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53-7033.00 - Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

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Start conveyor booms and gathering-arm motors, and operate winches to position cars under boom conveyors for loading.

53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators
  • Move levers, pedals, and throttles to stop, start, and regulate speeds of hoist or winch drums in response to hand, bell, buzzer, telephone, loud-speaker, or whistle signals, or by observing dial indicators or cable marks.
  • Start engines of hoists or winches and use levers and pedals to wind or unwind cable on drums.
  • Operate compressed air, diesel, electric, gasoline, or steam-driven hoists or winches to control movement of cableways, cages, derricks, draglines, loaders, railcars, or skips.
  • Apply hand or foot brakes and move levers to lock hoists or winches.
  • Tend auxiliary equipment, such as jacks, slings, cables, or stop blocks, to facilitate moving items or materials for further processing.
53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
  • Stop equipment or machinery and clear jams, using poles, bars, and hand tools, or remove damaged materials from conveyors.
  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows.
  • Operate elevator systems in conjunction with conveyor systems.
53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift cargo and guide loads.
  • Adjust controls to guide, position, or move equipment, such as cranes, booms, or cameras.
  • Guide loads being lifted to prevent swinging.
53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
  • Push dual control buttons and move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment.
  • Open and close gates of belt and pneumatic conveyors on machines that are fed directly from preceding machines.
49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chainfalls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment.
  • Manipulate rigging lines, hoists, and pulling gear to move or support materials such as heavy equipment, ships, or theatrical sets.

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