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NOC 8231 – Underground production and development miners

NOC 8231 – Underground production and development miners

December 26, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 8231 is for Underground production and development miners

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Formal training of up to six weeks followed by extended periods of specialized training as a helper or in support occupations is usually provided.
  • Previous experience as a mine labourer or in other mine occupations is usually required.
  • Provincial blasting licence may be required.
  • May be certified in the basic common core program or as an underground hard rock miner in Ontario.
  • Trade certification for miners is available, but voluntary, in Quebec and Manitoba.
  • Company licensing or certification is often required for occupations in this unit group.
  • Certificate in first aid may be required.

List of Job Titles for NOC 8231 – Underground production and development miners

  • Apprentice miner
  • Blast hole driller – underground mining
  • Blaster – underground mining
  • Blockholer – underground mining
  • Bolter operator – underground mining
  • Brine well tender
  • Chute blaster
  • Chute blaster – underground mining
  • Coal miner
  • Continuous mining machine operator
  • Core driller
  • Core driller – underground mining
  • Core-drill operator
  • Core-drill operator – underground mining
  • Cutting machine operator – underground mining
  • Development miner
  • Diamond driller – underground mining
  • Diamond-drill operator
  • Diamond-drill runner – underground mining
  • Diamond-point drill operator
  • Diesel loaderman/woman – underground mining
  • Downhole loader – underground mining
  • Drift driller – underground mining
  • Drift miner
  • Driller – underground mining
  • Drilling machine operator – underground mining
  • Faceman/woman – coal mine
  • Hang-up blaster – underground mining
  • Hardrock miner
  • Hardrock miner apprentice
  • High-raise blaster
  • Hoist operator – underground mining
  • Hoistman/woman underground mining
  • Hydraulic coal monitor operator
  • In-hole drill operator – underground mining
  • In-the-hole (ITH) driller
  • Jack leg drill operator – underground mining
  • Jumbo drill operator
  • Jumbo drill operator – underground mining
  • Load-haul-dump (LHD) operator – underground mining
  • Loading machine operator – underground mining
  • Long-hole blaster – underground mining
  • Long-hole driller – underground mining
  • Longwall coal shearer operator
  • Miner
  • Mining machine operator
  • Mucker – underground mining
  • Mucking machine operator
  • Mucking machine operator – underground mining
  • Potash miner
  • Powderman/woman – underground mining
  • Production driller
  • Production loader operator
  • Production miner
  • Raise boring machine operator – underground mining
  • Raise driller – underground mining
  • Raise miner
  • Raiseman/woman
  • Ring drill operator
  • Roadheader operator
  • Rockbolter
  • Roof bolter
  • Rotary raise driller – underground mining
  • Scoop operator – underground mining
  • Scooptram operator
  • Scooptram operator – underground mining
  • Shaft driller
  • Shaft inspector
  • Shaft miner
  • Shearer operator – underground mining
  • Shearing machine operator – underground mining
  • Shot firer
  • Shot firer – underground mining
  • Shotman/woman – underground mining
  • Slusher operator – underground mining
  • Soft rock miner
  • Stope driller – underground mining
  • Stope miner
  • Undercutter operator – underground mining
  • Wagon drill operator – underground mining
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  1. Johana gomez
    August 6, 2020

    Quisiera saber su hay oportunidad de trabajo para mujeres extranjeras en la mina de carbon

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