installations.
Assisting in assembling, operating and dismantling mining equipment.
Assisting with installing lighting, pumps, cabling and other equipment to service the mine.
Alternate Occupation Names
Mine Stage Assistant
Mineral Ore Processing Labourer
Mine Survey Recorder
Sand Pit Worker
Pit Crew Support Worker
Centrifuge Pump Operator/ Pump Attendant
Acclimatisation Chamber Operator/ Heat Tolerance S
Mine Sampler / Worker
Quarry Hand / Worker
Battery Bay Attendant/ Battery and Lamp Repairer
Strata Control Observer
Shaft Sinking Helper
LPW Type unknown 1
Step 1 : Admission Requirements 2
- No formal education
You don't need any formal schooling or formal qualifications to enter this occupation. However, employers may set their own entry requirements when they recruit people for positions in this occupation.
Step 2 : In-service training
- In-service Training
Short courses, skills programmes and on-the-job training are offered by employers.