Roof Bolters, Mining

Roof Bolters, Mining

Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Self Control * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Initiative * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Drill bolt holes into roofs at specified distances from ribs or adjacent bolts. * Position bolting machines, and insert drill bits into chucks. * Perform tests to determine if methane gas is present.


Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Bolt Machine Operator, Bolt Man, Bolter, Bolting Inspector, Bolting Machine Operator, Miner, Place Change Roof Bolter, Roof Bolter, Roof Bolter Operator, Roof Bolting Coal Miner, Underground Bolting Machine Operator, Underground Mine Superintendent, Underground Miner, Underground Mining Section Foreman, Underground Roof Bolter.