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Career and Education Opportunities for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Company Miners

In general, mine cutting and channeling machine company miners operate machinery--such as longwall shears, plows, and cutting machines--to cut or channel along the face or seams of coal mines, stone quarries, or other mining surfaces to facilitate blasting, separating, or removing minerals or materials from mines or from the earth's surface.

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STATES WITH Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Company Miner OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Company Miner

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Company Miner video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Mine cutting and channeling machine company miners remove worn or broken tools and machine bits and parts, using wrenches, pry bars, and other hand tools, and lubricate machines, using grease guns. Finally, mine cutting and channeling machine company miners observe indicator lights and gauges, and listen to machine operation in order to uncover binding or stoppage of tools or other equipment problems.

Every day, mine cutting and channeling machine company miners are expected to be able to maintain precise control of objects and devices through a range of movements. It is also important that they respond quickly in general.