Operate diesel or electric-powered shuttle car in underground mine to transport materials from working face to mine cars or conveyor.
Control conveyors that run the entire length of shuttle cars in order to distribute loads as loading progresses.
Drive loaded shuttle cars to ramps, and move controls in order to discharge loads into mine cars or onto conveyors.
Clean, fuel, and service equipment, and repair and replace parts as necessary.
Move mine cars into position for loading and unloading, using pinchbars inserted under car wheels to position cars under loading spouts.
Guide and stop cars by switching, applying brakes, or placing scotches (wooden wedges) between wheels and rails.
Push or ride cars down slopes, or hook cars to cables and control cable drum brakes, in order to ease cars down inclines.
Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines.
Open and close bottom doors of cars in order to dump contents.
Direct other workers to move stakes, place blocks, position anchors or cables, or move materials.
Monitor loading processes in order to ensure that materials are loaded according to specifications.
Measure, weigh, or verify levels of rock, gravel, or other excavated material in order to prevent equipment overloads.
Read written instructions or confer with supervisors about schedules and materials to be moved.
Maintain records of materials moved.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Management of Material Resources
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Management of Financial Resources
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Writing computer programs for various purposes.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Concern for Others
Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.