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Extraction Worker Helpers

Perform basic duties at a mining site.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$17.39 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  21.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment.
  • Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning.
  • Monitor extraction operations.
  • Select construction materials.
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Job Title Examples:

Blasting Helper
Continuous Miner Operator Helper
Miner Assistant

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