Also called: Driller Helper, Coal Miner, Maintainer, Blasting Helper
What they do: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.
On the job, you would:
- Repair and maintain automotive and drilling equipment, using hand tools.
- Observe and monitor equipment operation during the extraction process in order to detect any problems.
- Drive moving equipment in order to transport materials and parts to excavation sites.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Office suite software
Data base user interface and query software
See more details at O*NET OnLine about helpers--extraction workers.