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Mine Cutting Machine Operators

Operate machinery to cut along the surfaces of mines or quarries.

Quick Facts


$25.43 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -1.8%    Read more about outlook


High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate detonation equipment.
  • Operate mining equipment.
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment.
  • Monitor extraction operations.
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Job Title Examples:

Coal Miner
Underground Heavy Equipment Operator
Continuous Miner Operator (CMO)

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