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MINE LABORER in Weeks Island at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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MINE LABORER  
 Summary: As directed, performs a variety of tasks from unskilled to skilled and is the labor pool from which additional or vacant bid jobs are filled on a daily, weekly or longer basis. 
Responsibilities
General Working Conditions: Works in an underground mine where temperatures in the work areas range from 78o - 100o F. The relative humidity is high in summer and low in winter. Work areas are generally dry. Lighting is provided in key areas, however, most areas are illuminated only by a miners cap lamp and/or by equipment lighting. Floor heave is prevalent and may result in uneven floor conditions. Floors may also be polished by mobile equipment traffic resulting in slippery footing. Some work must be done around machinery and equipment that is in motion as well as around energized power cables. As with all work underground, this position requires attention be paid to roof and rib conditions. Essential Functions: 1) Must be capable of lifting 65# on a frequent basis.2) Must be able to perform laborer tasks such as shoveling, handling and hanging power cable,         extend conveyor belt structure, hanging brattice curtain, general cleanup, etc.3) Must know operation of key pieces of mobile equipment such as tractors, pick-ups, LHD, FEL, haul         truck, etc. so that they can 'fill-in' when needed.4) Must know the operation of stationary equipment such as Crushing/Screening and Bin and Skip.         5) Must be familiar with JSA's on both mobile and stationary equipment they are qualified to operate.            To be alert for any conditions which could pose a safety hazard or result in injury or equipment                       breakdown or damage, and to report or correct such conditions immediately.6) Must be able to climb a ladder at least 8' in length several times a day while mounting and                      dismounting equipment.7) Must be able to see clearly with only cap lamp or equipment lighting.8) Must be able to walk over terrain varying from soft to hard as well as slick and uneven.9) Must be able to sit in operators seat for long periods of time, subjected to whole body vibration     while operating mobile equipment.           10) Must be able to operate various machinery by manipulating multiple hand and foot control levers,            sometimes simultaneously.           11) Must be able to use a shovel to clean up spillage and lift 5 feet.
Qualifications
Other Functions: 1) Scales or assists in scaling, as required, on back, face or ribs.2) Make minor repairs or adjustments and assist mechanics in major repairs as directed while           operating mobile equipment.3) Fill out inspection sheets, timecards, production, and other reports properly as required.4) Does other related work as directed by the Superintendent or foreman.

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