Rock Splitters, Quarry

Rock Splitters, Quarry

Separate blocks of rough dimension stone from quarry mass using jackhammer and wedges.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Independence * Integrity * Social Orientation * Concern for Others * Cooperation * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Achievement/Effort * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Locate grain line patterns to determine how rocks will split when cut. * Remove pieces of stone from larger masses, using jackhammers, wedges, and other tools. * Drill holes along outlines, using jackhammers.


Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Manufacturing,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Blaster, Driller, Ledge Man, Quarry Driller, Quarry Manager, Quarry Plug and Feather Driller, Quarry Worker, Quarrying Specialist, Quarryman, Rock Breaker, Rock Picker, Rock Splitter, Rockman, Sandstone Splitter, Saw Operator, Splitter Operator, Stone Breaker, Stone Splitter.