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Extraction Worker Helpers

Perform basic duties at a mining site.

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National Data
$22.45 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  23%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect geological samples.
  • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures.
  • Prepare excavation or extraction sites for commissioning or decommissioning.
  • Operate mining equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Blasting Helper
Continuous Miner Operator Helper
Miner Assistant

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