Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

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. Includes shale planers.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Initiative * Self Control * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Analytical Thinking * Integrity

Representative Tasks * Reposition machines and move controls to make additional holes or cuts. * Move planer levers to control and adjust the movement of equipment, the speed, height, and depth of cuts, and to rotate swivel cutting booms. * Position jacks, timbers, or roof supports, and install casings, to prevent cave-ins.


Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Bore Miner Operator, Channel Machine Operator, Channeler Runner, Channeling Machine Runner, Clay Mine Cutting Machine Operator, Clay Miner, Coal Cutter, Coal Miner, Continuous Miner Operator (CMO), Cutter, Cutter Operator, Dozer Operator, Drilling Machine Operator, Flame Channeler, Heavy Machinery Operator, Long Wall Mining Machine Tender, Long Wall Shear Operator, Longwall Foreman, Longwall Shearer Operator, Machine Cutter, Machine Driller, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Clay Miner, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Coal Miner, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Company Miner, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Copper Miner, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operator, Miner, Miner Operator, Plane Runner, Plane Tender, Quarry Equipment Operator, Remote Continuous Mining Machine Operator, Shale Miner, Shale Planer Operator, Shear Operator, Shearer Operator, Surface Miner, Under Cutter, Underground Foreman, Underground Groundsperson, Underground Heavy Equipment Operator, Underground Miner.