Underground Bolter Operator

Location: Verona, KY Posted Date: May 20, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 2017-1624 CareerMine Job Id: 1356884


  • The Underground Bolter Operator installs roof control supports in the active mining operations.


  • High School diploma or equivalent,
  • 1 to 3 years of mining experience preferred
  • The individual must have the ability to observe the work environment, collect data and independently solve problems or make recommendations for correcting identified deficiencies. The individual must be capable of working under minimum supervision and be motivated to improve the production process through the use and application of preventative maintenance tools, practices, and technology.
  • The individual filling this position will be responsible to do everything within the scope of their responsibility, authority, knowledge, and skill to do what needs to be done without being asked on a daily basis to insure job completion in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Basic troubleshooting and the ability to make small maintenance repairs
  • Operate mobile equipment
  • Read and understand reference materials including manuals and drawings
  • Work a combination of 12hr, 10hr, and 8hr shifts as needed to provide the mining operations continuous roof control support.
  • Individuals will be expected to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.


  • Perform job duties in an underground room and pillar mining operation.
  • Perform required workplace inspections within the underground operations of the mine
  • Perform audits / inspections on roof bolting equipment and storage facilities.
  • Operate manual “man-up” style roof bolting equipment as well as automatic style roof bolting equipment
  • Manage and coordinate with plant management the necessary roof bolting consumables.
  • Perform daily scheduled maintenance on roof bolting equipment as well as routine breakdown maintenance.
  • Operate aerial work platforms including man baskets and man-lifts as needed
  • Work in an underground mining environment – Room and Pillar operation
  • Individuals must have the ability to perform work at heights while wearing fall protection devices.

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